'This will be a knockdown, drag-out contest' says Boris Johnson

Quote of the day: The Mayoral contest is hotting up. Current incumbent BoJo has just unveiled his nine-point plan for London, promising to create 200,000 more jobs, cut Tube delays and extend his popular Boris Bikes scheme. He is clear on his single-minded determination to oust the competition: 'It's a fantastic job and I intend to do my best to retain the reins of power,' he says.

by Rebecca Burn-Callander
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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