Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
This week’s referendum on allowing cities to elect a mayor is at the heart of David Cameron’s plan to return power to the people. But does anybody care?
Mid-term local elections are rarely happy hunting grounds for governments, and this Thursday’s contests are unlikely to buck the trend.
The Cameron-Osborne-Letwin-Maude team ignore the era of meritocracy that saw a truly modernised party emerge.
Labour’s massive expansion of postal voting opened the door to electoral fraud.
Boris Johnson today pledged to become London’s “Twitter Mayor” by holding a monthly question and answer session on the social networking site if he is re-elected.
Labour’s Ed Miliband has criticised the Coalition, but has been almost silent about what he would do instead if elected to office.
I understand why many voters on the progressive wing of politics are struggling with voting for Ken Livingstone. His campaign has been sad, desperate and divisive.
The abolition of the Audit Commission will save nearly three times more than first thought, ministers said.
The Guardian this morning has a poll which shows agreement, by 61% to 34%, with the proposition: “a local council mostly run by councillors from political parties that have a local majority” than adopt “a directly elected mayor” to run things in their area.