Report claims London has a population equal to Scotland & Wales combined but far less power. @itvlondon
Municipal government in London receives 7% of all taxes raised in the city. In New York it's 50%+. @itvlondon
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is backing the scheme.
A spokesperson said the lightning strikes had left the "aircraft fuelling system unavailable."
Nearly 1,000 properties have been left without power, and road users have been warned of potentially hazardous conditions.