Environmental challenges

Leonie Cooper

The environmental challenges facing the new London mayor and Assembly probably need no rehearsal and top of the agenda is the issue of London’s toxic air, which the mayor has memorably described as making you ill and being illegal. But in the light of the decision of the UK as a whole to leave the…


A decent day’s pay

Fiona Twycross

On the walk from London Bridge to City Hall, I have a dozen choices of where to buy a coffee. However, the only place I can guarantee buying a morning coffee served by someone paid the London living wage is in City Hall itself. None of the coffee shops on my route in to work…

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Equal aspiration: The London test

Sarah Sackman

When Aneurin Bevan died in 1960, a Conservative MP wrote in the Evening Standard that his passing reflected the Labour party’s failure to respond to a changing social reality: “In the coalfields from which he came, Marx and Engels have been supplanted by Marks & Spencer, and the sound of class war is being drowned…

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Our London

Sadiq Khan MP