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Boris showed “outrageous contempt” for Crystal Palace locals

A senior member of the London Assembly has attacked Boris Johnson for showing “outrageous contempt for local democracy” by supporting a Chinese billionaire’s plans to build a replica Crystal Palace on public parkland. The only real surprise is that Assembly … Continue reading

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Did we really vote for this man to be Mayor of London?

It is the sort of thing that is often referred to as “car crash telly”. It is not the sort of interview that someone as practised and skilled at evading and avoiding providing answers to uncomfortable questions usually gives. But … Continue reading

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Boris takes us for a ride but not by tram to Crystal Palace

Transport for London is about to publish a seven-year investment plan that includes not a penny for the tram extensions promised in the London election campaign earlier this year by Mayor Boris Johnson and Steve O’Connell, the Assembly Member for … Continue reading

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Boris has no answers for campaigning Croydon teenager

Last night’s London Debate on ITV means that the Mayoral candidates – or at least some of them – have now appeared in four televised hustings across various channels. You do wonder whether even the capital’s chattering classes bothered to … Continue reading

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