About Alexandra Rogers

Reporter at City A.M. covering City politics, transport and law. Get in touch: alexandra.rogers@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Parliament prorogation: Who is the Supreme Court's Lady Hale?
Parliament prorogation: Who is the Supreme Court's Lady Hale?
This morning, Supreme Court president Lady Hale delivered a withering verdict on Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five [...]
September 24, 2019
Uber suffers blow as TfL grants it two-month London licence
Uber suffers blow as TfL grants it two-month London licence
Transport for London (TfL) has given Uber a two-month licence to continue in London, in a blow to the ride-hailing [...]
September 24, 2019
Thomas Cook goes bust: How did it end up like this?
Thomas Cook goes bust: How did it end up like this?
Britain’s 178-year-old travel firm Thomas Cook officially collapsed into administration in the early hours of this morning after last-ditch rescue [...]
September 23, 2019
Manchester airport train station evacuated after 'suspicious package' found
Manchester airport train station evacuated after 'suspicious package' found
Manchester airport train station has been evacuated after police officers have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious package [...]
September 23, 2019
Sadiq Khan fires warning shot at Corbyn over Brexit 'neutrality'
Sadiq Khan fires warning shot at Corbyn over Brexit 'neutrality'
Sadiq Khan has waded into Labour’s war over Brexit, warning that neutrality is “not an option”. The London mayor said [...]
September 22, 2019
Uber poised to bag further temporary licence from TfL
Uber poised to bag further temporary licence from TfL
Uber will have its fate sealed on Wednesday when Transport for London (TfL) makes a decision on the ride-hailing app’s [...]
September 22, 2019
Treasury rebuffed TfL bid for Piccadilly line funds in spending round
Treasury rebuffed TfL bid for Piccadilly line funds in spending round
Transport for London (TfL) asked the government for funds for the Piccadilly line signalling upgrade in the recent spending round [...]
September 22, 2019
Dominic Raab hints parliament could be suspended for a second time
Dominic Raab hints parliament could be suspended for a second time
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has refused to rule out proroguing parliament for a second time. The Supreme Court, the UK’s [...]
September 22, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn dismisses rumours he is ready to stand down as 'wishful thinking'
Jeremy Corbyn dismisses rumours he is ready to stand down as 'wishful thinking'
Jeremy Corbyn has said he will lead the Labour party into the next general election following speculation that he wanted [...]
September 22, 2019
Key Labour aide Andrew Fisher resigns
Key Labour aide Andrew Fisher resigns
One of Labour’s most senior aides has announced he will resign at the end of the year, saying he does [...]
September 22, 2019
Ryanair threatening to remove pilot perks over strikes, union claims
Ryanair threatening to remove pilot perks over strikes, union claims
Striking Ryanair pilots have accused the airline of threatening to remove their perks if they take part in this month’s [...]
September 19, 2019
Crossrail could need an extra £400m and open behind schedule, bosses warn
Crossrail could need an extra £400m and open behind schedule, bosses warn
Crossrail could end up needing an extra £400m in a worst case scenario and open later in 2021, bosses have [...]
September 19, 2019
Grant Shapps says rail firms should be rewarded for running trains on time
Grant Shapps says rail firms should be rewarded for running trains on time
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested rail firms should be given financial rewards for running trains on time, admitting that [...]
September 19, 2019
A third of trains were delayed over past year
A third of trains were delayed over past year
Over a third of trains failed to arrive at stations on time over the past year, according to figures that [...]
September 19, 2019