Paul Bickley

Will there ever be another Conservative mayor of London?

Boris Johnson when London Mayor, 2010 (photo: Getty)

Even in these strange political times, it looks very difficult for a Conservative politician to become Mayor of London. In the 20 years since the advent of the mayoralty and the introduction of the London Assembly, only Boris – as we all know, an unusual politician – has managed to beat Labour, with successive terms in 2008 and 2012.

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