When Boris faced a full frontal assault at Mayor's Question Time over police station closures, he said:
It's my job to ensure we have better policing in this city and bring down crime.
He defended pop-up front counters as "creative solutions for the police estate", adding that there was no final plan. But he did say that when there is an agreed proposal "of course I will front that up".
Labour Assembly members claim police chiefs are being bounced into agreeing closures without proper consultation.
More top news
A cyclist who ploughed into a mother-of-two has been cleared of manslaughter but convicted of "wanton and furious driving".
Women in Tower Hamlets can expect to live for 30 years in ill health, compared to just under 12 years for men in Enfield.
Travel website Lonely Planet has included Tooting, south London, in its list of the globe's must-visit locations.