We are surprised by the Mayor's unexpected statement. We look forward to hearing how he intends to full the financial gap that now stands between us and our ability to provide free art and culture to millions of Londoners.
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RMT members staged a protest outside Parliament to mark the anniversary of the first strike one year ago today.
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The service is the first to be held in the singer's honour since the private funeral held by the family at Highgate Cemetery on March 29.