London mayor Boris Johnson was accused of a U-turn today after announcing new travelcards for part-time commuters.
The mayor was under pressure to introduce a new Oyster Card cap following a campaign by members of the London Assembly.
In October he appeared to dismiss the idea when he told Liberal Democrat Caroline Pidgeon:
But today the mayor said new ticketing arrangements for part-time workers would be introduced in January 2015 as part of the switch to contactless bank card payments.
Boris Johnson said: