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Lewisham Mayor failed to meet Boris once to discuss “vital” Bakerloo line extension

Local Conservatives have hit out at the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock, after figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request revealed he failed to meet the former Mayor of London Boris Johnson to discussthe proposed extension of the Bakerloo line between its announcement in September 2014 and Boris Johnson’s end of term in April 2016.

Bim Afolami Welcomes Latest Fall in Unemployment

Bim Afolami, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham Deptford, has welcomed new figures from the Office of National Statistics showing a drop of 29.9% in the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in the constituency. The figures also a show a drop of 38% in the number of young people on JSA over the last 12 months.