New job for Andrew Gilligan

The Mayor of London is to appoint journalist Andrew Gilligan as his cycling commissioner

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Gilligan appointed as cycling commissioner

Andrew Gilligan Credit: PA

Boris Johnson has appointed journalist Andrew Gilligan as his cycling commissioner. Mr Gilligan says he's accepted the job 'part time' as an adviser on cylcing policy, promising a 'whole set of ambitious cycling policies'.

It's understood he'll be paid pro-rata and work one or two days a week. Andrew Gilligan will continue in his job at the Daily Telegraph but will no longer cover stories relating to London politics.

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