Does Zac Goldsmith pass the Conservative litmus test? by Meera Sonecha When people see the Conservative Party Membership card in my wallet, they can’t help but wonder. Just as my Debenhams, Nectar and Superdrug cards say something about me, this card, too, reveals a little bit about who I am. For different people, the card will mean different things. To some, it will show that … Continue reading Meera Sonecha: Does Zac Goldsmith pass the Conservative litmus test?
Resham Kotecha is an Economic Advisor & Researcher and the COO of Women2Win. She was the Conservative Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Dulwich & West Norwood in the General Election in 2015. Under Boris Johnson’s leadership, London has become the world’s leading city. The incumbent Mayor has attracted investment and encouraged business, which has led to more jobs and a more prosperous city. He has ensured that crime continues … Continue reading Resham Kotecha: Why I Back Zac
Jeevan graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Comparative Politics, specialising in terrorism and political violence. Regular tweets can be found @jeevanvc. Politics is driven by underlying patterns which ultimately determine the outcome of a contest. Some of those patterns appear to be at play yet again in this year’s riveting Mayoral contest between Zac Goldsmith and Jeremy Corbyn’s candidate, Sadiq … Continue reading Back Zac For a Clear but Narrow Victory – by Jeevan Vipinachandran
“There’s a hole in Sadiq Khan’s plan for London,” said Zac Goldsmith at a Town Hall Q & A session in Harrow last night, “and it’s £1.9 billion big.” The Labour candidate announced last month that he has plans to freeze transport fares over the next four years. According to Khan, this measure would cost approximately £450 million. Transport for London, however, have come up with … Continue reading There’s a hole in Sadiq Khan’s plan and it’s £1.9 billion big
Alpesh Patel is CEO of a UK Asset Management Company investing in Global businesses. He is a Board Member of the UK India Business Council and a former Financial Times columnist and Bloomberg TV presenter on global investing – as well as the author of 18 books on investing. I am a Conservative. I won’t attack individual candidates in the London Mayoralty elections. But I am … Continue reading London: Why I’m a Conservative – by Alpesh B. Patel
Jeevan graduated from the London School of Economics with a Masters in Comparative Politics, specialising in terrorism and political violence. Regular tweets can be found @jeevanvc. Even the best of plans are almost always waylaid by unforeseen events. This is very much the case in both international and domestic politics, as the Cameron ministry is finding out after the euphoria of last May’s election victory. … Continue reading Assad Will Go, Eventually