London mayor demands autonomy after Brexit vote

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People take part in a Brexit referendum anti leave result demonstration in Trafalgar Square, central London Britain, 28 June 2016.

London mayor demands autonomy after Brexit vote


London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on June 28 the capital should be granted more autonomy to help it ride out the economic uncertainty unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

“On behalf of all Londoners, I am demanding more autonomy for the capital - right now,” Khan, who last month became the first Muslim mayor of a major Western capital, said in a speech to business leaders.

“London has to take back control too. Londoners, who voted for a different path to the rest of England,...


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