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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:33 am on 19th March 2009.

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Photo of Clive Efford Clive Efford Labour, Eltham 11:33 am, 19th March 2009

When can we have some time set aside to set up a Regional Select Committee for London? The Mayor has cut major infrastructure projects in London, the 50 per cent. target for affordable housing has been cut, and a £75 million revenue black hole has been created in the budget of Transport for London. London Members of Parliament want a voice on those issues and an opportunity to scrutinise the Mayor—or at least, Labour Members want that, even if the Liberals and the Tories do not. When can we set up a Committee for London?

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