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Mayor pushes role of 'Night Czar' in wake of Fabric closure

The Mayor of London is looking for a night czar Credit: PA

Sadiq Khan has renewed his search for a 'Night Czar' to safeguard London's nightlife in the wake of the decision to close Fabric.

He said the new position would be to "ensure London thrives as a 24-hour city" in a safe and enjoyable way for all.

The part-time, £35,000 per annum role has been advertised on the Mayor of London website to "champion the value of London’s night time culture whilst developing and diversifying London’s night time economy."

London's Night Czar will work 2.5 days a week

The club closed temporarily after the deaths of two teenagers from suspected drug overdoses earlier this year, and last month the Met applied to the council for the licence to be reviewed.

Fabric on Farringdon's Charterhouse Street Credit: ITV News

In a series of tweets, the Mayor said that he had no power to intervene or overturn the decision to shut the capital's biggest nightclub and reiterated his "disappointment" over its closure.

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