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Progress on affordable childcare is long overdue

Caroline questioned the Deputy Mayor of London for Business, and the senior leadership of the London Action Partnership (LEAP), on the serious issue of childcare on London’s economy. The lack of affordable childcare means we have the lowest maternal employment rates in any region of the UK.

Change is long overdue.

Vehicle scrappage schemes need to go further

At Mayor's Question Time, Caroline welcomed the Mayor's plan to improve the van scrappage scheme to include sole traders, but stressed the need to go further and include mobility credits as part of the new car scrappage scheme.

PCSO numbers across London are too stretched

At January 2019's Mayor's Question Time, Caroline raised her concerns with over the number of deployable Police Community Support Officers in London. With vacancies and officers on long-term sick leave, places like Streatham can end up with one PCSO left to cover four wards. This is not sustainable.

Boroughs need clarity on the Met's extra police scheme

At the London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee, Caroline questioned the Mayor on the Met's Patrol Plus Scheme which allows boroughs to fund extra police officers to tackle local priority issues. The scheme is currently under review, and it's vital that boroughs get clarity on its future as soon as possible.

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