There needs to be transparency over the borrowing that is being undertaken.
The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in Harrow.
Yet more bad news for Jeremy Corbyn.
A focus on children in isolation misses the need for stable families.
It will be harder to deflect the Corbyn factor from Council elections – and defeat will further sap Labour morale.
We can be proud of our record.
Our innovative approach has improved services while the Council Tax is the second lowest of any county in the country.
Yet London where this is most needed is falling behind.
The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in Middlesbrough.
Let us make the county an even better and more prosperous place to live and work
There are now more libraries open for longer hours but we are spending over £2 million less on them each year.
Personal responsibility is at the heart of everything we do, enabling us to concentrate on supporting those who really need our help.
Despite money being tight we are funding the infrastructure improvements that are needed.
We will champion grammar schools, as well as promoting engineering, manufacturing and construction training, and information technology.
A tax on fire engines, police cars and ambulances is not what Londoners want or need.