Closing 40 tube stations may give us a “nudge” to stay at home. But reducing the frequency of trains makes overcrowding worse.
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It would require some tough decisions to pay for it – decisions I am ready to take: cutting budgets on marketing, staff, and union reps.
Many of those who self-identify as being on the Left also back key Conservative policies.
Most don’t even mention knife crime. Instead they boast of endorsements from far left groups.
Toby Williams: London’s Mayoral election gives Conservatives the impetus to campaign in Labour territory
We need to adapt to the changing circumstances. More of our support is coming from less affluent areas in the capital.
“I apologised immediately, …and I shouldn’t have said that,” he confesses after he is told he is not JFK, he is more Michael Palin.
Showing that the current Mayor is failing is not enough. A strong alternative must be put forward.
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.
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?