Johnson, Street, and Houchen have all embraced the bike, and reaped the rewards both for the party and the nation.
Posts Tagged: Boris Johnson (Mayor)
David Skelton: It was working class voters who delivered this majority – and Johnson must not abandon them now
The second of a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
He is averse to using numbers as the main instrument of control – perhaps viewing them as an arbitrary measure of success.
Simon Thomas: Curfews would be economically disastrous for casinos; the Government must have a rethink
Closing hospitality and leisure businesses at 10pm would result in a wave of redundancies.
If the Mayor is incapable of doing his job, the Government will have to call in the inspectors to take charge.
Alan Mak: Five new policies to ensure that post-Brexit Britain leads the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
Stephen Greenhalgh: The vast majority of those who have been closest to Johnson back him – and trust him to deliver for Britain
As Mayor of London, he carefully selected and built an effective team around him to deliver on his election promises. He trusted that team to get on with the job.
Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.
Independent research found that pupils in schools offering a free, nutritious breakfast boosted their results by an average of two months’ progress over a year.
His passion for social justice was reinforced by a visit to Michaela Community School – of which I was Chairman of Governors.
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.
At one point, City Hall officials told me the only way to get a project done was to hire external lawyers to take City Hall’s procurement lawyers to court.
The then EU Budget Commissioner told me that giving control of this funding to national governments would make it subject to “democratic whim”.
When Johnson was Mayor, challenging performance targets were set – and a credible plan implemented to ensure they were achieved.
Johnson ordered them, at the request of the police. There was no indication from the Home Office that a licence would be refused.