Conservative politicians are calling for a ban on tube strikes - arguing that they should be replaced with a compulsory mediation process.
A report, published by Conservative members of the Greater London Authority, claims that strikes have an "immense" impact on the UK economy - and should therefore be "outlawed".
Instead, an impartial judge would decide on a settlement.
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A lamp in the tower which houses Big Ben is to be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years.
Sir Bruce entertained audiences for more than seven decades.
Work in the tower will also pause over the bank holiday weekend.