The headline comes via one of the London Assembly members with whom I discussed TfL’s ‘accidental’ agreement to join the UAE’s trade embargo against Israel. And tragically it seems they’re right. It’s clear from yesterday and today’s statements that TfL believes this whole row is a misunderstanding on the part of others. In TfL’s reality […]
Some thoughts and comments on last night’s revelation that for London has agreed not to involve Israeli companies in the operation or financing of the Thames Cable Car.
Over the past few months Boris has been making a lot of unsubtle noise about a possible third-term at City Hall. When he suggested on LBC radio that crowds of Londoners might yet take to the streets and demand he remain in his current role, he was rewarded with predictable acres of publicity. What’s interesting […]
Lots of excitement among Labour quarters after Labour Ed Miliband announcement that the next Labour candidate for Mayor of London will be selected via a Primary – a vote in which registered party members and non-members who register as supporters will be able to cast a vote. Primaries are the ‘in thing’ and they might […]
Lots of welcoming this week for Home Secretary Theresa May’s decision to review the police’s use of Stop and Search powers. May rightly says that the power to see what people are up to is “a vital police tool” but, echoing words of the London Assembly and now-defunct Metropolitan Police Authority and London Assembly, warns […]