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This is the official Twitter account for the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Tweets before 9 May 2016 are from the previous Mayor

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Moderate air pollution forecast Tuesday 23rd July. For more information visit: https://t.co/YadUA9kueH https://t.co/7esqm2RGm2
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonToday I co-signed the London National Park City Charter which sets out key actions to make London a city where peop… https://t.co/4EzBWXZLQGTo every young Londoner - carrying a knife won’t keep you safe. Don't risk your future. #LondonNeedsYouAlive https://t.co/91dkF3Oni3
7/22
2019
I made a promise to help rough sleepers year-round, not just in winter. That’s why we've launched a new team dedica… https://t.co/q5xIvDUQm7I declared a climate emergency and am working to make London zero-carbon by 2050. London is a hub of expertise in f… https://t.co/8HNGQ27WmsGood luck to everyone taking part in the #ASICSLDN10K in central London today. Today’s event will be free of single… https://t.co/NdmKBLZ2SBWe work 24/7 to combat the threat of online extremist content 💻 If you see someone posting or accessing extremist… https://t.co/uWHefkITeE
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7/21
2019
The #NationalParkCity Festival is on now. It’s our city’s largest free celebration of the great outdoors, with hund… https://t.co/iF8nFP6u6DWe opened the city’s newest swimming lake at Beckenham Place Park today ahead of London being officially named the… https://t.co/vHDPutdhgvWe’re delighted @BuskInLondon is bringing #InternationalBuskingDay back to @WembleyPark today. London is renowned f… https://t.co/PtpDje4KgLDiversion and prevention go hand-in-hand with enforcement in our work to reduce violent crime in London. School hol… https://t.co/v9n1BnapYXLast night we celebrated the launch of #NationalParkCity Festival at @NationalTheatre's River Stage. We’re encourag… https://t.co/srxXT6Kfm0
7/20
2019
This is why we need rent controls ➡️ https://t.co/Jung6OhQrdAll women and girls should feel safe travelling, working or going out at night. More than 200 organisations and ven… https://t.co/MSUALYYzKuThe scale of the housing affordability crisis means that action must be taken. We want to control how much rent pri… https://t.co/Mg5RLDIlR0Sadiq Khan calls for new powers to impose London rent controls https://t.co/YOi4oNbOUx
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonWe can’t let a generation of Londoners continue to suffer high rents and the constant threat of eviction. The 2.4m… https://t.co/0wSLWUc5CwWe're bringing 4G phone signal to the Tube so millions of Londoners can stay connected while traveling through tunn… https://t.co/AlQDFmVFDiTube passengers to get 4G reception from next year 👇https://t.co/2MWkIfuZxH - part of something bigger: @TfL underg… https://t.co/h5Xf4LaWma
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonCalling at all stations: tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year https://t.co/7rPZgTucCf
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonRejoice! The Tube will soon have mobile signal (even in tunnels) https://t.co/frFQygrrOu
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonChange in the private rented sector is overdue. More and more Londoners are renting long-term, including families a… https://t.co/mnjBnq6hT6Private renting in London needs to change and over two-thirds of Londoners support rent control. We want to create… https://t.co/6QYVWAnoYa
7/19
2019
I’ve pledged more than £600k to support 23 local projects that will build more inclusive, vibrant neighbourhoods. T… https://t.co/WRjLQVYMG1
Retweeted by Mayor of London“It is time listen to the voices of our trans and non-binary communities and proceed with reforming this legislatio… https://t.co/JXy9JTsokh
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonLast night we switched on the first 4 bridges for @IlluminatedRiv - a major art installation lighting up 15 bridges… https://t.co/1qXTIBJ4yeThe Victims Code of Practice is being reformed. The Code outlines the minimum standards victims of crime can expect… https://t.co/q0m5z4NIlcExperiencing a crime can be deeply traumatic. How victims are supported afterwards can make a huge difference to se… https://t.co/KflQJ5k25NOur RE:CODE London event, part of #NationalParkCity Festival, gives kids the chance to build, code and learn with L… https://t.co/0Q1DmEItFJ
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonWe’re installing more than 100 drinking water fountains across London with @thameswater. It’s just one action we’re… https://t.co/6bv6JQN736Rough sleepers need our help all year round. Our new rapid-response team are getting homeless Londoners out of the… https://t.co/0SYe0NCDjqOn average, Londoners buy 3 bottles of water every week. You told us that you want to be able to refill your own bo… https://t.co/4Tq5D84HCpI’m giving my regular update to @LondonAssembly at Mayor’s Question Time from 10am today. Watch #MQT live to learn… https://t.co/91csQr2y0FPolicing alone won’t end the cycle of violence on our streets. London’s Violence Reduction Unit is working to cut v… https://t.co/bYXcLsT6iG
