Speaker’s Corner: Murad Qureshi

Murad Qureshi is a Labour London Assembly member who lives in the Church Street area. He has been on the assembly for six years. Prior to that, he was a…

Mayor Johnson unplugs electric cars

It’s not surprising that there is a massive gap between what Boris says and what Boris does to mitigate climate change. Barely eight years ago he was a massive climate…

WORLD BANK: HANDS OFF BANGLADESH!

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…

Thames Estuary ‘Boris Island’ airport to be discussed by London Assembly

An expert in constructing airports on artificial islands will brief the London Assembly on building an airport in the Thames Estuary next month. Leading civil engineer Douglas Oakervee found building…

Boris Johnson closes India ’embassy’

Boris Johnson’s "foreign embassies" in Delhi and Mumbai have been mothballed amid claims the move will cost London millions of pounds of new business, it emerged today. The Mayor has…

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…

London closed for business in India

In response to questions by Labour Member of the London Assembly, Murad Qureshi, Mayor Boris Johnson has admitted that the London Development Agency’s offices in India, established by his predecessor…

‘Neo-Nazi gran’ hired as aide to BNP member on London Assembly

A grandmother working for the BNP at City Hall is feared to be behind plans to unite far-Right activists in advance of the general election. Tess Culnane, dubbed a "neo-Nazi…

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…