Tag archive for ‘Sadiq’
By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Quality vs quota? Outcry as Mayor Sadiq Khan tells London police that 40% of new hires must be BAME

London’s top cop has been told that 40 percent of new recruits must be from ethnic minority backgrounds as the city’s government looks to tackle allegations of racism and discrimination. The UK’s biggest More...

By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2020

London Mayor Sadiq Khan challenges UK government’s ‘false choice’ between tackling virus and protecting economy

Sadiq Khan has called on the British government to stop pushing the ‘false choice’ between saving lives and protecting jobs, as the London mayor continues his war of words with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. After More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson condemned for ‘completely untrue’ Sadiq Khan slur

The Prime Minister has been accused of lying to Parliament, after he claimed London mayor Sadiq Khan has ‘effectively bankrupted’ London. At PMQ’s today, the PM said any troubles at Transport for London More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020

Coronavirus is spreading ‘quickly and widely’ in London, Mayor Sadiq Khan warns as number of new daily cases rises

The number of people hospitalized for Covid-19 in the UK capital has tripled in the past month, Mayor Sadiq Khan said, encouraging people to not take risks in order to slow down the pandemic. London is at “a More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Sadiq, statues and Black Lives Matter

In the wake of the toppling of the Colston statue by Black Lives Matter protestors in Bristol, Sadiq Khan has launched a review of London monuments with links to the slave trade. The London Mayor launched his More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

London landmarks under review after toppling of Bristol slaver statue, says Mayor Sadiq Khan

London’s landmarks are set to be reviewed to ensure they better reflect the “achievements and diversity” of the city, following the tearing down of a monument to slave trader Edward Colston by protesters in More...

By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2020

Why does Sadiq Khan say that Transport for London has no money?

Transport for London’s problems go back far further than the virus to Thatcherite spending cuts and austerity, argues Kevin Crane Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, arrives at Downing Street, ahead of a meeting of the Government’s emergency committee Cobra to discuss coronavirus

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, arrives at Downing Street, ahead of a meeting of the Government’s emergency committee Cobra to discuss coronavirus, on March 16 Morning Star  More...

By admin On Friday, April 17th, 2020

Sadiq Khan’s call for compulsory face masks on London transport provokes both fury and praise

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the UK government to make wearing face masks on public transport in the capital compulsory during the Covid-19 crisis, putting him at odds with UK health advisers and dividing public More...

By admin On Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Sadiq Khan criticises “Chinese virus” label used by Trump

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said that using words like ‘Chinese virus’ to describe Covid 19 is “disgraceful” and leads to hatred towards Chinese people. US President Donald Trump has More...