Sadiq Khan

May 2016 elections: The Spectator guide

4 May 2016 18:38

Britain goes to the polls this week, as electoral contests take place in London, Scotland, Wales and across England. They’re…

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PMQs Sketch: Next stop, extremist Labour

4 May 2016 16:56

Cameron hi-jacked today’s PMQs with a show of calculated brutality masked as high dudgeon. Feeble, whey-haired Corbyn obeyed the commands…


Zac Goldsmith’s London campaign has been a toe-curling embarrassment

4 May 2016 15:29

Zac Goldsmith spent almost every day out on the stump during his London mayoral campaign dressed in the formal dark…

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Why won’t Labour go for Zac Goldsmith’s non-dom jugular?

3 May 2016 9:51

Trailing in the polls with three days to go until the London mayoral elections, Zac Goldsmith continues to attack his…

Labour Mayoral Hopeful Reveals His Vision For London

Is it ‘Islamophobic’ to draw attention to Sadiq Khan’s links with extremists?

2 May 2016 9:28

Zac Goldsmith came in for a fair amount of criticism yesterday after writing a piece in the Mail on Sunday…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

30 April 2016 8:30

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Corbyn’s disgraced aide gets behind Sadiq Khan’s campaign

29 April 2016 14:14

Throughout his London mayoral bid, Sadiq Khan has been at pains to distance himself from Jeremy Corbyn. Although Khan was…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

28 April 2016 8:10

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Seumas Milne fails to help Sadiq Khan’s cause

25 April 2016 15:52

In recent weeks, Labour’s Sadiq Khan has faced flak over his decision to share platforms with extremists. In a recent Evening…

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Lord Sugar savages Sadiq Khan: ‘he has single-handedly wrecked the Labour Party’

24 April 2016 15:08

As Sadiq Khan continues to lead the polls in the mayoral race, the Labour candidate has managed to brush off…

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John Travolta proves to be a thorn in Sadiq Khan’s side

22 April 2016 16:23

As Sadiq Khan continues to face flak over his links to unsavoury characters, even a night at home in front of…


PMQs: David Cameron brings up Sadiq Khan’s extremist links

20 April 2016 13:39

Today’s PMQs was a reminder that the old fashioned approach of detailed, forensic questioning on a single topic works best.…

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Did Zac Goldsmith pick up some tips on tackling extremism from Yvette Cooper?

19 April 2016 10:58

During last night’s BBC mayoral debate, Zac Goldsmith was asked whether he had run a racist campaign against Sadiq Khan —…


BBC mayoral debate: Sadiq and Zac try to set the record straight over ‘extremism’ allegations

18 April 2016 23:45

As the European referendum campaign gains momentum, the London mayoral election has had to take a backseat in recent weeks when it…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 4

Sadiq Khan’s London property pledge on shaky ground

14 April 2016 18:39

As part of Sadiq Khan’s London mayoral bid, the Labour candidate has rallied against foreign investors buying up London property.…

Suliman Gani has released this photo of himself with Zac Goldsmith after the Tory MP described him as 'one of the most repellent figures in this country'

Zac Goldsmith’s extremist attack line backfires

14 April 2016 12:19

It’s not turning out to be a great week for Zac Goldsmith. While the Conservative MP continues to lag behind Labour’s…

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Samantha Cameron’s sister gets behind Sadiq Khan’s mayoral campaign

13 April 2016 10:37

As Zac Goldsmith continues to lag behind Sadiq Khan in the polls, even the most die-hard Tories are beginning to…

The Spectator podcast: Ex Labour advisor calls on Corbyn’s enemies to act

7 April 2016 8:45

Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies within the Labour party are known to be dreaming about a time after his leadership. But why…

The Labour Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 4

Sadiq Khan fails his own transport test

4 April 2016 10:05

As the London mayoral race heats up, Sadiq Khan has gone on the offensive when it comes to the cost of…

Mayoral candidates Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith and the Greens' Sian Berry at a protest against Heathrow expansion in October (Chris Ratcliffe/Getty)

Revealed: Zac Goldsmith’s record of failure

2 April 2016 11:00

In March, Zac Goldsmith was named the most ‘pro-business‘ London mayoral candidate in a ComRes poll. According to the survey, 65…

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The questions nobody wants to ask about Asad Shah’s murder

29 March 2016 19:56

On Maundy Thursday a Muslim shopkeeper in Glasgow was brutally murdered.  Forty-year-old Asad Shah was allegedly stabbed in the head with a…

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Farewell, George Galloway

29 March 2016 11:15

It takes an achingly long time for the British to see a lickspittle of mass murderers for what he is.…


Sadiq Khan’s pledge to tackle Labour anti-Semitism hits a bump in the road

21 March 2016 13:43

Since Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour leader, the party has been dogged by rumours of anti-semitism in certain factions of…

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Zac Goldsmith promises to be ‘pansexual’ for London

4 March 2016 16:52

As Zac Goldsmith fights to be the next Mayor of London against Labour’s Sadiq Khan, he is striving to appeal to…


Coming soon: Emily Thornberry, the disc jockey

2 March 2016 18:14

Emily Thornberry’s decision to appoint disgraced spinner Damian McBride as her media adviser has upset a number of her constituents.…