Speculation about who might replace Boris as Mayor has largely focused on Labour’s candidate but in recent weeks there’s been signs of that the Tories also might bother to field a runner.
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The speech lacked clear policy commitments but did give us some valuable insights into what her approach to running London might look like.
Ken Livingstone’s favourite jibe at his successor’s expense used to be that Boris would spend his entire time at City Hall opening things he’d initiated but leave the next Mayor with nothing on the drawing board.
Full statement from Diane Abbott, MP Hackney North and Stoke Newington, on why she wants to be Labour’s 2016 candidate for Mayor of London.
Secure in its exemption from scrutiny, the organisation has become so arrogant that last week it refused to co-operate with a London Assembly investigation into high pay within the City Hall group.
Transport for London’s stated recruitment criteria for senior managers appears to heavily stack the odds against BAME and female candidates.
The Ambulance service is at breaking point. The NHS is at capacity. It’s time Boris stopped grand standing and secured a health system worthy of London.