Mayoral Election

Sorry, Ken: You're a Liability

Sam Glover | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Glover

Who would've thought it? Ken Livingstone has finally been suspended from the Labour Party for anti-Semitic comments. Not by Tony Blair, who always con...

Sadiq and Zac Refused to Meet the Greens - It Could Cost Them

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Politics
Josiah Mortimer

When I call the Greens' Mayoral candidate, Sian Berry, she's on the train to meet Britain's Chief Rabbi. It's a sign of the extremely varied - and hectic - nature of the campaign to become London's next leader. I've managed to grab ten minutes out of her packed schedule to discuss what could turn out to be a crucial moment in the campaign...

The Shadow of the Past - We Should Not Hold Old Stories About Who Mr Khan Once Rubbed Shoulders With Against Him

John Watson | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Politics
John Watson

There are many reasons which may make us vote for or against Mr Khan but these incidents from many years ago are surely not among them.

A Fair City for All

Rachael Orr | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Politics
Rachael Orr

We should all be angry that such high levels of deprivation exist alongside such wealth in the capital. The new London Mayor must tackle this crisis as a matter of urgency to ensure that prosperity is equally shared and millions of Londoners are not left behind.

Why Bristol's Mayor Vote Matters

Ken Livingstone | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ken Livingstone

If Labour's Marvin Rees is elected Mayor of Bristol on Thursday I for one will be celebrating. It will be a good day for Bristol. Many more people outside that city will rightly be inspired by Marvin's election. Bristol is a major city, a lively, exciting place with a strong local character and an appeal to the best and the brightest. It is a city with enormous potential, hampered by the absence of a big-city vision at a municipal level.

Transport in London: An Olympic Headache?

Ijah Ashby | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK
Ijah Ashby

With the Olympics fast approaching, Tube advertisements and endorsements have been doing the rounds to convince commuters to make alternative travel arrangements as the tube and train operators look to avoid meltdown.

A Very Humbling Visit

Siobhan Benita | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK Politics
Siobhan Benita

I have to admit that I may have developed a bit of a blogging habit, one which allows me to let off steam, set out my stall and highlight the errors of others, all from the comfort and safety of my own front room. It's all rather satisfying and therapeutic, but I do want to put my new addiction to best use.

Liberal Democrats Elect Brian Paddick As Mayoral Candidate

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Politics

The Liberal Democrats have elected Brian Paddick as the party's candidate for the London mayoral election. The 53-year-old former Police Commander...