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Ministers have criticised Boris Johnson for saying he would not allow “Kosovo-style social cleansing” in London, amid a row over housing benefit reforms. Many London MPs are concerned the £400-a-week cap will force people out of the city and the Conservative mayor said that would not happen “on my watch”. Vince Cable accused the mayor […]

South Park On Thames

Sir Ian Blair says he was forced out of the job of Metropolitan Police commissioner by Boris Johnson “to show the power of the London mayoralty”. He told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that it had “dangerous implications” for the future of British policing. He also said the UK did not have the safeguards in […]