Mayor champions apprentices

The Mayor is going to be in east London today with Stephen Hammond MP. He's going to be meeting apprentices at the Crossrail Tunnelling Academy in Ilford for National Apprenticeship Week

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Mayor's apprenticeship boost

London's apprentices were given a little help today.

The Mayor announced he's cutting the cost of them getting around London, by giving them a third off the price of public transport.

Boris Johnson says it could help around 40,000 people save more than £600 a year.

But the discount travel will only last for a year.

The details now from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris:

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