Mayor's Question Time

Mayor Boris Johnson has been answering questions from the London Assembly.

Boris Johnson asked about benefit housing reforms

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Labour's Tom Copley asks about families being evicted or moved because of benefit reforms. @itvlondon

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Boris Johnson replies there is no headcount evidence of a "mass exodus". @itvlondon

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Johnson: talks of "eyewatering sums" of benefit - "Not everybody can live exactly where they want in London." @itvlondon

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Mayor Boris Johnson on air pollution

The Mayor said the level of dangerous particulates in the air has been reduced by 15% because of action on encouraging clean vehicles, walking and cycling. He also said he has introduced a plan to bring in an Ultra Low Emission Zone for vehicles in London by 2020.

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Johnson: "I agree this is a serious issue which needs to be tackled." @itvlondon

Mayor questioned over air pollution

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Schoolchildren in the public gallery at City Hall all wearing hi-viz vests. Why? @itvlondon http://t.co/199Ih6ZBdm

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Lib Dem Stephen Knight questions the mayor about the air quality threat to schoolchildren. @itvlondon

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Knight asks mayor to introduce a smog warning system for school children.@itvlondon