Londoners will have to wait until early September to find out the name of the Liberal Democrat’s 2012 candidate for Mayor of London after the party announced a revised selection timetable. The candidate, who will be chosen by a ballot of party members in London, was originally due to be announced on August 12th. However [Read More]
Ken Livingstone has called for changes to planned road and pedestrian crossing closures during next year’s Olympic Games. As part of arrangements to ensure “the smooth flow of key people to and from the games”, an Olympic Route Network will be set up, closing lanes to non-Games traffic. Any driver not authorised to use the [Read More]
Ken Livingstone has been meeting shoppers and commuters in Sothwark today as his regular series of ‘Tell Ken’ events arrived in City Hall’s home borough. [Read More]
As thousands of Londoners prepare to take part in this year’s Pride march, Boris Johnson’s commitment to gay equality has come under attack from rival Ken Livingstone. The former Mayor and Labour’s 2012 candidate has accused his successor of “downgrading” support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Londoners since taking over at City Hall. [Read More]
More picture intrigue from Boris Johnson’s re-election campaign which is hoping to wow voters by boasting of the Mayor’s success in cutting crime “by increasing police numbers and patrols”. Seemingly however the message is aimed at voters in Hampshire – at least that’s where the officers in the accompanying image are thought to be patrolling.
Mike Tuffrey today officially launched his campaign to become the 2012 Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London by unveiling an “ambitious plan” to house more than 250,000 Londoners. On Sunday Tuffrey told the BBC’s Politics Show he would be seeking his party’s nomination, pitching him against former MP Lembit Opik who lost his Montgomeryshire [Read More]
After weeks of speculation and whispers, MIke Tuffrey has confirmed he wants to be the Liberal Democrat candidate in next year’s Mayoral election. After months of a ‘contest’ consisting solely of the publicity hungry Lembit Opik, the LibDems finally have a credible challenger to offer Londoners. As anyone who read the comments beneath my recent [Read More]