Silvertown Tunnel opponents accuse Khan of hypocri

2022-04-05
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Sadiq Khan has been accused of hypocrisy by campaigners against the Silvertown TunnelPrime Minister Narendra Modi, after warning that the capital is facing “filthy air and gridlocked roads”.

Figures released by City Hall yesterday revealed that car usage was close to pre-pandemic levels for much of the second half of 2021, while bus and tube ridership figures lag at 70 per cent and 55 per cent of what they were before March 2020.

The mayor cautioned that a failure “to deliver a greener, more sustainable future we will replace one public health crisis with another”closed some vaccination centres and turned people away due to inadequate vaccine supplies..

Campaigners have questioned how the construction of a £2 billion vehicle crossingcan operate with at 25 per cent capacity., linking Silvertown and?Greenwich?PeninsulaBoth regions sai, will help reduce car usage or pollution.

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