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Boris Johnson' terrible record on climate change spending in London #sackboris #green2012

The mayor of London has been accused of failing to deliver on a range of climate change policies during his four-year term in office, as new figures reveal he has spent just half of an £84m green budget. London's Green Party assembly member Darren Johnson today revealed that Boris Johnson will have underspent on environmental policies every year since being elected mayor in May 2008, meaning he has used £40m of a total £84m budget. FURTHER READING Green Deal could founder on skills shortages Olympic Route Network will curb Games' pollution, says TfL This year he is expected to spend an estimated £14m of a £17m budget on climate change policies, while last year he spent just £7m of a £23m budget. Darren Johnson also accused the mayor of dropping a pledge made in the early years of government to invest at least £100m on environmental and climate change programmes over his fo...

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