Despite the mess the incumbent has made of it, having the chance to govern the greatest city in the World is an immense privilege and hugely worthwhile.
There are far too many town hall officials earning over £90,000 a year. A recruitment freeze would help allow a Council Tax freeze.
Andy Street in the West Midlands has been more effective in delivering a zero-emission bus fleet and more electric vehicle charging points.
House price growth is driving many Londoners to move out. The Mayor is failing to respond to this – or to the other challenges we face.
His one consistent position over the last five years has been an abject loathing of the car and the motorist.
Our principle must be to increase choices in transport – not to reduce them. We need to bring the public with us.
Communities demand a real say on development. Planners can’t get away with fake consultations any longer.
If the Mayor is incapable of doing his job, the Government will have to call in the inspectors to take charge.
Local issues matter. We are delivering good schools, housing and local services while achieving value for money.
Talk of being “cut to the bone” is nonsense. Here are some challenges councillors should be making about unnecessary spending.
My polling shows how a Tory candidate for Mayor of London could use a consumer-led approach to politics – as Margaret Thatcher did.
Let’s have someone with a Dick Whittington “upwardly mobile” life story to inspire Londoners with a message of sunlit uplands positivity.