Sadiq Khan

Sunday political interviews round-up: Khan bashes Boris

12 November 2017 16:01

It is Remembrance Sunday, and the party leaders put their politics aside this morning as they gathered around the Cenotaph…

Transport for London advertising: No to naked backs, yes to Russia Today

31 October 2017 14:02

Oh dear. Earlier this month there was a furore when it was revealed that a tights advert featuring a picture of…

Sadiq Khan’s ‘T-charge’ is another bung for the car industry

23 October 2017 15:11

As an object lesson in how the process of regulation is hijacked by rich and powerful interests, today’s introduction of…

We need to start telling the image censors to back off

13 October 2017 11:14

Almost two and a half years ago, feminists called on Transport for London to remove adverts of a scantily-clad Australian…

Disruptive companies like Uber are the lifeblood of the free market

29 September 2017 13:56

It has long been my understanding that innovative business entrants are the very lifeblood of our free market society. In…

Sadiq Khan discovers his inner Corbynista

25 September 2017 17:42

When Sadiq Khan spoke at last year’s Labour conference, his speech was deemed hostile to Jeremy Corbyn. Fresh from victory in the…

Sadiq Khan’s Labour conference speech, full text

25 September 2017 15:40

Conference, it’s great to be back in Labour Brighton. And it’s great to see our Labour Party so fired up…

The Beast of Bolsover takes centre stage at conference

25 September 2017 12:35

Sadiq Khan had to fight for his speaking slot at this year’s Labour’s conference. But while it was apparently difficult…

Sadiq Khan speaks

25 September 2017 8:08

This year’s Labour party conference line-up has been as much about who’s not speaking than who is. After Sadiq Khan was…

Labour conference rows over letting Sadiq Khan speak

24 September 2017 12:23

When Sadiq Khan took to the stage at Labour’s conference last year, his none-too-subtle message to Jeremy Corbyn was a…

Without Uber, London will be a more dangerous city for women

22 September 2017 14:48

Transport for London has decided it knows what will keep me safe better than I do. The transport regulator has…

Sadiq Khan has kowtowed to the protectionists over Uber

22 September 2017 13:53

Let’s face it, the decision today by TfL not to renew Uber’s licence to operate in London has not come…

The Garden Bridge was the definition of a folly

15 August 2017 15:32

Dry your eyes, Joanna Lumley, and try to move on. For the Garden Bridge was doomed from the start. Sure,…

The most shocking thing about Donald Trump’s Sadiq Khan tweet? He’s right

6 June 2017 10:21

How thin-skinned and pompous the British media class is. On the airwaves, Twitter, and elsewhere, the reaction to Donald Trump’s tweet…

Theresa May’s decision to cuddle the Donald looks worse by the day

5 June 2017 19:45

It is not often, especially in the midst of what has been a grimly dreadful election campaign for her, that…

Civil life in London is now balanced on a knife edge

26 April 2017 14:15

I’m a member of a small and weird minority, the conservative urbanophiles. Obviously cities are nests of degeneracy and, even…

Sadiq Khan’s speech at Sarah Sands’ leaving do – Corbyn’s plans for No 10 and Farron’s big act

26 April 2017 10:50

Last night, politicians including Boris Johnson, Nick Clegg and Sadiq Khan put their party political differences to one side for…

Of course we’re not cowed by terrorism – what other choice do we have?

27 March 2017 10:24

Stay safe, London. Stay safe, everyone. It’s nice, isn’t it, as a sentiment, which is just as well because it…

George Osborne’s Evening Standard job is good news for London

25 March 2017 10:00

George Osborne has been a good friend to London. He sees the point of infrastructure and I hope he’ll fight…

Cressida Dick’s anti-terror cock-up should have disqualified her from the Met’s top job

23 February 2017 10:52

Well, on the bright side, it seems that the Home Secretary and the Mayor of London are forgiving people, at…

London not open for Larry, the Downing Street cat

20 December 2016 11:24

As part of Sadiq Khan’s ongoing efforts to prove London is ‘united and open for business, and to the world’ in…

A view of St Paul’s is the least of London’s housing problems

5 December 2016 16:14

Richmond Park has been in the news a bit lately. It is portrayed as a bastion of wealth and privilege,…

The Spectator podcast: May’s winning hand

24 November 2016 11:06

On this week’s podcast we discuss the royal flush that Theresa May has been dealt, debate Sadiq Khan’s progress, half a…

Foreign investors aren’t to blame for London’s housing crisis

30 September 2016 12:45

I hate gentrification; my area was so much cooler when there were people openly selling drugs on the high street,…

Sadiq Khan’s power ballad to Jeremy Corbyn

27 September 2016 14:13

Sadiq Khan’s speech to Labour conference just now could be summed up in a single word: power. He repeated it…