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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 @
Shaun Bailey: We are the party of social mobility – but we must increase our focus on disadvantaged communities
They feel left behind and untouched by the economic progress that has been made. Getting people into work must be at the top of our priority list.
The Metropolitan Police Service should be a world leader in embracing innovative technology, yet it’s often years behind other law enforcement agencies.
A tax on fire engines, police cars and ambulances is not what Londoners want or need.
Free-to-use cash machines public buildings should be more widely available.
A targeted approach would be more effective and less expensive.
Shaun Bailey: Wider availability of defibrillators could save lives of Londoners suffering cardiac arrests
Redundant phone boxes could be used but more training is also needed.
It is unacceptable that those in the wealthier boroughs are likely to live four years longer than those in the poorest ones.
The policy would mean 51,000 fewer private rented homes in London – the reduction in supply will end up increasing the cost of renting.
In the capital it is vital for the message of wider prosperity and independence to win through.