Category Archives: Blog

THAMES HIGHWAY, DODGY DOSSIER & FAULTY ARITHMETIC

The Economist has just published an article (“Ordeal by Water“, 20 February) based on Policy Exchange’s proposals for an expansion of commuter transport on the Thames. The author would have been…

BORIS NOT BATTING FOR LONDON IN INDIA

I was pleased to see that Monday’s Evening Standard carried a report of Boris Johnson’s decision to allow the closure of the GLA’s offices in Delhi and Mumbai, which were…

MUSICAL CHAIRS AT CITY HALL

Last week Boris Johnson became chair of London United, the organisation co-ordinating the capital’s support for the England 2018 FIFA World Cup bid. This after he stood down the previous…

BORIS, TORIES & THE BANKERS

Boris Johnson started the year by hitting Londoners with record public transport fare increases of up to 20 per cent on a single bus journey and 18 per cent on…