Zac Goldsmith was elected Conservative MP for Richmond Park in 2010, defeating Liberal Democrat Susan Kramer. He ran for London Mayor in 2016 and lost.


Fabulous praise for Caroline Pidgeon from Evening Standard

If the mayoral election was decided on a candidate’s grasp of policy, there’s a good chance Caroline Pidgeon would win it. … Read the full post »


What does the Zac Goldsmith case mean for election expense controls in future?

It’s always tempting to view the verdict of investigations through a partisan filter – if ‘your side’ does not get punished, it’s a great result by a wise team of investigators; if on the other hand it does get punished, it’s a muddle-headed verdict from dangerously ignorant investigators, whether that means the police, the courts or a regulator. … Read the full post »