Results tagged “Ken Livingstone”
Mayor Boris Johnson is celebrating his re-election but he can expect some heavy flak coming his way from London Assembly members throughout his next term.
The Conservative candidate edged past Labour's Ken Livingstone in last Friday's vote for the capital's top political post.
By John Biggs
It's always good to feel the warmth of spring nudging into those previously cold mornings. And it's particularly good as I, and others of my ilk, get stuck into an election campaign!
I get home frozen to the bone less often, and, more importantly, far more people will open their doors and talk if it's not too cold and not too dark.
Comedian and Labour Party member Eddie Izzard joined Ken Livingstone's campaign trail visiting Newham college on Monday.
He spoke to 120 students at the East Ham campus showing support for Ken's Fare Deal and speaking out against his rival Boris Johnson's approach to London transport.
By Peter Golds
After two convictions for benefit fraud and an ongoing investigation for illegal subletting, Shelina Akhtar is no longer a Tower Hamlets councillor.
Her seat was declared vacant when she declined to appeal against her prison sentence. However, she continued to be paid a council allowance while in Holloway.
By Jim Fitzpatrick
The biggest political contest will take place in London between Boris and Ken for the Mayoralty of this great City this year.
Both David Cameron and more so Ed Miliband are nailing their colours to the masts of their respective candidates but Ed must have more to lose if Ken Livingstone doesn't pull it off.