24 February 2011
Boris Johnson has always said that there would be more police on the streets by May 2012 than there were in May 2008. The leader in the Evening Standard today backs him to deliver on his election promise of more police on the streets.
27 January 2011
An update from Boris Johnson on his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos. Click through to read his message.
27 January 2011
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is attending this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos to promote the capital to the world and has announced his plans to harness the unique sponsorship opportunities London has to offer, both to UK and international businesses.
The 2012 Olympic Games ensure London is firmly in the global spotlight, offering unrivalled opportunities for companies to engage in a number of high profile, innovative projects the Mayor plans to launch in the capital to make use of the power of London’s international reach to propel their brands around the world.
19 January 2011
At the launch of a new report on aviation in London, business leaders backed the Mayor Johnson's call for greater urgency regarding the capital’s position within the Government’s review of aviation policy.
To hear Boris Johnson's interview on the Today programme and read more about this report, click the headline for the full story.
14 January 2011
The Evening Standard has today revealed that 2010 saw the lowest murder rate in London since 1978. These new figures from the Metropolitan Police also show a decrease in knife and race hate murders in the last year.
05 January 2011
Wishing Londoners ‘a fantastic and wonderful new year’ Mayor Boris Johnson used his New Year message to look ahead to all the excitement 2011 promises to bring. ‘We've got the Royal wedding. And of course we have the Olympics to look forward to. The single biggest and most exciting project we're all going to be engaged in as Londoners for the last 50 years.
'By the end of 2011, my friends, we will have banished the last bendy bus from the streets of our city and we will have a new generation, lighter, cleaner, greener, hop on, hop off, Routemaster style vehicle on the streets of London. It's going to be a fantastic year, I hope everybody enjoys it!’
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22 December 2010
Boris Johnson has fulfilled another election promise by abiding by the results of a public consultation which saw 62 per cent of respondents back the removal of the Western Extension to the Congestion Charging Zone. Unlike his predecessor, who ignored public opinion on this issue, Mayor Johnson sought the views of local residents and businesses.
09 December 2010
Phillip Hammond, the Transport Secretary, has announced that he supports Mayor Johnson’s lane rental plans to reduce traffic congestion in London.
The Mayor, along with local councils and London businesses, last month called on the Government to take real action to keep the capital moving. Under plans supported by Mayor Johnson, utilities and local authorities would be required to “rent” roads before carrying out their works, with discounts given for carrying out the work at nights and weekends.
25 October 2010
Following weeks of negotiations over the Comprehensive Spending Review, Mayor Boris Johnson has safeguarded the interests of Londoners by protecting vital infrastructure spending.
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20 October 2010
Following weeks of negotiations over the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), Mayor Boris Johnson is able to announce that he has safeguarded the interests of Londoners by protecting vital infrastructure spending.