Zac vs Sadiq: Where do they stand on the issues?

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HOUSING

Back Zac

  • Double home building to 50,000 a year by 2020, and ensure development is in keeping with the local area
  • Give Londoners the chance to buy new homes built in London
  • Ensure a significant proportion of all new homes are only for rent and not for sale

Sadiq Khan for London

  • Fast-track the building of affordable homes to rent and buy and target of 50% of all new homes to be affordable
  • Stop ‘buy-to-leave’ and give ‘first dibs’ to first-time buyers and local tenants
  • Support housing associations to ensure a minimum of 80,000 homes a year

? THE ENVIRONMENT

Back Zac

  • Protect the green belt from development
  • Tackle air pollution through tougher rules on HGVs
  • Encouraging greener vehicles including electric minicabs and delivery vans
  • Create more green spaces
  • Clean up local parks

Sadiq Khan for London

  • Expand the proposed Ultra Low Emissions Zone and create the longest pedestrianised shopping area in Europe (Oxford Street, London)
  • Preserve green spaces, plant two million trees by 2020 and put a stop to fracking
  • Stop a third runway at Heathrow, in favour of a second runway at Gatwick

? POLICING AND CRIME

Back Zac

  • Protect neighbourhood police teams and keep them on the street
  • Tackle the root causes of crime in local communities
  • Put more police on public transport at night

Sadiq Khan for London

  • Recruit more police from BAME communities
  • Tougher community payback for those caught with knives
  • Support mainstream Muslims in challenging extremists and tackling social segregation

? TRANSPORT

Back Zac

  • Ensure the Night Tube project is completed, start Crossrail 2 and grow the rail network
  • Bring suburban rails services under the control of the Mayor
  • Protect the Freedom Pass
  • Stop the expansion of Heathrow

Sadiq Khan for London

  • Freeze Underground, DLR and Overground fares for four years
  • First-year cut and then a freeze in bus fares and a new ‘Hopper’ bus tickets valid for any number of journeys in an hour
  • Secure a funding deal for Crossrail 2 and begin consultation about Crossrail 3

 

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