The Metropolitan Police Authority has been replaced by Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime which will provide the Met with its strategic goals and scrutinise the force and Commissioner and will in turn be scrutinised by a new London Assembly Police and Crime Panel. Deputy Mayor for Policing Kit Malthouse discusses the changes and what […]
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One of the panelists at this week’s London Policy Conference was Lord Adonis, Labour Peer and former Education minister and Transport secretary. During a discussion on whether London’s Government had what it needed to deliver for Londoners, Adonis, who thinks we have all the devolved powers we need, said he would “love to be Mayor’. […]
Liberal Democrat candidate Brian Paddick speaks to MayorWatch editor Martin Hoscik about his campaign to become the next Mayor of London. The interview can be listened to below and is also available to download via iTunes. Both parts can also be embedded on your website or blog via AudioBoo. Brian Paddick Interview – Part 1 […]
Ken Livingstone could introduce an emergency fares package if he wins next year’s Mayoral elections. Stressing he didn’t yet have a firm policy, Livingstone said he was looking at “bringing forward the fares package from January 2013 to October next year”. Livingstone made the comments while campaigning in Hackney alongside comedian and Labour supporter Eddie […]
Home Secretary Theresa May has named Bernard Hogan-Howe as the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner. Mr Hogan-Howe had already been seconded to the force to serve as acting Deputy Commissioner alongside acting Commissioner Tim Godwin. Appointment of the Met Commissioner is made by Her Majesty the Queen following a recommendation by the Home Secretary. Before making […]