Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Livingstone's Ambassadors

Yesterday the Mayor slipped out a statement about his plan to open an office in Caracas. This will be the third of his 'embassies', with the GLA already having a presence in Europe and China. The European office recently published a glossy leaflet to highlight their achievements, which include:

Won places for London's experts on European Commission working groups that shape EU policy.

Amended the European Employment Guidelines to benefit London's labour market.

Organised events and study visits to inform transport policy makers across the EU of the functioning and success of London's congestion charge.

Won support from 15 larger EU cities for the Mayor of London's statement on a common asylum policy for the EU.

The council taxpayers will be pleased...

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