I was excited by Shaun Bailey’s manifesto before the London Mayoral elections, and equally upset not to have the chance to back it.
Posts Tagged: Shaun Bailey
Andrew Selous: The suggestion voters weren’t consulted on LTNs is wrong. Local elections suggest they approve.
Tory candidates in London, Manchester and Oxfordshire made their opposition to these schemes known. It didn’t win us votes.
Bailey performed above expectations. The Council by-elections were good. But we need to build a lot of beautiful new homes.
David Gauke: These results show the Conservatives set for success in the 2020s – unless their opponents can adapt
In England, the Tories have monopolised support on the Right, while the Left vote is split between Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens.
Iain Dale: Perhaps one day I’ll get involved in an election again. In the meantime, here are my predictions for Super Thursday…
Plus: Starmer needs to bring Cooper and Benn into his top team. But will they even want the jobs?
Ignoring the over-representation of young black men as both victims and perpetrators of violence won’t stop families losing their sons.
Finding home ownership unaffordable means that many Conservatives have abandoned the capital.
Rakhia Ismail: I was a Labour Councillor in Islington for nine years. Here’s why I’ve joined the Conservatives.
While the Labour Party are very quick to accuse others of racism, they’re much slower to see it in their own ranks.
The bill for TfL staff working on trade union activities has nearly doubled under him to £8.7 million.
Releasing industrial land to build homes and preventative measures to tackle violent crime are the policies we need.
If the Mayor is incapable of doing his job, the Government will have to call in the inspectors to take charge.
“It means nothing if your boss sends you an email saying you have to do it. You do it because you want to do it.”
The reduced service Transport for London is providing is just not sufficient for essential workers to travel across the city safely.
Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”