For someone who promised to be the most pro business Mayor of London ever, Sadiq Khan’s credentials have taken a huge knock with TfL’s outright ban on Uber following their decision not to renew Uber’s licence at the end of this month.
Last year saw a 20 per cent rise in knife attacks involving injuries to victims, up from 3,663 to 4,415. That’s someone being injured every two hours. This year alone there has been 30 deaths – and 24 of the victims have been under 25 years of age.
We should learn from Labour who benefitted from this in 2012 when Ken Livingstone seeking to return to the Mayoralty after being defeated by Boris in 2008, was re-selected officially in late 2010.