The last time Boris sat before the London Assembly he had pretty bad morning, any hopes he might of had of an easier ride at this morning’s first session of the new term will have crumbled as one Tory AM after another opposed his flagship policies.
The capital’s water supplier writes about promoting the quality of their product, the right to choose between bottled and tap when out for a meal or drink and replacing pipes to reduce leakage.
Why can’t we convert the myriad of bus routes which currently run down the road into a single Oxford Street shopping bus? Running only up and down the one street, this new route could use wholly or partially electric powered buses.
In case you missed it, David Lammy last week wrote in the Evening Standard about the need for Labour to hold open primaries to select their next Mayoral candidate. Personally I largely found Lammy’s article a lightweight, vacuous statement of the obvious.
In the week Boris filmed his scene the character of Phil Mitchell was shown relying on a gun to settle a family dispute, yet here he is happily talking up the same show.
Another unhappy Question Time for Boris Johnson, this one started off with a lot of heat and noise as LibDem Mike Tuffrey successfully tabled a motion to allow Assembly Members to enter ‘committee mode’ and quiz Johnson on Ian Clement’s expenses.
During recent the row over Ian Clement’s misuse of his corporate credit card, Boris Johnson made a reference to knowing when something’s ‘crass’. I wonder then how much input he had in a press release containing his thoughts on tomorrow’s marking of the 7/7 bombings.
This week’s Progressive London conference is an opportunity to assess the scale of the global economic crisis and to discuss alternative economic policies to meet the challenges it poses.