Now it appears the boot is on the other foot, as Hodges, the son of former Transport Minister Glenda Jackson, has apparently been fired after his comments made headlines around the world.
TfL deputy director of news Stuart Ross said he couldn’t comment on individual employees but did say that calls to Hodges are now being referred to him.
Hodges joined TfL as director of news in April, from the London Development Agency where he was head of comms and external affairs.
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