Zac Goldsmith

Mail on Sunday May 1 2016

Zac Goldsmith
Mail on Sunday May 1 2016

London stands on the brink of a catastrophe, the shockwaves from which would be felt across the country. In just four days’ time, voters in the capital could elect Sadiq Khan to succeed Boris Johnson as mayor.

The greatest city on Earth, which is a global leader in everything from finance to fashion and the seat of the oldest and most respected democracy in the world, would be represented by the man who nominated Jeremy Corbyn for leader of the Labour Party and who has admitted he would do it again....

In the pursuit of the mayoralty, Khan has cynically changed his position on virtually every issue. Until recently he was in favour of developing our precious Green Belt; he is now apparently opposed. He was passionately pro Heathrow expansion; he is now against it. He was pro sanctions against Israel; he is now against. He was pro Labour’s mansion taxes; he now opposes them.

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was the unsuccessful Tory candidate for London Mayor, beaten decisively by Labour's Saddiq Khan.

We reprint his words to remind our readers of the depths to which Tory politicians can sink.