Archive for London
Crikey, this Labour candidate’s views on Ken Livingstone make mine seem almost mild… Your supporters will say I’m disloyal to the Labour Party, but don’t seem to mind you campaigning against our candidate in Tower Hamlets. Your supporters cheered you when you called tax avoiders “rich bastards”, but they don’t seem to mind the £50,000 [...]
Once again the combination of a good campaigner and a good question has turned up trumps. Lib Dem London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon has dug out the information that there is a staggering total of £55m on unused Oyster cards held by the public. It is money they have paid out to Transport for London [...]
Appearing on 176 poster sites around London from today: * Mark Pack is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and writes a monthly newsletter about the Liberal Democrats.
When Boris Johnson promised that if elected Mayor of London he would introduce a new Routemaster bus, I don’t think many expected him to interpret that quite as literally as he has. For by the end of his term in office, there won’t be hoards of new Routemaster buses on London’s roads. Not even scores [...]
The Guardian reports: Mike Tuffrey, the distinguished Liberal Democrat London Assembly member, is displeased with Boris Johnson and with Transport for London (TfL), whose board Boris chairs. This is not unusual, but the particular reason for Tuffrey’s present annoyance distills some significant issues. The headline irritant is the failure of the mayor to answer two questions [...]
Funny, pointed and relevant: this is one of the best pieces of campaign artwork I’ve seen put out by the party this year. * Mark Pack is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and writes a monthly newsletter about the Liberal Democrats.
Watch today’s visit by Lib Dem London Mayor candidate Brian Paddick:
Some funny visuals with a serious message from the Brian Paddick campaign today:
“We’re going to be radical, we’re going to take risks and we’re going to be unashamedly Liberal Democrat”
So said Brian Paddick at his campaign launch last night:
Around 300 Liberal Democrats packed out the campaign launch for London Mayor candidate Brian Paddick, Lib Dem London Assembly leader Caroline Pidgeon and the rest of the team. Here’s the video that was shown at the launch: