Newslinks | Planning, Alcohol & Boris' Agenda

LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditor
  • Sir Simon Milton, Leader of Westminster Council and Chair of the Local Government Association, has been appointed by the Mayor to be his senior advisor on planning. Sir Simon was an outspoken critic of the powers granted to Ken Livingstone under his tenure as Mayor, so this appointment may have significant implications on the building of new capital projects.
  • The Mayor is due to outline the timetable for his ban on alcohol on the Tube [PA].
  • Transport Briefing outlines the challenges facing Mr Johnson in his new job.