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Boris faces questions from London Assembly members

London Assembly Members are set to question the Mayor of London on issues including cycling safety and fuel poverty later on today.

The session at City Hall, the final Mayor's Question Time of the year, will last two and a half hours .

TFL's 'Fit for the Future' stations programme and the use of Oyster and travel cards on High Speed 1 trains will also be discussed.

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Boris accused of not caring about Londoners' health

NHS protest. Credit: London Tonight

A London Assembly member has accused Boris Johnson of not caring about the health of Londoners in a heated exchange during Mayor's Question Time.

Despite demonstrations, and one noisy protester being led away from the meeting, the Mayor refused to be drawn on the proposed closure of Accident and Emergency departments in the capital.

But, he admitted he had not responded to a public consultation on the issue.


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Boris vows new bus will 'not affect fares'

Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Credit: PA

London Mayor Boris Johnson tells Mayor's Question Time the new London bus will cost "about the same" as a regular hybrid but will be more fuel efficient. He admits the annual cost of a conductor will be £62,000 per bus. But Mr Johnson insists there will be "absolutely no affect on fares".

The London Mayor and The Green Party's Darren Johnson had an argument about the green merits of the new bus. On the return of conductors, Mr Johnson said: "I not only keep my priomises, I keep Labour's promises as well."