Back Zac For a Clear but Narrow Victory – by Jeevan Vipinachandran

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 and it’s £1.9 billion big

“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

London: Why I’m a Conservative – by Alpesh B. Patel

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

Assad Will Go, Eventually

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

#BackZac2016 – Join the campaign, spread the message

Boris Johnson has been Mayor of London for nearly eight years now. He won’t be for long, though. In 104 days, Londoners will decide who to take over when he leaves his post. It’s an important decision. If you doubt that, then take a short moment to look back at the last eight years. Can you imagine a London without Boris’s leadership? In 104 days, … Continue reading #BackZac2016 – Join the campaign, spread the message