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Thursday 17 December 2015

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Tweets on 17 December 2015

Boris apologises for earlier "intemperate remarks" but says it pains him to see so much criticism of

via Twitter for Mac

Tory Tony Arbour gently but firmly chides Boris for his attitude to the London Assembly shown at today's hearing

via Twitter for Mac

Tory AM Tony Arbour says is "bloody marvellous" + Boris will be able to show his grandchildren what he had built.

via Twitter for Mac

: "With the benefit of perfect hindsight ... there are some thing we would have done differently" says TfL boss Mike Brown

via Twitter for Mac

Boris says "hasn't had a fair wind from some people who are inclined to be more hostile to it because it's associated with me"

via Twitter for Mac

Boris on - "people identify it too closely with me, alas ... which I think is a shame"

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MayorWatch I understand Boris is having his christmas drinks from 5pm tonight so he'll be able to calm down over a class of Ken's Special Reserve.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:24 PM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

will be a "spectacularly beautiful addition to the cityscape of London" says Boris

via Twitter for Mac

"I really think this whole conversation is utterly mad" - Boris Johnson's verdict on @LondonAssembly asking Qs re. project

via Twitter for Mac

Boris on scrutiny session: "I think we need to get on and build this bridge. This whole thing is a load of cobblers."

via Twitter for Mac

nickcarthew Watching @LondonAssembly question @MayorofLondon about awarding of contract. Boris' attitude is a disgrace. Its OUR money!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:18 PM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

DarrenJohnsonAM Whenever Ken L or Boris J have faced tough questions on financial procurement procedures their reaction identical: insult the Assembly!

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:04 PM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

DarrenJohnsonAM Mayor's dismissive approach to Assembly concerns on Garden Bridge procurement has echoes of Ken Livingstone's attitude re LDA in 2008.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:00 PM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Boris to those questioning him re : "You're just a bunch of..."

via Twitter for Mac

Boris complains that Joanna Lumley is "having her name dragged through the mud" by assembly members probing procurement

via Twitter for Mac

Boris says GLA Oversight Committee's questioning about is "completely out of whack"

via Twitter for Mac

TfL's Richard de Cani claims has "very clear business plan" to cover operating/maintenance costs

via Twitter for Mac

Boris not very keen on being scrutinised about

via Twitter for Mac in reply to se1

Boris to Assembly members asking Qs: "The longer I listen to this conversation, the more pathetic I think this whole thing is"

via Twitter for Mac

TfL's Mike Brown on :
"I'm convinced that there is a very valid, legitimate transport imperative around this project"

via Twitter for Mac

TfL's Mike Brown praises the deal brokered by Lambeth's @cllrpeck to turn £20m of funding into a loan

via Twitter for Mac

Boris Johnson has described some of the criticism of as "opportunistic claptrap" at @LondonAssembly

via Twitter for Mac

Here is a blog post by Helen of @BorisWatch re. Boris's expenses claim for trip to San Francisco: boriswatch.co.uk/2013/06/08/if-…

via Twitter for Mac

Boris Johnson confirms he flew to San Francisco for a 24 hour round trip in a failed attempt to secure sponsorship for

via Twitter for Mac

Follow @MayorWatch for detailed tweets re hearing at City Hall this afternoon

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Watch LIVE: Boris Johnson tells @LondonAssembly he wan't initially enthusiastic re - london.gov.uk/greater-london…

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Boris to be grilled over by @LondonAssembly committee - LIVE webcast starts imminently: london.gov.uk/greater-london…

via Twitter for Mac

Completed Elephant & Castle junction will be "absolutely beautiful" ... "a place for people not just vehicles" says TfL's Leon Daniels

via Twitter for Mac

When project completed Elephant & Castle junction will have a "beautiful urban realm setting" says TfL's Leon Daniels

via Twitter for Mac

TfL's Leon Daniels reporting to the board about new road layout and removal of what he calls "very dodgy subways"

via Twitter for Mac

MsKarynNoble Thought I was hallucinating on my walk to work. How long has this been here? Either way, didn't get my cake. pic.twitter.com/JBXtMaw2xp

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:45 AM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfL board member asks what happens if trust doesn't raise enough money.

"You just economise on the shrubs" replies Boris.

via Twitter for Mac

Boris on : "There is a huge amount of public support for it, and quite rightly"

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"You are able to walk from that part of Waterloo over to the Aldwych area" - Boris Johnson on

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has raised "almost £100m from the private sector" says TfL's Richard de Cani

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TfL board member asks if construction of is 100% guaranteed.

"Yes, I would say so" replies Boris Johnson.

via Twitter for Mac

Boris on current roadworks: "I'm not seeing any signs of economic disruption as a result of what's going on"

via Twitter for Mac

Boris on congestion during current roadworks etc: "It will start to get better ... from the turn of the year"

via Twitter for Mac

Transport commissioner Mike Brown telling TfL board about "initial teething problems" at Elephant & Castle. Says they "will ease over time".

via Twitter for Mac

Video of this morning's @RobesSleepout carol singing at London Bridge twitter.com/Virgos_Haircut…

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30 minute interview with Bermondsey's Dame @Zandra_Rhodes on @LondonLive at midday londonlive.co.uk/programmes/the…

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SouthwarkMayor Good morning London Bridge! Morning Christmas carols supporting the Robes Project. pic.twitter.com/6JIAaPt4pj

via Camera on iOS (retweeted on 8:56 AM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Walworth through the ages guided walk with @CoolWalks - Old Kent Road to Elephant & Castle: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

MarionMarples Wonderful to have @SouthwarkMayor singing with us for Robes @se1 @se16 pic.twitter.com/wccp0OGUbl

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:53 AM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

MarionMarples Today's singers for Robes @se1 @deansouthwark @RobesSleepout winter night shelter pic.twitter.com/xIi9v6sN0p

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:46 AM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

WDCunningham Particularly stunning skyscape this morning @se1 pic.twitter.com/fn2WQ4K54K

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:46 AM, Dec 17th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

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