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Graffiti hit squads

Steve Norris today outlined details of his proposals to tackle graffiti and ‘tagging’ as part of his ‘Safer London’ campaign, pledging to fund 25 anti graffiti vans with specially trained “hit squads” to clean off the most offensive and visible graffiti in the capital. The graffiti hit squads would target high profile sites where the owners have consistently refused to clean their buildings.

Norris on business and tourism

Steve Norris promised today to boost London’s attractiveness as a place for business and tourism – and

Conservatives welcome Olympic shortlisting

Conservatives have welcomed the International Olympic Committee's decision to shortlist London as an official candidate to host the 2012 Games. The UK capital has been selected alongside Paris, New York, Madrid and Moscow to go forward for the final selection vote next year.

It's a two horse race

An opinion poll published in today’s Evening Standard shows that Ken Livingstone's lead has been halved.

Norris launches mayoral campaign

Steve Norris has launched his Mayoral election campaign with a bold pledge that if he does not make London a safer place in the next four years, he will not stand for re-election. Promising to cut crime and make people feel safer on the capital's streets, Steve Norris launched his campaign with Conservative Party Leader, Michael Howard.

European Manifesto launched

Leader of the Party, Michael Howard, has launched the Conservatives' European Manifesto, Putting Britain First.

Crime still rising in Greenwich

Figures out today from the Metropolitan Police Authority show that crime is still rising in the London Borough of Greenwich.

"Make women safer" - Norris campaign

Steve Norris has launched a seven-point plan aimed at making women feel safer on the streets of London.  When elected Mayor in the June 10 election, the Conservative candidate would introduce teams of security officers to guard Tube trains and buses after 10 pm, would clean up stations and introduce more CCTV cameras and special "panic-buttons", and would crackdown hard on illegal mini-cab drivers.


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