Audio: Ken Livingstone on fares, campaigning and GLA funding

We spoke to Ken Livingstone, Labour’s Mayoral candidate in the 2012 Greater London Authority elections, during a campaign visit to Croydon about his record on fare increases, Government funding for London and his timetable for announcing new policies.



Two more unions vote to strike over Night Tube pay

City Hall and Transport for London say the service will transform night time journeys for millions of Londoners by cutting around 20 minutes from the average trip time. However the service’s start date of 12 September was announced before TfL and London Underground had reached agreement with staff and unions over pay.

Tories invite Londoners to pick their Mayoral candidate

All registered London voters are being invited to help choose the Conservative Party’s candidate for Mayor by taking part in a online primary. Applications to stand are now open and a shortlist of 2-3 candidates will be announced by the end of July with voting taking place after candidates have taken part in “several official hustings”.


  1. tomdickandharry says

    CRW – probably, they seemed quite coherent and plausible.

    I thought it was a very good interview, with the interviewer asking some substantive questions and probing the right amount; and the interviewee actually answering the questions directly.