23 November 2011

Progress in Camden

Since Boris Johnson became Mayor in 2008 the positive changes he’s made to Camden have been clear for all to see.

The first is definitely the amount of police around the area - there is no doubt that the London riots were a real shock, and reminded you how much difference a significant police presence makes. Seeing more police on the streets, especially in busy areas such as Camden High Street, has made me feel safer, particularly late at night when me and my mates come out of the pub.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, crime, London, quality of life | Tags: Camden, Council tax freeze, High street, Road works

09 November 2011

I welcome Boris’ improvements to front-line policing in Lambeth

In Lambeth, the benefits of having Boris Johnson as Mayor are very practical and highly noticeable.

In my local park, a friend works with neighbours on a “grow-your-own” vegetable plot. The social and environmental benefits of bringing city dwellers closer to nature and the food chain are immense. So I am pleased that Boris has created over 80 green spaces in Lambeth alone that will allow similar schemes. 

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Categories: Campaign Updates, crime, environment, London, transport | Tags: Booze ban, Green space, Grow your own, High street, Lambeth, Outer london fund, Police