Siobhan Benita

Government Refuses to Budge - It Must Restore Free Travel For Under 18s Now

Siobhan Benita has been calling on the Government to reinstate free travel in London for under 18s. The Transport Secretary is refusing to listen, so its time for further action.

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We should all be worried by the departure of Mark Sedwill

Siobhan Benita, Lib Dem Candidate for Mayor of London, is a former senior civil servant who worked at the heart of central government in the Cabinet Office. In response to the recent ousting of Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill, she's written about her concerns for the creeping politicisation of the civil service.

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Benita: Time to scrap suspicionless Stop & Search

Siobhan Benita has backed a new Liberal Democrat Bill to scrap suspicion-less stop and search and called on the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to use his own powers to tackle institutional racism in the Met Police.

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Benita: Reaction to City Hall Move To The Crystal

Reacting to the news that the Mayor of London will consult on a proposal to move City Hall to The Crystal in the Royal Docks, Siobhan Benita, Lib Dem Candidate for Mayor of London, said:

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Siobhan Benita: Investigate whether Met Police still institutionally racist

Siobhan Benita, Lib Dem Candidate for Mayor of London, has called on the Mayor of London to investigate whether or not the Met Police is still instiutionally racist.

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Benita: Racism exists in Britain too

As peaceful protestors gather for Black Lives Matter rally in Hyde Park, London, Siobhan Benita, Lib Dem Candidate for Mayor of London, has released the following statement:

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Restore Free Travel for Under 18s in London

Siobhan Benita, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Mayor of London, has written to Grant Shapps asking him to urgently reverse the temporary suspension of free travel for under 18s in London. Sign the petition to support here.

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We can’t afford to let today’s acts of kindness be tomorrow’s memories

Siobhan Benita writes about how kindness must be at the heart of our politics, marking this year's Mental Health Awareness Week's focus on Kindness.

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Benita: Ordinary Londoners pay price for TfL Bailout

Responding to the TfL funding package from the Government, Siobhan Benita, Lib Dem Candidate for Mayor of London, criticised the deal as being bad for London.

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Lib Dems propose post-lockdown transport safety measures

Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate, Siobhan Benita, has written to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan suggesting five measures that could be implemented in the capital to keep travel safe when lockdown measures are eased.

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