I am determined to refocus the conversation: to how we bring crime levels down; and build the homes we desperately need.
Posts Tagged: Sadiq Khan (Mayor)
People who aspire to own their own homes move out of London to where property is cheaper.
At first glance, his quest for the city’s mayoralty as an independent is merely eccentric. But it is also a logical next step for an ambitious man who is above all a soloist.
An independent report has found that endless promises in City Hall are not backed up by action. 227 pledges on policing have proved completely meaningless.
A serious devolution agenda would champion freedom from the suffocating tendrils of risk-averse Whitehall mandarins.
Landlords in the capital already have lower yields than those elsewhere. Who is going to choose to build homes to rent if there is no return on investment?
Povide fair police funding, back Crossrail 2 but reject a third runway at Heathrow. Also guarantee the rights of the one million EU nationals living in the capital.
On the whole, pay rises should go to those on the frontline, or be used for recruitment and retention, or be based on performance.
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.
Chloe Westley: Khan poses, tweets and postures – while London is ravaged by four murders in four days
As the Mayor tours TV studios to express his disapproval of Trump and Brexit, our capital city suffers.
Where was Khan’s outrage when human rights’ abusers, Mohammed bin Salman, or Xi Jinping, came to visit?
He has splurged £400,000 on a beach party in Newham and £10 million on a test which enables Met Police officers to determine the ‘colour’ of their personality.
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.
The second in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.