London Mayor

3 months ago

Why random drug testing at work is a bad policy

How would you feel about your employer ushering you into a room and requiring you to pee in a bottle? That’s the scenario favoured by Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for Mayor of London, who wants to introduce random drug testing in the office. Bailey wants all businesses with more than 250 employees to sign up to a testing charter, routinely checking for signs of illegal drugs. He would then…

5 years ago

Chuka Umunna tells LiTC – Tories’ mayoral campaign would make Trump proud

Chuka Umunna’s speech to LiTC this week had a huge amount of coverage in the press. He took on Vote Leave, Zac Goldsmith’s mayoral campaign and had something to say about the importance of a mixed industrial policy. The quote which dominated the news was ““The Tories have resorted to running a nasty and openly Islamophobic election campaign against Sadiq Khan that would make Donald Trump proud.” Well, he’s not wrong. But just as…

5 years ago

Fundraiser for Sadiq Khan

Date: Thursday 7 April Time: 7pm Location: Troia Restaurant – 3F Belvedere Road, London SE1 7GQ Tickets – £40 Labour in the City and SME4Labour are throwing a fundraising dinner for Labour’s excellent candidate for London Mayor, the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP. Sadiq himself will be joined by other special guests and familiar faces. In under two months London will have the chance to elect its first Labour mayor in 8…