Plus: Cameron blew it. So did Hammond. And: My friendship with Tony Benn.
Posts Tagged: Sadiq Khan MP
Paul Abbott: Ride-sharing! Pavement stops! Fixed timetables! The shocking story of the rise of the big red London bus
Picture the objections from the hackney carriage PR-men! Perhaps if Sadiq Khan had been alive to see such news, he would have raised a formal objections in Parliament.
While Khan supports new red tape, Goldsmith is shifting to a more sceptical position – aware of the electoral possibilities.
Labour is the Party of the queue. Do you want to send your daughter to the best local school? Tough. Do you want a new home for your family? Tough.
Boff is the star of this selection show. But we should choose to win. And that means Goldsmith as Mayoral candidate.
Name recognition plus appeal to floating voters leave this authentic individualist Tory in a position to beat a Labour machine politician next May.
There’s nothing to suggest London’s reservations about an anonymous ‘Muslim Mayor’ could not be overcome by a credible candidate.
Plus: Go, Corbyn, go! Go, Zac, go! Happy Birthday, IEA. Racism in America. Welfare in Britain. And: If Wellington had lost, we’d all be speaking French.
Plus: Ivan Massow – a joke. Greenhalgh and Boff – no charisma. Tulip Siddiq and Stephen Kinnock – impressive. And: Ben Harris-Quinney (for it is he)
The Liberal Democrats and Labour are dog whistling to an extremely well-funded anti-prisons lobby.
I’m with my angry father on this one: the Conservatives’ policy has to change.