Sadiq Khan Promises Free Travel For Disabled People's Carers

Harry Rosehill
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Last Updated 02 January 2020

Sadiq Khan Promises Free Travel For Disabled People's Carers

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Thank God the election is over. Now we can all focus on... another election.

That's right, 2020 is the year of the London Mayoral election, which means we can expect the next few months to be flush with candidates' election pledges. Up first is the incumbent Mayor, Sadiq Khan, who has promised free travel for disabled Londoners' carers.

He's dubbing this scheme the 'Companion Pass' and it would be given to eligible disabled Londoners, for their carers to use on TfL services.

Sadiq Khan said:

The companion pass is intended to make a big difference to disabled Londoners. It will help them to move around our city more easily and take advantage of all the fantastic opportunities London has to offer.

The London Mayoral election will be held on 7 May 2020. Sadiq Khan is standing for the Labour Party and a recent YouGov poll has him as the clear favourite, ahead of the Conservative's Shaun Bailey, independent candidate Rory Stewart, Lib Dem Siobhan Benita and the Green Party's Sian Berry.