Sadiq Khan

Will the Tories manage an upset in today’s forgotten by-election in Tooting?

16 June 2016 15:28

Amidst the fanfare surrounding the EU referendum, today’s Tooting by-election has come around virtually unnoticed. Triggered by Sadiq Khan stepping…

Labour Mayoral Hopeful Reveals His Vision For London

What ever will Corbyn say? Sadiq Khan attends Rupert Murdoch’s summer party

15 June 2016 17:26

Oh dear. Today Jeremy Corbyn surprised everyone by using his first question at PMQs to ask for an update on…

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Sadiq Khan’s advert ban shows he is an illiberal censor at heart

14 June 2016 12:20

Six weeks ago I was one of the 1.3 million Londoners who voted for Sadiq Khan as mayor. Boy do…

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Watch: David Cameron teaches Tim Farron a lesson at PMQs

11 May 2016 14:46

Although Jeremy Corbyn did his best to press David Cameron on a range of issues at today’s PMQs, perhaps the…

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Little Englanders, it’s time to give Sadiq Khan a break

10 May 2016 10:27

Hell, I wait so long to be right about something and then two bits of stuff come along at once.…

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan MP and fans protesting against the Living Wage before the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

Sadiq Khan boosts party morale as Corbyn forgets his lines at PLP meeting

9 May 2016 20:44

Although Labour MPs have been encouraged not to brief what happens at meetings of the PLP to lurking journalists, Jeremy Corbyn’s…

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Sadiq Khan’s victory has caused a Great Smug to settle over London

9 May 2016 17:57

London is going through one of its periodic fits of smugness right now, for which the only real parallel is…

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How much of a threat will Sadiq Khan be to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership?

9 May 2016 15:46

Sadiq Khan starts his first day as Mayor today, and has spent more of his weekend distancing himself from Jeremy…

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George Galloway was humiliated in London. Hooray!

8 May 2016 11:03

It’s rare that an election result leaves you with a sense of giddy, disbelieving glee, but there it was in…

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The housing crisis was Sadiq Khan’s secret weapon

7 May 2016 8:57

As Isabel Hardman wrote yesterday, many interpret Labour’s failure to fail on a bigger scale in yesterday’s election results as the…

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Jemima Khan distances herself from her brother’s mayoral bid: ‘sad that Zac’s campaign did not reflect who I know him to be’

6 May 2016 22:44

Following Thursday’s elections, Sadiq Khan is on course to be the new mayor of London, with his rival Zac Goldsmith trailing a distant…

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I’m not surprised Zac Goldsmith lost – his campaign was a catastrophe

6 May 2016 19:06

Zac Goldsmith has spent much of the past few weeks telling us that the London mayoral vote ‘will be very close’. But…

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Zac Goldsmith has nothing to be ashamed of

6 May 2016 18:50

It’s disappointing to see how many Tories are buying into Labour’s spin about Zac Goldsmith having fought a ‘dog whistle’…

Sadiq Khan wins the London mayoral race

6 May 2016 18:13

Sadiq Khan is the new Mayor of London. After what seemed like an eternal wait, withs second preferences counted, he…

The Spectator podcast: Erdogan’s Europe

6 May 2016 16:54

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…

Election results: what you need to know

6 May 2016 13:00

Summary: Sadiq Khan becomes Mayor of London. SNP fail to win a majority. Scottish Tories become second largest party in Scottish…

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…

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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…