Johnson campaign calls on Londoners to fund legal defence

Boris Johnson’s re-election campaign has called on Londoners to donate to a legal “fighting fund” after RMT union ‘s General Secretary Bob Crow threatened it with legal action over campaign posters. The union has written to Mr Johnson’s campaign calling for the withdrawal of posters it said portrays Mr Crow “as part of a corrupt […]

London’s Greens endorse Ken Livingstone

Green members and supporters voting in May’s Mayoral election will be encouraged to give their second preference votes to Labour’s Ken Livingstone. On Monday Livingstone addressed an audience of Green party members and was questioned about his record and policies for a new term. Members then voted on whether to recommend supporters give him their […]

Jones calls for “better deal” for young Londoners

Jenny Jones, the Green party candidate for Mayor of London, has unveiled her policies to help young people get “a better deal”. Proposals include campaigning to bring back the Educational Maintenance Allowance and extending the London Living Wage. Ms Jones also says she would help the capital’s 16-24 year olds by “creating 150,000 high quality […]

Boris launches transport manifesto with vow to introduce “driverless” Tube trains

Boris Johnson launched his transport manifesto this morning with a vow to introduce “driverless” trains across the Tube network. Mr Johnson, who is seeking re-election in May, also promises to deploy 600 New Bus for London vehicles by 2016. There are also commitments to continue opposing a third runway at Heathrow and to “lobby Government […]