7/18
2019
Our Violence Reduction Unit couples a long-term approach to reducing violence with tough policing. From supporting… https://t.co/s4ab1oeofzTalk London is our online community of nearly 50,000 Londoners sharing opinions & ideas on the issues that matter t… https://t.co/W6QcfkiMICI’ve written to Amber Rudd calling on her to reverse the freeze to working-age benefits, pause the roll-out of Univ… https://t.co/NVNETMkKC8Colville Primary is taking part in a pilot project we’re rolling out in schools across 4 boroughs to ease the finan… https://t.co/S97S3vnefONew City Hall research shows that the Government’s tax and benefit reforms will make life worse for the most vulner… https://t.co/LqckiymJmD
7/17
2019
Pleased to hear Victoria Atkins state that victims of domestic abuse are victims regardless of status. Vital then t… https://t.co/a8KRdQPMTK
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonI’m not prepared to wait, so have set up a new fund to provide £15m additional for stretched services in London, in… https://t.co/1bfcBk8DUkThe Domestic Abuse Bill is finally published today and we will work with government to help improve it. But the nex… https://t.co/RTJjtF3oniPastor Lorraine Jones lost her son Dwayne to knife violence when he was just 20 as he tried to save a young boy's l… https://t.co/QmuNBvebepTo support more live music venues to open and stay open, City Hall has partnered with @musicvenuetrust and… https://t.co/Eyz2XhNfi8After nearly a decade of decline, the number of live music venues in London has started to grow again. Grassroots v… https://t.co/mtyihNWOI2Moderate air pollution forecast Wednesday 17th July. For more information visit:https://t.co/YadUA9kueH. https://t.co/I3mKz1w58g
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonWe are working with the homebuilding sector to build more genuinely affordable homes. Today we discussed how to man… https://t.co/kf9qnOiBXwWe can’t arrest our way out of violent crime. That’s why our approach in London ensures we’re tough on crime and to… https://t.co/23W2tRH7B6
7/16
2019
We can stop violent crime - but it will mean investing in our young people, investing in our communities and invest… https://t.co/oE4GzubNLKLondon mayor @SadiqKhan said there is an "unarguable" link between poverty and knife crime, after figures showed mo… https://t.co/weTWc9aT8o
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonA very comprehensive and needed speech on youth violence and the type of response needed by the @MayorofLondon this… https://t.co/PCEigV5c6m
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonPowerful words by London mayor @SadiqKhan about rising #violence rates: “The lesson we must all learn is that you c… https://t.co/J8ts5KQyFs
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonThank you to @salmonyouth centre for hosting my speech on how we work to cut violent crime this morning. Youth cent… https://t.co/01TN9CcLH9Sadiq Khan says rise in youth violence directly linked to poverty https://t.co/gw1opocGQM
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonAt Salmon Youth Centre @salmonyouth this morning hearing from @SadiqKhan on links between austerity and youth viole… https://t.co/6DAmhyE50L
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonThere is a clear link between poverty, deprivation and crime. We need a national strategy and investment - led by n… https://t.co/8gl5z5vm98"It's unarguable now, there is a link between serious youth violence and poverty, deprivation" says the Mayor of Lo… https://t.co/aBilJepri8
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonSadiq Khan says investment in public services, youth services, after school clubs and preventative services is need… https://t.co/woaNvJWA4U
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonNew City Hall research published today confirms the strong links between serious youth violence and deprivation, po… https://t.co/BlWFpjHeapThe violence we’re seeing on our streets is an appalling side effect of increasing inequality and deprivation. Ther… https://t.co/9eLWja8HCGYou can’t cut police officers, public services, preventative measures and ignore the most vulnerable people in our… https://t.co/6DTyNQ5LWOSo pleased to hear @SadiqKhan @MayorofLondon on @BBCRadio4 now talking about investment in prevention, youth and af… https://t.co/dM1MxxOwPR
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonAt 7.30, we will be speaking to London Mayor @SadiqKhan ahead of a major speech on the causes of crime and the true… https://t.co/GFRGvoLHms
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonCity Hall will today publish the most detailed study of the causes of crime ever undertaken in London. It confirms… https://t.co/hWNaJuTFE6
7/15
2019
