TORY mayoral hopeful Zac Goldsmith faced further accusations yesterday of attempting to engage ethnic minorities in divisive politics as the row over his campaign leaflets escalated.
Operation Black Vote (OBV), which calls for greater racial representation in British democracy,...
Thursday 31st Mar 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
LABOUR’s London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan pledged to “name and shame rogue landlords” and build truly affordable homes yesterday as he unveiled his election manifesto.
The former housing minister said that housing was his first priority and that he would hold bad...
Thursday 10th Mar 2016
BRITAIN’S opinion pollsters received a drubbing last May after failing to perceive a Tory overall majority in the general election. Now it’s the turn of their US counterparts.
Establishment hopeful Hillary Clinton was forecast to canter home in the Democratic Party’s...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
SADIQ KHAN will today put working-class aspiration at the centre of his campaign to become London mayor.
The Labour candidate will launch a manifesto that he says will allow others to follow his path from a council estate to City Hall.
“I had the benefit of a good...
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
ACTIVISTS stormed a meeting between estate agents and London mayoral hopefuls Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith yesterday in protest at the Housing Bill.
The rivals were discussing the final report of the London Housing Commission on the controversial new Tory policy.
Tuesday 8th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SADIQ KHAN announced plans yesterday to create a publicly owned energy company if he is elected London mayor as part of a clean energy “revolution,” writes Luke James.
The Labour candidate said “Energy for Londoners” will promote clean and community-generated...
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
THE battle for the London mayoralty got personal yesterday as Labour candidate Sadiq Khan branded Tory rival Zac Goldsmith a “serial underachiever.”
In a combative speech in west London, Mr Khan said the millionnaire Richmond MP had no experience, the wrong values and no...
Wednesday 3rd Feb 2016
Dodgy developers overstate costs and underestimate profits to make new social housing ‘unviable’
Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016
ALMOST 400,000 Londoners won’t be able to vote for the city’s next mayor because of Tory voter registration changes, writes Luke James.
London Elects, the body organising the election, announced yesterday that 5.5 million people are registered to vote in the May 5...
Thursday 28th Jan 2016
When Blairites threaten to throw elections, it’s time for real moderates to get off the fence, writes Charley Allan
Monday 25th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features