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This is the official Twitter account for the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Tweets before 9 May 2016 are from the previous Mayor
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Mayor of London 26m
We’re delighted is bringing back to today. London is renowned for its vibrant and diverse busking scene so we’re proud that a free event across five stages is celebrating our city’s street performers.
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Mayor of London 1h
Diversion and prevention go hand-in-hand with enforcement in our work to reduce violent crime in London. School holidays have started and we’ve got an interactive map of hundreds of activities for young Londoners this summer. Take a look →
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Mayor of London 2h
Last night we celebrated the launch of Festival at 's River Stage. We’re encouraging Londoners to get outdoors & enjoy one of the hundreds of free activities taking place across the city until 28 July. Find events here:
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Mayor of London 16h
This is why we need rent controls ➡️
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Mayor of London 17h
All women and girls should feel safe travelling, working or going out at night. More than 200 organisations and venues in London have signed up to our Women’s Night Safety Charter and today we launched a new toolkit to help more of our city get on board.
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Mayor of London 18h
The scale of the housing affordability crisis means that action must be taken. We want to control how much rent private landlords can charge so London’s 2.4 million renters have stable homes. Read our report on how we want to tackle London’s
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The Guardian Jul 18
Sadiq Khan calls for new powers to impose London rent controls
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Mayor of London 23h
We can’t let a generation of Londoners continue to suffer high rents and the constant threat of eviction. The 2.4m Londoners that rent need more than tinkering around the edges – they need a fundamentally different approach to renting privately. We want to introduce rent controls
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Mayor of London 23h
We're bringing 4G phone signal to the Tube so millions of Londoners can stay connected while traveling through tunnels and platforms. We want London to enjoy the best digital connectivity across our transport network
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Theo Blackwell Jul 19
Tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year 👇 - part of something bigger: underground mobile services will see hundreds of kilometres of fibre laid in tunnels, creating a new fibre backbone for London....
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Guardian Tech Jul 18
Calling at all stations: tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year
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HuffPost UK Jul 18
Rejoice! The Tube will soon have mobile signal (even in tunnels)
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Mayor of London Jul 19
Change in the private rented sector is overdue. More and more Londoners are renting long-term, including families and older people, and the law is not fit for purpose. We’re calling for a devolution of powers to London so we can introduce rent control.
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Mayor of London Jul 18
Private renting in London needs to change and over two-thirds of Londoners support rent control. We want to create a new Private Rent Commission with power devolved to London so we can lower rents and keep tenancies secure.
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London Gov Jul 18
I’ve pledged more than £600k to support 23 local projects that will build more inclusive, vibrant neighbourhoods. These wonderful ideas could help transform local communities, but they need further support & donations to become a reality. Could you help?
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LGBT Foundation Jul 18
“It is time listen to the voices of our trans and non-binary communities and proceed with reforming this legislation to ensure that it benefits the communities it was intended to support” Mayors encourage government to carry out GRA reform
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Mayor of London Jul 18
Last night we switched on the first 4 bridges for - a major art installation lighting up 15 bridges connecting North & South London & the world’s longest piece of public art. The use of energy efficient LEDs provides a sustainable solution for lighting the Thames.
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Mayor of London Jul 18
Replying to @MayorofLondon
The Victims Code of Practice is being reformed. The Code outlines the minimum standards victims of crime can expect from the police and the courts. You can have your say on the new code here:
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Mayor of London Jul 18
Experiencing a crime can be deeply traumatic. How victims are supported afterwards can make a huge difference to seeing justice delivered & helping them to recover. Read report detailing how victims’ rights can be strengthened.
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London Gov Jul 18
Our RE:CODE London event, part of Festival, gives kids the chance to build, code and learn with LEGO, while discovering the importance of London’s rich and diverse wildlife. Book your free tickets here:
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