06 March 2012

Call for Boris!

By Kimberlee Ponson

We had a great turn out at last Thursday's BackBoris2012 phone canvassing session when Baroness Warsi, Co-Chair of the Conservative Party, joined us to make calls and thank volunteers for our efforts.

Everyone enjoyed talking to voters and hearing their thoughts on London. Most of the people I spoke with were supportive of the Mayor and pledged to vote on the 3rd of May to ensure he's re-elected.

Volunteering for the campaign is really exciting. But there is still a lot of work to be done, so every bit of help is needed. We must keep working hard with the phone calls and door to door canvassing so we can get the word out about what is at stake in this election. On the 3rd of May, every vote counts, so join us today.

www.backboris2012.com/volunteer

www.backboris2012.com/events

Categories: Campaign Updates, Get Involved | Tags: Campaign update, Get involved, Phone canvassing, Volunteer

05 March 2012

9 point plan poster launch

Boris Johnson this weekend set out his nine point plan to secure a Greater London, in a speech on Saturday and then at the launch of the poster campaign on Sunday.

1,000 posters will go up across London - from Croydon to Enfield and Hillingdon to Havering. They detail Boris’s determination to end the waste and mismanagement of the previous Mayor to free up money to pay for a strong plan for London’s future.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, crime, economy, environment, Fighting London's corner, housing, jobs and skills, London, Olympics, quality of life, sport, transport, youth | Tags: 9 point plan, Council tax, Cutting waste, Jobs, London, Olympic legacy, Police on the streets, Poster campaign, Transport

03 March 2012

My 9 point plan for London

I hope I am not normally seen as a pessimistic sort of character, but at the Mayoral election on May 3rd I am afraid I see real risks for this city.

The election comes at a critical time for London. Londoners are going through one of the most difficult periods in recent memory. Despite this, we're making progress. Progress that would be put at risk if we were to take the wrong turn now.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, London | Tags: 9 point plan, Crime, Greater london, Jobs, Number 10, Olympic legacy, Tube, Value for money

02 March 2012

48 ways to help Boris this weekend

This weekend we’re calling all Boris Backers to get involved! We've got fantastic campaign events happening all over Greater London - from street stalls and canvassing, to leafleting and tube action there are 48 events for you to help Back Boris and maintain the staggering momentum we've built up.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, Get Involved, London | Tags: Action days, Canvassing, Get involved, Street stalls

02 March 2012

£3.5m to further cut youth re-offending rates

As part of his vision for a safer London, Mayor Boris Johnson has announced £3.5 million of funding to further address youth re-offending over the next three years.

The grant will help support 14-17 year olds who have been remanded or sentenced to custody as they transition to release, motivating them to take advantage of educational opportunities, training and employment prospects.

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Categories: crime, London, youth | Tags: Crime, Feltham, Heron unit, London, Re-offending

02 March 2012

Transport investment cannot be put at risk

Today, new official figures show that Tube reliability is at its highest performance levels in a decade. Passenger numbers are soaring on London Underground and average delays are at their lowest since 2003/04 according to the latest performance figures.

Such news shows that Boris Johnson’s investment in the Tube is working - delivering real benefits for Londoners, improving infrastructure and growing London’s economy.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, economy, jobs and skills, London, transport | Tags: Crossrail, Investment, London underground, Tube upgrades

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