Communities secretary Hazel Blears has ordered a public inquiry into P&O's proposals for three tall buildings in York Road next to Waterloo Station.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said he is a fan of trams and that his mind is not yet made up on the fate of the Cross River Tram, according to Liberal Democrat politicians who met him this week.
Alan Bishop, chief executive of the Government's Central Office of Information, has been appointed chief executive of the Southbank Centre in succession to Michael Lynch.
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