Mayor Watch report:

Transport for London has spent more than £150,000 polling local businesses, residents and passengers for their views on the Thames cable car.

Earlier this month TfL issued a press release in which it cherry picked favourable information from a recent survey of users, claiming that an undisclosed number of respondents gave the cable car “a score of 93 out of a possible 100”.

TfL’s press office has since declined to back up the claims with evidence.

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