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Lord Rogers' £130K role 'a good deal' says Livingstone

London mayor Ken Livingstone has defended his appointment of Lord Rogers as his city architect as representing a 'good deal' for the capital in the face of mounting criticism over the 'conflict of interest' in the role and the way he was brought in.


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