Category - mayor of London

  • 17 May 2012

    Personality politics, half-baked solutions and populist pretensions by tired political fixers are being used to disguise real, significant problems with local government, says Graeme Smith. He hopes that the shallow rhetoric of ‘people know best’ can suffer a similar fate to that of elected mayors, in favour of renewed democracy and a decent appreciation of expert knowledge in its proper place.

  • 12 Apr 2012

    Religious and secular equality campaigners have criticised advertisements planned by a group who believe in “curing” people of homosexuality.

  • 11 Apr 2012

    Unlock Democracy have today launched a 'vote match' website to help people in London decide how they should vote in the mayoral elections to be held on 3 May.

  • 6 Jan 2012

    London Mayor Boris Johnson has attacked the government over its reforms to Disability Living Allowance, which campaigners say are disastrous.

  • 8 Nov 2007

    The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is due to publish its long awaited report into the tragic Stockwell shooting in July 2005, imminently.

  • 2 Oct 2007

    The mayor of London Ken Livingstone and deputy mayor, Nicky Gavron, joined the Christian Aid Cut the Carbon march on Monday (01 October 2007) and walked with the team of climate change activists along the More London Plaza, on the penultimate day of their 1,000 mile march.