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Boost for Livingstone's election chances

by Simon Harris

Ken Livingstone's election chances have received a potential boost thanks to his cosy relationship with Green candidate Jenny Jones. The London Green Party urged members to give Livingstone their second preference vote.

The decision was hardly a surprise - Livingstone appointed Jones as his deputy during his first term as mayor and plans to make her his cycling advisor if elected next month.

Meanwhile Boris Johnson's supporters accused Livingstone of making "false claims" in the ongoing row about fares. Livingstone wants to cut fares by 7 per cent, claiming Transport for London has a secret £336m surplus. The Conservatives insist the money is earmarked for investment.


First glimpse of Ken Livingstone's campaign poster

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Labour Leader Ed Miliband joined the mayoral candidate for the unveiling. Credit: London Tonight

Ken Livingstone was joined by Labour party leader Ed Miliband for the unveiling of a new campaign poster.

It claims that Londoners will be £1,000 better off if they vote for Mr Livingstone in the upcoming mayoral elections.

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Members of the shadow cabinet applauded, as the slogan was revealed. Credit: London Tonight


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