Transport for London is a local authority in its own right. The statutory corporation, strategically guided by the Mayor of London, regulated under local government finance rules, and governed by the Greater London Authority Act, directly employs nearly 30,000 people, operates one of the world’s most complicated rapid transport systems, and is responsible for one of the largest capital portfolios in Europe. Crossrail alone is Europe’s largest construction project.
Government to legally challenge Covid inquiry over private documents
Johnson’s cooperation raises questions about why the Cabinet Office is so insistent on a stand-off.