While Londoners want action, the Labour Mayor offers excuses. Shaun Bailey will offer a credible challenge.
Posts Tagged: Sadiq Khan (Mayor)
Khan is hanging around City Hall, waiting for the Labour leadership to turn up. London can do better.
I’ve already voted for Boff as the Conservative candidate. Sometimes I suspect that he knows even more about the capital than Peter Ackroyd.
Penny Mordaunt: London has some serious problems. It needs a serious candidate – namely, Andrew Boff.
I’m backing him to be the next Mayor of London. He will work tirelessly to deliver and he will lead.
He has the ideas to take the Capital forward. One great example is his plan to put one thousand extra police officers on the streets by cutting waste in City Hall.
I would put an extra thousand police officers back on the streets by cutting City Hall waste – and I would use new technology to make policing more efficient.
Glasgow has shown the alternative. We can build communities to show the young a better way than joining gangs.
The pledge to strengthen police powers on stop and search marks another break with his predecessor as Home Secretary, Theresa May.
Talk of being “cut to the bone” is nonsense. Here are some challenges councillors should be making about unnecessary spending.
A coordinated “public health” approach can work. But the focus must be at the borough level.
Simon Fawthrop: Why I’ve asked for planning permission to build flats in the Mayor of London’s back garden
Khan wants to remove any parking requirements for developments within 800m of a transport hub or town centre. So why won’t he thank me?
He or she should particularly highlight the fact that Labour’s traditional voters are being hurt most by high crime levels.
The deadline is August 6th. While the role has yet to capture the public’s imagination, it has genuine power.
No celebrity candidates. No non-Tories. Bailey, Boff and Morrissey have all spent years campaigning, knocking on doors, handing out leaflets in the sun and in the rain.
A London Assembly member states his case. This concludes our series. The candidates will be interviewed tomorrow with the membership then choosing from the final three,
This former Government adviser is the latest contender to outline her ideas for the capital.