Mayoral Election

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...