Sadiq Khan takes office as the new Mayor of London armed with the biggest personal mandate of any politician in British history. However, now the victory celebrations are over, the hard work of running Europe’s biggest city begins, and Khan’s to-do list makes for eye-watering reading — with a growing housing crisis, spiralling living costs and deep uncertainty in the global economy all threatening to undermine the quality of life enjoyed by Londoners.
To ensure the capital continues to be a great place to live and work in, Khan needs to hit the ground running. That means learning the lessons — good and bad — of his predecessors’ time in office. Luckily for Khan, the Centre for Cities has today published a new report highlighting the key do’s and don’ts for the new mayor, based on tips from some of the most senior political advisors to Ken Livingston and Boris Johnson.
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