Formula 1: London street race scheme goes against Sadiq Khan's climate change claims - Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Paul Morley, Long Preston, Skipton.

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, is backing a scheme to bring Formula One racing to the East End of London.

Now this is a man who has spent all his years in office championing climate change zealots, letting Extinction Rebellion protesters bring London to a standstill whenever they felt like it and making life as difficult and expensive as possible for people who have to drive in London to earn a living.

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Yet he now wants to have the Formula One circus come to town. A circus that will probably create more pollution in a few days than the whole of London produces in six months.

Mercedes drivers’ Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton during the launch of the new 2022 Formula 1 car ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

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Can somebody with a far superior brain than mine please explain the man’s logic? Or, yet again, is big money talking louder than carbon footprints?

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visits the Action Zone during the Cop26 summit in Glasgow