Before joining the Mayor’s team Heidi Alexander was the Member of Parliament for Lewisham East. Elected in 2010, she served in the Whips’ Office before being appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for Health. Between 2006 and 2010 Heidi worked as Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Lewisham and Cabinet Member for Regeneration.
As Deputy Mayor for Transport and Deputy Chair of Transport for London, Heidi will be focused on delivering the Mayor’s transport strategy: ensuring that London has a reliable, comfortable and affordable public transport system accessible to all; creating safe, healthy streets where people want to walk and cycle; and ensuring that new homes and new jobs are part of a sustainable, integrated transport system which delivers good economic growth across London.
David Kimball. The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is the combined economic and health and safety regulator for the GB rail network and also the economic monitor for England’s strategic road network. Consumer role is focussed on ensuring that there is a good understanding of the rail passenger experience in the consumer areas for which ORR have regulatory responsibility. ORR also recognise success and good practice so that it can be shared more widely. ORR take prompt and effective action to improve the service that passengers receive where it is required.