The Mayor should take the responsibility to be a unifying figure with a positive message – not just churn out doom-laden predictions.
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Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
The Metropolitan Police Service should be a world leader in embracing innovative technology, yet it’s often years behind other law enforcement agencies.
New figures show another fall in the number of tower block households. But while these buildings are being demolished elsewhere, the Mayor of London want new ones.
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
Transport for the North can now set its own priorities and make its own plans – but Westminster must devolve more powers to allow it to reach its full potential.
Rather than making excuses, a united effort is needed to break up the gangs.
Unused land classified for industrial use could instead provide much needed new homes.
J. Meirion Thomas: The new rules aimed at preventing health tourism are toothless, and leave the NHS wide open to abuse
The official guidance contains gaping loopholes, and Freedom of Information requests show that Health Trusts are unprepared to carry out vital checks.
Let’s have someone with a Dick Whittington “upwardly mobile” life story to inspire Londoners with a message of sunlit uplands positivity.
Hugo Sugg: I’ve been homeless and live on the edge of poverty. Let’s help others like me with low hours contracts.
I joined the Conservatives six months after this year’s general election, with a vision to help us progress in the area of social equality.
The MP for Sutton and Cheam will have his work cut out to reconnect the Tories to a city which some fear could become their “next Scotland”.
It seems strange to think of Thatcher’s last triumph as the twilight of a Tory century, but that is how it now appears to electoral history.
Scaling back expensive regulation would allow the cabbies to make the most of their comparative advantages such as the Knowledge and their iconic status.
The “Cycle Superhighway” would increase air pollution, harm business, and inconvenience pedestrians, bus passengers and drivers. Even for cyclists it is poor value for £70 million.