mayoral election 2008

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Boris Johnson could step down as MP for Henley
Henley by-election could be next

Labour could face another by-election test in the coming weeks if reports that Boris Johnson is planning to quit the Commons are confirmed. The Times and Telegraph newspapers claim Conservative strategists are considering a quick exit for Mr Johnson, who beat incumbent Ken Livingstone in the London mayoral election earlier this month. According to the… Read more »

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Frosty relations between Westminster and City Hall
Exclusive: Brown ‘ignoring Boris’

Gordon Brown is yet to contact Boris Johnson following his victory in the London mayoral election, politics.co.uk has learned. The prime minister has had ten days to telephone Ken Livingstone’s replacement in City Hall but a spokesperson confirmed he had failed to do so. Today’s revelation comes after attacks on the prime minister’s character over… Read more »

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