The Ideas Book for London

Economic
Thursday, May 1, 2003

Fresh thinking for a capital city, including:- give the GLA tax-raising powers - introduce local income tax to pay for local government - introduce elected transport and police commissioners - form a separate traffic police - abolish national pay scales to allow schools and hospital in London to recruit staff on their own terms - abolish the Government Office for London (GOL) - reduce the number of London Boroughs