Showing posts from October, 2011

Boris: 100,000 apprenticeships by end of 2012

Boris Johnson is committed to growing London's economy and has already helped to create over 40,000 new apprenticeships for Londoners in just over a year. This has helped make the capital the fastest growing UK region for new opportunities. The Mayor's apprenticeship drive, launched last November, saw Boris personally lobby some of the capital's biggest employers urging them to do their share to get Londoners back into work. But he can do more. Which is why Boris has now upped his target to 100,000 by the end of 2012. To keep growing London's economy and build on this success the Mayor is targeting areas including financial services, digital, creative, cultural, retail and hospitality, where apprenticeships are still underrepresented compared to the size of their workforces. Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “As we grapple with difficult economic conditions and a tough labour market it is clear that an increasing number of employers are helping to address the probl

Mayor Boris Johnson - Delivering on Promises

Boris Johnson at Conservative Conference- Here are the "Funny Bits"


Re - Elect Boris

Dear Sam,  I’m about to go on stage to address the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. In my speech I’ll be setting out my vision for London and talking about what we’ve achieved over the last three years – including cutting crime, investing in our transport system, and freezing council tax.  But before I go on stage, I wanted to share a video message directly with you about how I’m taking London in the right direction.  The video highlights my party political broadcasts from the last election and some of my key achievements since I’ve been in City Hall. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch the video and visit the campaign website – - to find out how you can get involved.  You can watch my Conference speech live from 10am on my campaign website by visiting And following my speech, at 12.30pm, you'll have a chance to ask me your questions, live on Twitter. Join the discussion by following my campaign f