The people who will pay this charge have no say over who the London Mayor is. It is a form of taxation without representation or accountability.
Posts Tagged: London Mayoralty
Ignoring the over-representation of young black men as both victims and perpetrators of violence won’t stop families losing their sons.
For five years, he has pleaded poverty, passed blame, and avoided responsibility, instead of delivering for Londoners.
Finding home ownership unaffordable means that many Conservatives have abandoned the capital.
Iain Dale: I see Prince Harry is now a misinformation officer. May I suggest he starts with a certain interview.
Plus: Why did it take the police so long to investigate the endemic corruption within Liverpool City Council?
Khan’s latest virtue signalling project is his expensive statue-toppling commission. It’s an outrageous waste of taxpayers’ cash.
Failure is not inevitable. Elsewhere, effective transport networks are being delivered. We need that in our capital.
Keith Prince: Londoners will not return to their previous travel arrangements. Whatever the Mayor might want.
There is now ample evidence that lockdown has put rocket boosters under the trend for people to work from home.
A lack of accountability allowed a black hole to be created in Transport for London’s budget. Planning decisions are made in secret.
If the Mayor is incapable of doing his job, the Government will have to call in the inspectors to take charge.
Socialist hegemony in our capital can only be challenged if Conservatives are unapologetic in fighting the battle of ideas.
David Burrowes: Our new relationship with Europe is an opportunity to show more compassion to refugees
I am troubled by signs coming from the UK-EU negotiations. We must not water down rights for those fleeing war, persecution and violence.
But after the waste, mismanagement, and broken promises of the Mayor, it is right that tough conditions are attached,
Closing 40 tube stations may give us a “nudge” to stay at home. But reducing the frequency of trains makes overcrowding worse.
It would require some tough decisions to pay for it – decisions I am ready to take: cutting budgets on marketing, staff, and union reps.