The decision by the London Labour Party to re-select Ken Livingstone and the sitting Assembly Members for next year’s GLA elections is hardly the most surprising of developments.
Writing in today’s Telegraph Charles Moore calls for London to be made “part of Britain again” and goes on to attack the policies of current Mayor Ken Livingstone.
It’s never nice to get it wrong but it’d be dishonest to deny our amusement at the expense of much larger media organisations who rushed out stories reporting rumours that Greg Dyke was to run as a either a Conservative or joint Conservative/LibDem candid
The Liberal Democrat response to news that Transport for London are to give away 100,000 free Oyster cards appears to be yet another example of the party opposing a measure without offering an alternative route.
Ken Livingstone has published figures suggesting that Londoners need to earn GBP7.20 an hour to avoid falling into poverty.
Bird simply isn’t a credible candidate for Mayor of London and seems to have little understanding of the powers the job brings.