RMT launches High Court defamation action over Boris’s election posters

The disputed posters were issued by Johnson's 'Not Ken Again' campaign

London Mayor Boris Johnson is facing a High Court defamation action over an election leaflet referring to RMT General Secretary Bob Crow. Last month the union called on Mr Johnson’s re-election campaign to withdraw posters it said portrays Mr Crow “as part of a corrupt group of cronies under the control of Labour mayoral candidate […]

New poll puts Boris just 2 points ahead


Boris Johnson’s lead over rival Ken Livingstone has slipped to just 2% according to a new YouGov poll. The poll, commissioned for the Evening Standard newspaper, suggests Mr Johnson has the support of 51% while Mr Livingstone is the preferred choice of 49%. Last week the polling company placed Johnson 6 points ahead of Livingstone, […]

Boris changes stance on fares cuts

Mr Johnson refused to confirm if fares would rise.. Photo: MayorWatch

Boris Johnson last night suggested it was possible to reduce fares even though he has spent much of the election dismissing suggestions from rivals that a cut is possible. Jenny Jones, Brian Paddick and Ken Livingstone have all promised fares cuts in their manifestos with Livingstone promising to resign if he does not deliver a […]