This proposed hike in the congestion charge underlines what every London driver knows - that the charge is nothing to do with congestion or CO2 and everything to do with cash, in effect a tax.
Congestion in the capital is already well above pre-charge levels but this is not related to an increase in the number of private cars.
A city trying to get back on its feet after recession doesn't need its key service firms to suffer from further financial burden. Some of that will be passed on to customers, which hits growth and high-street spending.
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Police say he may have attacked more children and urged them to come forward.
The suspect walked up to a Tesco employee and shoulder barged him to the ground before punching him repeatedly in the face.
Up to 200 noisy motorists regularly meet in Imperial Way, Croydon attracting crowds of up to 400 people.