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ANDREW PIERCE: Sadiq Khan's policies add up to a lot of wasted cash 

Added 10-19-20 06:36:02am EST - “ANDREW PIERCE: London Assembly Conservatives have revealed the bill for TfL staff working on trade union activities has nearly doubled under Khan to ” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “ANDREW PIERCE: Sadiq Khan's policies add up to a lot of wasted cash ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan may have gone cap in hand to the Government for another £1 billion taxpayer bailout for Transport for London but he shows no inclination to rein in his own wasteful spending.

London Assembly Conservatives have revealed the bill for TfL staff working on trade union activities has nearly doubled under Khan to £8.7 million in 2019/20. 

In comparison, the entire civil service spends £10 million on so-called 'facility time', despite the fact that it has more than 400,000 staff, compared to TfL's 27,000.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan (pictured) may have gone cap in hand to the Government for another £1 billion taxpayer bailout for Transport for London

The Tories are also pressing for the abolition of 'nominee passes', a TfL staff perk since 2002, which gives them and a person they live with free travel.

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