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London Mayor Boris Johnson Wants Polluting Motorists To Pay More

Your opinion on London Mayor Boris Johnson and his efforts to tackle extreme air pollution in London may vary. I’ve seen many good efforts by Boris to improve air quality in London, but I’ve also seen strong criticism, with statements that he isn’t doing nearly enough. Show More Summary

1 in 5 UKIP Voters Would Vote Tory If Boris Was Leader

Yesterday’s news that London Mayor Boris Johnson is to run for Parliament in 2015 was greeted with widespread delight amongst Conservatives, including Prime Minister David Cameron. His move would seem inexplicable without reading polls that show 20 percent of UKIP voters would consider voting Conservative with Boris as leader. Show More Summary

Boris: readiness to quit EU could bring more Tories onside

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: London Mayor Boris Johnson addresses supporters at a Conservative Association in Ealing Johnson is after PM's job, with a kitchen cabinet and war chest in place, according to Mail commentator Column The...Show More Summary

The Business: Thursday August 7 2014

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday BORIS ‘IN LINE TO BE BUSINESS SECRETARY’ Boris Johnson is in line to be appointed Business Secretary if the Tories win the election, says the Daily Telegraph. Show More Summary

Boris Johnson lays down the gauntlet to David Cameron

Much has been made of the news that Boris Johnson intends to return to parliament at next year’s general election. The announcement, made in the Q&A session after his speech… Continue reading The post Boris Johnson lays down the gauntlet to David Cameron appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Ukip need not fear Boris Johnson

So Boris Johnson is standing for parliament next year, triggering speculation about what would happen if David Cameron lost the election. Could we have Ed Miliband as prime minister, followed… Continue reading The post Ukip need not fear Boris Johnson appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

London Mayor Slated for Claiming UK Should Copy Flawed U.S. Immigration System

London Mayor Boris Johnson has suggested a contentious solution to the UK's immigration problems: copy the system operating in the United States of America. He made the suggestion in the face of major problems in Calais that have seen thousands of illegal immigrants amassing at the ferry port waiting to illegally cross to the UK. Show More Summary

Boris Johnson's move shows he doesn't really believe the Tories can win in 2015.

So much for the incessant stratagems of Lynton Crosby, the Australian wonder-worker of the polls who sometimes seems to be personally directing the whole government. So much for the allegedly New Iron Lady (alternatively The British Angela Merkel) Mrs Theresa...

Revealed: Boris Johnson’s plan to land at No.10

So Boris has made his great leap. The blond king over the water has revealed his plans to cross the river, return to Parliament and assume what he believes is… Continue reading The post Revealed: Boris Johnson’s plan to land at No.10 appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Boris Johnson and Europe: would the UK embrace free trade outside the EU?

London Mayor Boris Johnson today published his report on Europe, written by his economic advisor – and Open Europe board member – Dr Gerard Lyons. The report sets out four scenarios: staying in the EU with substantial reform – very similar to the Open Europe option; in without reform; out with free trade and out [...]

Boris or Not, the Tories Will Never Sell Us Euroscepticism Again

Not for the first time, London Mayor Boris Johnson has waded into the debate over Europe, saying London is better off leaving an ‘unreformed’ European Union (EU), that there’s no need to fear an EU exit, and that there's a report by his economic advisor today to prove it. Show More Summary

The punters back Boris for Tory leader

The money is moving. Boris Johnson is now the bookies’ favourite to become the next leader of the Conservative Party. According to Ladbrokes he’s at 9/4, with Theresa May and… Continue reading The post The punters back Boris for Tory leader appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Boris: EU reform the best option, but Brexit should not scare us

Boris Johnson today outlined his response to the report by his economic advisor - and Open Europe board member - Dr Gerard Lyons on the future of the UK’s relations with the EU and how they impact on London. The report entitled 'a win-win...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson says he'll 'have a crack' at parliament in 2015

Credits: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Alt Text: Boris Johnson will stand for Parliament in 2015 'It may all go wrong,' says Boris Johnson, but 'in all probability' he'll run for MP at the next election One-Minute Read Wednesday, August 6,...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson will stand for Parliament – and Ukip 'exits right, pursued by a Boris'

Yahoo! Whizzer! Chips galore! Boris is going to run for Parliament in 2015! He announced it in a classically Boris way today: gallons of charm, self-effacing, a cheeky grin, a “golly-I-know-I-said-I-probably-wouldn’t-but…” and then – wahey! – the promise that he probably would! You could find Boris standing over a dead body with a smoking gun [...]

London Mayor Boris Johnson: I'll Stand for Parliament in 2015

London's shaggy-haired Mayor Boris Johnson has announced this morning that he will try and seek re-election to the House of Commons after his departure in 2008. Johnson had left his seat in the affluent Henley-upon-Thames in order to...Show More Summary

Where could Boris stand?

This week’s Spectator charts Boris Johnson’s return to Parliament – and examines the network of MPs already helping him get there. You’ll have to wait till tomorrow to read Harry… Continue reading The post Where could Boris stand? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Breaking: Boris Johnson says ‘I will try to stand’ as an MP in 2015

Boris Johnson has just told journalists that he will in ‘all probability’ stand as an MP in 2015. After his speech on Europe, he was asked whether he would stand,… Continue reading The post Breaking: Boris Johnson says ‘I will try to stand’ as an MP in 2015 appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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