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London's mayor in recycling hypocrisy claim

Ken Livingstone has been branded a waste hypocrite - and faces calls for many of his core services to have their budgets slashed.
Members of the London Assembly have slammed the capital's Mayor for his in-house recycling credentials.
The Assembly's Environment Committee claimed Livingstone has not expected the same standards from his teams as he has from other Londoners.
The Committee is threatening to name and shame the bad performing bodies, and campaign to squeeze them financially until they clean up their acts.
It named Transport for London, which runs the tube and bus network, and the Metropolitan Police Authority as not having set recycling targets.
Environment Committee chairman Darren Johnson said: "The Mayor's message to Londoners seems to be 'do as I say and not as I do'.
"Ordinary Londoners are being asked to recycle a quarter of their waste. Unless the Functional Bodies set clear targets, we will consider urging other Assembly Members to work with us to cut the budget of these bodies until they do."
A spokesperson for the Mayor of London said: "The Mayor is working with the functional bodies to improve levels of recycling across the organisations."

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