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  • What's your name?

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah.

  • Are you from originally from Ghana?

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah you're working here.

  • You shot me out earlier machines.

  • You've been following our stuff.

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah.

  • You got some questions.

  • I'm going to go a little bit problem about about our dinner says this what you gonna do about it about what you guys?

  • Yeah because we have a problem.

  • I'm not rich enough to buy.

  • My car is the one I used to come to work every day.

  • But now if I want to use my car to bring it to 15 but I managed to get this money.

  • Well this car but it's a very expensive now we're going to get there.

  • Uh Petricka I know we have to see the price is too much for everyone.

  • So that's a great question.

  • And this is the thing the mayor of London doesn't realize when he increases and expands the congestion charge or the U.

  • S.

  • Charge.

  • It's a fixed amount right?

  • It's £11.50 or it's £15.

  • Which means if you don't make a lot of money that's a big chunk of your wages right that you have to pay for driving a car that might barely qualify for us.

  • And it's a tax on you.

  • The reason he's taxing you for the U.

  • S.

  • And the congestion charge and these low traffic neighborhoods is because the Tfl is going bankrupt because he can't run this is his transports.

  • So he taxes you because he can't solve the problem.

  • So this is what I'm gonna do all these transport networks around here.

  • The ones that create canary warf the jubilee line extension.

  • They've created billions of pounds of dollars worth of net value for all these property developers right?

  • You see these big buildings somebody's making money here right?

  • And yet our transport system is bankrupt and you're paying the tax court.

  • Does that sound right?

  • It doesn't sound right.

  • So I'm gonna introduce a three infrastructure levy that just says this, if you build one of these buildings within 500 m of a tube stop, You pay a three tax.

  • If that building goes up in value more than normal London real estate, I'm not trying to penalize you for doing a good business decision, but if it's because of the TFL that you're making money, you just pay three back, which means we can drop the us charge and drop the congestion charge because TFL can actually run it a profit if you just started doing these corrections and that means you're not punished because you're, you know trying to make a living and you're having to pay these huge charges which actually hurt you more than these big developers.

  • So it doesn't make sense.

  • And the current Mayor of London, he's with the Labour Party, he's supposed to look out for you, but he's not but he's not he's not he's a politician all of a sudden it's a week before the election and he's got all these great ideas to help you.

  • Where was he when he extended your congestion charge and increase your congestion charge and you know what he says, it's Boris Johnson's fault, it's always someone else's fault.

  • Someone exactly responsibilities.

  • So they fight back and forth.

  • Boris says it seeks and he says his Boris, we know they both just want a career in politics.

  • Sadiq wants to be prime minister and you and I pay for it as citizens, I'm in business, I've been business for 30 years.

  • My business gets hurt because the mayor of London doesn't do the right thing.

  • And again, it's always someone else's fault, right?

  • And they always increase our taxes.

  • They ask for billions of times of bailouts.

  • I'm from the business world.

  • If you don't get it right, I'm sure on this building side you don't get it right, You get eliminated right?

  • You have to build the building, right?

  • But in City Hall, if you don't build it, they give you an excuse, they increase your taxes and somehow it's your fault.

  • I start the way it works.

  • I just want to ask here, says they got a permit and become the mayor.

  • What are you going to do about the road cruises?

  • Especially when living in East London here.

  • All the road across the across all the rules.

  • Yeah.

  • And then, and then when you check on the road and the high road traffic from the morning to always a traffic and they use the roads and the bicycle and that's fine.

  • But when you see the bicycle lane on the road, you see sometimes the bicycle is bigger than that and the drivers is struggling to go to work.

  • You have to wake up early in the morning, sometimes living a legend.

  • But I have to wake up 4:20 AM before I can get here because of the traffic.

  • So when you become the next mayor, the next we're going to do about the root causes congestion is London is criminal.

  • It's got the whole city slow down and no one can move.

  • I borrowed an electric taxi two days ago and I drove around London.

  • The roads were ridiculous.

  • I couldn't drive down Bishop's Gate.

  • I couldn't go by bank junction.

  • I had to go all these little tiny roads to get around there.

  • I've been to the low traffic neighborhoods in Islington and infield and healing.

  • They stick these potted plants in the middle of the road.

  • They never ask you about it.

  • They never checked the businesses.

  • It's supposed to be an environmentally friendly thing, right?

  • That's what they're trying to do.

  • But it's not because emissions go up, businesses go bankrupt.

  • Journey times go up.

  • So I want to rethink all the low traffic neighborhoods.

  • I want to remove those things and I want to stop this street space scheme.

  • The mayor has which it was deemed illegal actually.

  • He used to stop it.

  • He pretends like he's green, but he's actually hurting everybody.

  • So again, I want you moving, I want you back to business.

  • I want this city working.

  • London was built on business, right?

  • You came here for a job.

  • I came here for a job.

  • The romans came here for business.

  • You know, and it was built on great people from other countries.

  • You're from Ghana, I'm from America.

  • You know, this whole city was built on people, The romans, the Celtics.

  • This accents, we need to promote, people come into this city and allow you to make a living and not try to tax you with these congestion charging us charges.

  • So look, I'm with you.

  • I can see you're frustrated.

  • I'm frustrated too.

  • I got to live in the city.

  • I hate the traffic.

  • It's ridiculous.

  • But the mayor, it's his fault.

  • Like you said, he puts his bike lanes in and doesn't really think about what they're gonna do to traffic.

  • And then you look at him, no one's on the bike lanes and all the traffic is stopped up and there putting out emissions.

  • And you're thinking, no one really thought about this.

  • It looks good, right, It looks good.

  • The environment.

  • People say, oh, you're green, but it actually increased emissions that makes the city worse.

  • So I'm gonna be the mayor that says the hard decisions.

  • I might not be popular, but I'm gonna get the job done.

  • That's my promise.

  • Thank you man, appreciate your time, your vote, your friends.

  • Thank you brother.

  • I appreciate you.

  • Yeah, we gotta lower taxes.

  • No taxes for strengthening.

  • I don't want to hear them.

  • Yeah, I got everything back out.

  • Just make it better.

  • And then, and then the problem with Labour Mayor is they want to increase the taxes and and and start building these programs.

  • But when you lower taxes, there's more business, we all make more money.

  • We can spend the money how we choose.

  • You know?

  • And so I'm all about drama taxes down and give people the choice, You know, and and let us get on with business and let's get back to business.

  • You know, enough, enough of this.

  • Let's bring business in.

  • So that's the plan.

  • All right.

  • I appreciate you guys appreciate you got to go.

  • Yeah, yeah, that's cool.

  • You got you guys got swag and buttons, can we get them buttons and everything to get these guys some buttons and manifestos as well.

  • So.

What's your name?

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A2 congestion traffic mayor charge london fault

MAYOR SADIQ KHAN’S ULEZ & CONGESTION CHARGES ARE KILLING ME - HE IS WRONG & I HAVE NO MONEY LEFT ?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/04/30
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