As the first week of campaigning in this year’s City Hall elections comes to a close, we speak to Labour candidate Ken Livingstone about his lost opinion poll lead, rows over his tax affairs and older Jewish voters and the importance of second preference votes in securing a return to City Hall. This week’s YouGov […]
“It’s been pretty good actually,” UKIP’s Lawrence Webb tells me when asked how his Mayoral campaign is shaping up. Selected as UKIP’s candidate in September, Webb says: “It’s very hard to maintain a campaign over a very long period but there are things I’ve been doing off camera and I’ve been involved with some for […]
Liberal Democrat candidate Brian Paddick speaks to MayorWatch editor Martin Hoscik about his campaign to become the next Mayor of London. The interview can be listened to below and is also available to download via iTunes. Both parts can also be embedded on your website or blog via AudioBoo. Brian Paddick Interview – Part 1 […]
To mark the release of his memoir, You Can’t Say That, Ken Livingstone spoke to MayorWatch editor Martin Hoscik about the book, public perception of him and some of the things Londoners can expect if he returns to City Hall next May. The book is quite detailed, Is it meant as the definitive word on […]
Mayor of London Boris Johnson appeared before the London Assembly on May 18th for the first of the final run of Mayor’s Question Sessions before next year’s elections Greater London Authority elections. After the meeting I spoke to Assembly Chair and Labour Assembly Member Jennette Arnold about the Assembly’s role in scrutinising the Mayor, it’s public and media profile and it’s wider work in investigating issues of concern to Londoners.