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Tackling speeding during the lockdown

Caroline Pidgeon has written to the Met Police's Deputy Commissioner to ask for an update on issues around speeding in London during the COVID-19 lockdown and some long-standing concerns on speeding, as well as praising the Met for the quick action they have taken to try and tackle increased speeding since lockdown began.

You can read Caroline's full letter here.

Petition: support nurseries and nursery workers

Caroline has written today to London's Strategic Coordination Group for COVID-19 asking how nurseries in London are being supported, and to urge them to lobby the Government to ensure nurseries and nursery workers are supported through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Caroline is supporting a petition to ask the government to pay furloughed nursery workers through the job retention scheme. Please take a look at the petition and consider signing!

Bus safety measures are welcome, but more needs to be done

Caroline talked to ITV News's Simon Harris about the importance of keeping our bus drivers and passengers safe during the coronavirus crisis.

Welcome further measures are being introduced to ensure that our brave and dedicated bus drivers are as safe as possible whilst carrying out their essential roles, but there is still more that can and must be done.

Police custody and bail during the COVID-19 crisis

Caroline Pidgeon has written to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner to understand the force's plans to keep police officers, staff, detainees and the public safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

Caroline wrote:

There will be many across London who have concerns over the custody environment and the safety of officers, staff and detainees when it comes to the possible transmission of COVID-19 in these environments.

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