Such an appointment would represent a degree of belated justice for the former Treasurer who was poorly treated by Cameron and Feldman.
The result changes nothing on Heathrow – or Brexit.
Which former aide turned down a peerage? See text (and picture left).
Answers to be published this afternoon.
The Conservatives won the postal votes battle in my borough.
Now that the airport will meet, and in many cases exceed, the conditions set out by the Airports Commission, there is no reason for the Government to delay further.
Labour’s mayoral candidate put his faith at the centre of his candidacy. Do we want religion creeping back into our politics?
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I still believe my pledge of cutting tube fares by three per cent annually was deliverable.
It was a defeat, and it hurt. But it wasn’t as bad as the London-obsessed media and the increasingly desperate Opposition make out.
The rotten regime which grew up under Ken Livingstone must not be allowed to re-establish itself now Labour are back London.
It may be almost impossible for Labour to win the next election, but it will be very easy for us to lose it. We must not rest on our laurels.
He continues his criticism of Goldsmith’s campaign and praises London for choosing “hope over fear, and unity over division”.
This negative Toryism can eke out victories against average opponents, but it is no guide to winning well – or at all at a time when capitalism is being questioned.
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