Archive: London Mayoral Election 2012

Part two of local and mayoral elections as-it-happened

Local and mayoral elections as-it-happened part two

The second part of our story of the night

Opinion Former Articles

  • Unite: London's vote could spur end to nation's austerity nightmare

    With under one week to go until the most important election for London in a generation, the leader of the country's biggest union, Unite, is urging Londoners to put the national interest along side their concerns for the capital when they go to the polls on 3 May.

  • ESRC: London 2012 will inspire tomorrow’s social scientists

    The London 2012 Games legacy is an ideal way of encouraging young people not only to take up sport but to engage with social science as well, researchers at Bournemouth University believe. Young people in Dorset will have the chance to question whether hosting London 2012 has brought benefits to the area in which they live as well as to the UK as a whole at an event as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Festival of Social Science.

  • Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice

    Comment: The Lib Dems must weather these mid-term blues

    A year ago, May 5th 2011, was the grimmest of days for the Liberal Democrats. The party lost some 700 councillors, and, more cruelly still, a once-in-a-generation chance of electoral reform at Westminster with the rejection of the AV referendum. The question hovering over Thursday's set of elections is: is 2011 as bad as it gets for the party?

  • Jenny Jones: Struggles to be heard, but enjoys an accomplished political career.

    Profile: Jenny Jones

    The Green candidate may seem harmless, but she has flashes of pit bull ferocity.

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