Boris or Sadiq?

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Boris or Sadiq?

Postby mercalia » 28 Sep 2018, 1:21pm

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby brynpoeth » 28 Sep 2018, 1:39pm

Both! They could alternate as mayor & deputy

Boris was first, could be that he prepared the way :?
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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby Si » 28 Sep 2018, 6:18pm

Boris was first, could be that he prepared the way :?

Shirley you mean 'Ken'?

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby softlips » 28 Sep 2018, 9:06pm

Does Sadiq cycle? I’ve seen Boris cycling many times.

Of course Boris got credit for many of red Ken’s schemes - although many of the routes designed under his tenure had to be changed as they didn’t work. Same with Sadiq, he’s been given credit for many schemes started under Boris.

Between them they’ve made cycling in our capital a great experience, I never thought I’d cycle there and now have a Brompton and do it as much as I can.

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby Psamathe » 28 Sep 2018, 9:10pm

Looks like Boris is treating the Conservative Party Conference as decision time wrote:Boris Johnson fails to rule out challenging Theresa May leadership on eve of party conference

Boris Johnson has not ruled out challenging Theresa May for the Tory leadership ahead of the party’s annual conference.

The ex-foreign secretary was twice asked whether he would rule out launching a bid against the prime minister, but would not do so.

Instead he again warned the prime minister there is time for her to ditch her Chequers proposals for Brexit, having earlier in the day set out his own ideas in a sprawling newspaper article.

Although I think the headline is somewhat ambiguous, are they talking about a challenge on the eve of the party conference or are they talking about Boris failing to rule it out on the eve of the party conference.


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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby Cunobelin » 29 Sep 2018, 8:38am

Si wrote:
Boris was first, could be that he prepared the way :?

Shirley you mean 'Ken'?

I do wonder where London would be now if Ken hadn't been closed down by a very dodgy legal decision after a dirty tricks campaign

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby MikeF » 4 Oct 2018, 7:12pm

Khan speaks of kilometres instead of miles - the numbers are bigger!! :roll: As far as I know Khan doesn't cycle and didn't let his daughters cycle as it was too dangerous.
Khan can't have done much as there don't seem to be complaints from non cyclists. :wink: Where are these new cycle routes? Anyone know?
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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby JonMcD » 25 Feb 2019, 3:53pm

Boris's old cycling commissioner isn't impressed with Sadiq's record. ... standstill

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby pete75 » 25 Feb 2019, 6:23pm

JonMcD wrote:Boris's old cycling commissioner isn't impressed with Sadiq's record. ... standstill

Andrew Gilligan - he would wouldn't he?
Employed by right wing think tank Policy Exchange, employed by Boris at the Spectator(the Beano of the Right) and with a string of false stories behind him as a journalist whereby his employers have had to apologise and payout and at the Hutton enquiry Lord Hutton said of him 'I have considerable doubts as to how reliable this journalist's evidence is'.
So naturally biased against a Labour mayor and proven to be less than accurate in his past reports. Aren't Lord Hutton's comments judicial language for calling him a liar.

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Re: Boris or Sadiq?

Postby The utility cyclist » 25 Feb 2019, 6:43pm

Boris by a mile, Khan has not just reneged but taken cycling the capital backwards, there's a small increase despite his weasel words and lack of action :twisted: