Plus: Zac’s chances, Jarvis’s speech, Stuart Ramsay’s great scoop. And: how long can it be before Carswell and Evans re-join the Conservatives?
Goldsmith is still the underdog, but has sharpened his campaign.
“I’ve stood against union bosses holding London to ransom, I’ve stood against cuts to the police force.”
A new Office and Deputy Mayoralty could ensure new arrivals spoke English and promote cross-cultural contact, civic engagement, and British citizenship.
Out on the campaign trail, the Tory mayoral candidate displays a steely determination to prove that Sadiq Khan cannot be trusted.
The £1.9bn black hole could be filled by western expansion of the Congestion Charge or an extra £175 on the Council Tax precept.
The two men vying for the London mayoralty set to on the cost of housing and the budget black hole in Labour’s travel policies.
Khan has a remarkable ability to understand what people want to hear, and an almost unbounded willingness to say it.
Win or lose, the London Mayoral candidate now needs to show the message discipline of a conventional candidate…without losing his individualist charm.
And I’m having none of that nonsense about Dry January.
The first line in the job description of Mayor of London is to secure a good deal from the Government.
A bumper year for political news saw ConHome rack up a bumper year in terms of traffic. And there’s plenty more to come.
Plus: Thank you for the three bottles of vintage wine…but you forgot to enclose a note with your name. Christmas, eh?
The scrutiny site is launched with a new attack advert, highlighting the Labour candidate’s inconsistencies.
Government needs to start planning now for our long-term transport needs. That might not be consistent with growing the airport.