Voters have delivered Boris Johnson a London Assembly even tamer in the face of the Mayor than the one under Mayor Ken. Are they mad? Well no, and not bad either, says former AM Damian Hockney.
There’s going to be a lot of confusion in some quarters after Mayor Boris Johnson announced a Deputy Mayor who fails to fulfill the legal qualifications for the job or title.
Speaking at City Hall earlier today Boris Johnson promised to listen to ideas no matter where they came from so for anyone I’ve not already bored into a coma with them here are the two small things I’d like to see.
By unseating Ken Livingstone Boris Johnson has pulled off a remarkable feat and he’ll be the toast of local Tory associations for weeks to come.
Win or loose, today marked an important day for Ken Livingstone. When the results are announced tomorrow he’ll either confound his critics by securing a third term or he’ll be at the end of a remarkable political career.
‘Vote for anyone on that paper except the two big parties’ says Damian Hockney
Commentators have expressed shock and disappointment at the low turnout of each of the two London Mayor elections so far staged. Assembly candidate for the One London Party Damian Hockney has told them before that they shouldn’t be surprised.