Showing that the current Mayor is failing is not enough. A strong alternative must be put forward.
Posts Tagged: Sadiq Khan (Mayor)
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.
I am deeply honoured to have been elected Leader of the Conservative Group, on the London Assembly, at an extraordinarily important juncture.
Asserting the rights of Parliament over the EU is half the European mission. Asserting them over the ECHR is the other half.
I am determined to refocus the conversation: to how we bring crime levels down; and build the homes we desperately need.
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.