The security of visiting Heads of State is always a troublesome issue. The planned visit by President Bush is no exception. Mr Bush heads an administration which waged war on another country, supported at home but opposed by many of America’s traditional allies.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens has announced that policing David Blaine’s laughable ‘stunt’ has cost Londoners a staggering £64,135. So far the Met have been promised just half of this from the two television companies who broadcast the event and the company who staged it. Londoners should not be expected to pay the rest. […]
As renewed rumors circulate of Ken Livingstone’s return to the Labour fold, MayorWatch calls on Nicky Gavron not to stand down as the Labour Mayoral Candidate. Ms Gavron has won the right to represent her party in the forthcoming elections; she won a fair ballot against serious and far better known candidates. She served London […]