Why the mayoral election matters more than you think

With a budget of £16 billion pounds, jurisdiction over 8 million people, and much media scrutiny, being the mayor of London comes with great responsibility. The mayor is undoubtedly both an important job in terms of power wielded as well as a feather in the cap to whichever party holds the position. Perhaps that is…

The detrimental nature of the London Tube Strike.

A newly qualified tube driver starts on a salary of £49,673 a year. This can rise after five years to anything between £50,000 to £60,000. Tube drivers get 15 more days annual leave than a teacher (43 as opposed to 28), work almost 20 hours less a week (36/55.7), and have a starting salary which…