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  • - Pressure is building to end the London lock down now.

  • COVID infection rates have dropped

  • in 21 of the 32 boroughs in this city.

  • We now have an infection rate of approximately

  • 145 per 100,000 cases.

  • This is much, much lower than some of the areas up in

  • the North, like Manchester,

  • which has 463 cases per 100,000.

  • Leicester 414 cases per 100,000.

  • Again, London overall has only 145 and cases are dropping.

  • So I implore the leaders now to stop the lockdown now.

  • Recent estimates have shown that the four week shutdown

  • is gonna wipe £4 billion off of the London economy.

  • Footfall in the WestEnd is down 65%.

  • And Luke Johnson, famous business leader here in London,

  • who's gonna be on the show shortly, says quote,

  • "The collateral damage is immense."

  • Also a former cabinet minister, Theresa Villiers said,

  • I quote, "London is the powerhouse of the UK economy.

  • And when you shut down this city, you end up defacto

  • shutting down the whole country

  • because the engine can't churn."

  • All of the commerce that happened here,

  • pushes out to the rest of the country

  • and it's crippling us right now, crippling us.

  • Not to mention the fact that we now know

  • this entire decision was pushed through and rushed through.

  • Our Prime Minister didn't even wanna make that decision.

  • It was based on flawed data

  • that now shows it was even more flawed.

  • And you can see by the daily death rate now,

  • it's tiny compared to what was predicted,

  • their own models were saying 1,000 per day,

  • going up on 4,000 per day.

  • Those were now proven as discredited,

  • but what's happening here instead,

  • our incumbent mayor, he wants to lock this city down.

  • He's been crusading for the lockdown.

  • He's been pushing for the lockdown

  • because it is some part of a political agenda.

  • But I say, no, we've got 9 million citizens here

  • who depend on the economy for our livelihood,

  • for our mental health,

  • for our physical health,

  • for our futures.

  • Enough is enough.

  • Let's admit we made a mistake,

  • let's open this economy up today.

  • There's no reason we can't and let's show the world

  • that leaders can take ownership for a poor decision.

  • They can reverse that decision based on new science

  • and new information,

  • which we're getting by the hour.

  • And we can get everyone back to work.

  • Why not do this?

  • And this is the problem

  • with our current crop of politicians

  • with their vested interests

  • and their one main desire which is to get elected,

  • not to look out for your interests.

  • And when they do that, they're always covering themselves.

  • They're always doing risk management on their careers

  • which means they can never say they were wrong.

  • I appreciate a good leader that can step up

  • and say I was wrong and in the interest of my people

  • I'm gonna make a decision to reverse my course of action.

  • That's what we need to see from our leaders.

  • I haven't heard a single leader say that

  • this entire year here in the UK.

  • I'd love some honesty.

  • I'd love some science-based decision-making.

  • I'd love a proportional response to the virus

  • and I'd love a leader that really just wants

  • to get London back to work.

  • Let's do that.

  • With a better leadership

  • we can have this whole city back functioning very,

  • very, very soon.

  • And that's what I plan to do on May 7th

  • when I move into city hall

  • and get the city back to work,

  • make a proportional response to the virus,

  • protect those that are vulnerable

  • but get everyone else back to work.

  • Put science first.

  • Show real leadership.

  • Get the economy back on track.

  • Put our education first, our family first, et cetera.

  • I've been outlining these policies.

  • I've got my transform London 2021 plan of attack.

  • We need someone in there

  • that knows how to run a business

  • and can run London like the greatest business.

  • And again,

  • we have an incredible city,

  • the best people in the world

  • and indomitable spirit.

  • The fortitude of this great nation in this great city

  • let's use it to get London back on track

  • and show the world that we can be a world-class city.

  • Once again, please leave me your comments below.

  • Share this video on

  • with anybody who needs to hear it.

  • Again, I think we can be a model city for the world

  • of getting ourselves back on track.

  • And the truth is,

  • is that we are losing businesses every single day

  • we're locked down.

  • We're losing lives.

  • We're losing mental health.

  • This can not wait,

  • let's make it happen now.

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PRESSURE BUILDS TO END LONDON LOCKDOWN TODAY! ? COVID INFECTIONS FALL? IN 21 / 32 BOROUGHS HERE ✅

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    Summer posted on 2020/11/11
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