Amazing sights from the live screening of the @CricketWorldCup final today in Trafalgar Square. Thousands turned up… https://t.co/IKPoaQeBR9Also an absolute nail biting finish @Wimbledon! Congratulations @DjokerNole on winning the men’s singles today. Eve… https://t.co/yIdhA1en1XThe suspense was worth it, we’re World Cup champions! Congrats to @EnglandCricket - winners of #CricketWorldCup2019https://t.co/zIBy7zFFKyGreat to see so many people in Trafalgar Square for the live screening of the @CricketWorldCup final. If you need s… https://t.co/dRQZ0G6IhAWell done and good luck to @MosaicNetwork mentee and @WestminsterAca pupil Omar - who brilliantly interviewed me la… https://t.co/ZCK6JRLmpAGood luck @EnglandCricket, London and the whole country are behind you today in the @CricketWorldCup final at Lord’… https://t.co/mYLxsgwiO8We have adopted the ‘tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime’ approach as a country before, with success. It’s… https://t.co/63U6UXqNyeOur Violent Crime Taskforce and @MetPoliceUK officers are out in the most at-risk areas of the city to keep these c… https://t.co/ROJMSgGesj
7/14
2019
Delighted to open Cycleway 31 between New Malden and Rayners Park - look at the transformation from when I was ther… https://t.co/s4CcGppM6a
Retweeted by Mayor of LondonWhat a performance @Simona_Halep - congratulations on winning your first @Wimbledon women’s title! And thank you to… https://t.co/xwVoL5iPoSOne week to go until the #NationalParkCity Festival! Discover London’s amazing outdoor spaces with events across th… https://t.co/hY8i6gzMHxGet behind England this weekend in the @CricketWorldCup - visit the fanzone in Trafalgar Square for live music, ent… https://t.co/aYRiwzQQUyViolence is preventable and more needs to be done to get to the root of why people turn to offending. Our Violence… https://t.co/su6TEmvAtT
7/13
2019
I have done all I can to support police numbers, investing an additional £110 million into policing last year, but… https://t.co/S4gLWsdnW8A warm welcome to @MetPoliceUK’s new Police Constables and Trainee Detective Constables who formally completed thei… https://t.co/NTRu5Q9WbGWith one year to go until the @UEFAEURO #EURO2020 final, it’s time to get friends together and volunteer for the… https://t.co/0iPBTqQxsdThe @EbonyHorseClub in Brixton gives more than 150 young people access to horse riding in an inner-city setting. Th… https://t.co/oZZ7OR4nrJTackling crime is mine and the @MetPoliceUK’s most important priority. Police officers and the City Hall-funded Vio… https://t.co/YNSLhXND2M
7/12
2019
This summer it’s important that young Londoners have constructive activities to do. That’s why I’m urging youth org… https://t.co/dEP7gi5se0Congratulations to @EnglandCricket for their #CWC19 semi-final win against Australia. London is behind you all the… https://t.co/XvoKIREem8Analysis by @theCCCuk shows that the Government is failing to cut emissions and prepare for the catastrophic conseq… https://t.co/Oe57l3PXlDOur Young Londoners Fund is helping community projects like @FBeyondBorders to thrive in spite of Government cuts t… https://t.co/0CZ2n6Kt7QToday in Westminster with @KarenPBuckMP I saw first hand the important work our police officers do to protect Londo… https://t.co/48etgikVgECome on @EnglandCricket! Best of luck in your #CWC19 semi-final against Australia. London is right behind you.
7/11
2019
The @MetPoliceUK’s Violent Crime Taskforce, funded by City Hall, is working tirelessly to keep our city safe, patro… https://t.co/K4ygIbHuOWNo young person should have to choose between a safe home and being who they are. If you or someone you know are a… https://t.co/xEpZshaIr4I grew up on a council estate & was able to become Mayor because of the opportunities London gave me. I want all Lo… https://t.co/Bl65EmsgrRTo enable more people to cycle, we want to ensure that every trip in London begins and ends with a secure place to… https://t.co/KdtmakUEUQMore Londoners are riding bikes today than ever before, with 4 million kilometres cycled across our city every day.… https://t.co/kXVAxaE7mQMaking London a zero-carbon city requires bold action like divestment from fossil fuels. Well done to the London Pe… https://t.co/0QB73cZBfJLondoners are best placed to offer sustainable, inclusive solutions to challenges facing their communities. That’s… https://t.co/4zNyzdnoqMApplications for our £45m Young Londoners Fund close this Friday. If you work on a local community project that pro… https://t.co/Cp6rgOJNtM
7/10
2019
Smaller projects delivered by local people have a big social impact across our city. More than 100 projects have be… https://t.co/t5VUoQi3zzMaking London safer for everyone is our priority. We do this by supporting vulnerable Londoners at risk of getting… https://t.co/oqgRWPyWr2
7/9
2019
The #StonewallRiots paved the way for LGBTQ+ liberation & equality and redefined what was possible for all people-l… https://t.co/j5FkHSmXlyTo tackle crime, we’re combining tough policing with a public health approach that addresses the root causes of why… https://t.co/z5WzhJLsT1
7/8
2019

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