If you were Mayor of London what would you do in charge of city?

14:53 20 January 2012

City Hall, home of the Greater London Authority, London Assembly and Mayor of London

City Hall, home of the Greater London Authority, London Assembly and Mayor of London

Archant

With just over three months until the mayoral election, we’d love to hear your ideas for how you would run London if you were in charge.

Supposing you beat Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone to the City Hall hot-seat, what kind of Mayor would you be?

What would be your priorities? What would you spend money on? What changes would you make to the way the capital is currently run?

As well as promoting economic development and wealth creation, social development, and improvement of the environment, the Mayors duties include setting out plans and policies for transport, planning and development, housing, regeneration, culture and health inequalities.

Additionally, the Mayor sets the annual budget for the Greater London Authority and the wider GLA group, which includes the Met Police, Transport for London, London Development Agency and London Fire Brigade.

The person in office also has responsibility for Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square.

So over to you, Londoners tell us what you would do if you were in charge. Post your comments below, use facebook.com/london24, Twitter @archantlondon24 or email simon.bull@archant.co.uk

Related articles

Latest Stories

Yesterday, 17:39
Four people have been found guilty of murdering Dean Mayley in Greenford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A gang of youths have been found guilty of murdering a young man with the mental age of nine after a knife-point mugging was caught on a graphic and shocking CCTV video.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:31
A horse pulling a funeral cortège like this one sadly dropped dead in Hornchurch [Photo by Dave Thompson/PA images]

A grieving family were further distressed when a horse pulling a relative’s hearse dropped dead during a funeral procession.

Read more

London Bloggers

Tue, 11:01
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.

Friday, August 22, 2014
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Quizzes