147 people were murdered in the capital last year, the highest level since 2008. There were three knife crime murders in Fulham last year, in my constituency.
Posts Tagged: London Mayoralty
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.
I am determined to refocus the conversation: to how we bring crime levels down; and build the homes we desperately need.
A serious devolution agenda would champion freedom from the suffocating tendrils of risk-averse Whitehall mandarins.
Driving landlords out of business would not help tenants. We need more choice and competition by increasing supply.
There is a threat of London-wide pay as you drive road charge, to fix the damage the Mayor’s done to Transport for London’s finances.
MPs and activists should be asking themselves a big question: what is it that made him popular in the first place?
Where was Khan’s outrage when human rights’ abusers, Mohammed bin Salman, or Xi Jinping, came to visit?
We need an unambiguous plan to deliver Brexit, an ambitious and engaging domestic agenda, and a proven winner. His candidacy offers all three.
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.
“We don’t intervene early enough with crime, we’re not supporting young people enough to learn how to avoid those things.”
With Westminster, Holyrood, and City Hall all setting overlapping rules, confusion and expense are sure to follow.
London’s Mayor is overseeing an administration typified by virtue signalling, financial incompetence, and wasteful spending.
Our capital is an aspirational city where a message of opportunity from our party should cut through. We can win these voters back. We just need to try.