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on June 28, 2016 in World News

Sadiq Khan calls for more powers for London to protect capital after Brexit vote

 by PIPPA CRERAR   Sadiq Khan today called for London to “take back control” of its own destiny in the aftermath of the EU referendum. The Mayor issued a demand for more tax-raising powers “right now” as well as far-reaching command of public services. His devolution wish-list stopped short of calling for London, the only English region to vote to stay within the EU, as a city-state. But he stressed the extra powers would be necessary to protect the capital’s economy, jobs and prosperity from the uncertainty of Brexit ahead. They include greater financial autonomy, as well as wide-ranging...

 by PIPPA CRERAR   Sadiq Khan today called for London to “take back control” of its own destiny in the aftermath of the EU referendum. The Mayor issued a demand for more tax-raising powers “right now” as well as...

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