Glasgow has shown the alternative. We can build communities to show the young a better way than joining gangs.
Posts by Andrew Boff
Leader of the Conservative Group on the London AssemblyFollow @
I’ll be putting my name forward as our candidate for Mayor and will use my mandate to argue with Government to change the law to save the lives of young Londoners.
Unused land classified for industrial use could instead provide much needed new homes.
The real issue is how many new homes are actually delivered.
It offers a quick, simple and quality contribution to London’s housing crisis and high rents.
Following this strategy could lead to weaker returns, leaving older local people, teachers, healthcare workers and so on with less in their pockets.
Let’s open up the Old Oak Common development to these smaller firms and individuals.
For the South East to lose its centrality in air travel would be as painful as the loss of its docks.
The third runway is the solution of the unambitious. I’m interested in where the fifth and sixth ones will be. That means an airport in the Thames Estuary.
Extending the capital’s borders to include the commuter belt could create a Southern Powerhouse worth £500 billion.
We need greater fiscal powers for the Mayor – DevoLondon alongside devolution to England.
There should be benefit sanctions for those who refuse apprenticeships