The first priority is to make our streets safe. I will recruit a record number of police officers.
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Shaun Bailey is on the Conservative Party List for the London Assembly elections, and is a former Government Adviser and PPC for Hammersmith.Follow @
My grandad was born and raised in Jamaica. He went on to fight for Britain in the Second World War. He’s the reason I’m here today.
Young black men in London are half as likely to be employed as young white men. Destroying our past won’t help.
Failure is not inevitable. Elsewhere, effective transport networks are being delivered. We need that in our capital.
But after the waste, mismanagement, and broken promises of the Mayor, it is right that tough conditions are attached,
I’m proud that our London Assembly candidates have been showing leadership in the community response to the crisis.
When problems appear too big, we talk ourselves out of making our contributions. But know this: even the littlest bit helps.
It would require some tough decisions to pay for it – decisions I am ready to take: cutting budgets on marketing, staff, and union reps.
I have a crime plan which will ensure that criminals on and offline are put under pressure, not victims. I will fight for London’s values of openness and acceptance.
I am determined to refocus the conversation: to how we bring crime levels down; and build the homes we desperately need.
Driving landlords out of business would not help tenants. We need more choice and competition by increasing supply.
Where was Khan’s outrage when human rights’ abusers, Mohammed bin Salman, or Xi Jinping, came to visit?
Hitting Londoners with a tax for driving when they have no alternative is unfair. More electric car charging points and improved public transport are needed.
This key responsibility isn’t just a question about resources. It’s also about attitude and delivery.
Our concerns aren’t in Europe, or America. They’re local. They’re at the end of our road. We are worried about the dire state of crime, housing and air quality.