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  • (gunshots)

  • - So our current and soon to be ex-mayor,

  • announced today job cuts,

  • and a slash of his climate budget in half,

  • because of his continued fiscal irresponsibility.

  • Now this would normally be a surprise,

  • but why should we be surprised that a career politician,

  • who's never run a business in his life,

  • could actually be fiscally responsible with this city?

  • And now, over the next two years,

  • The Greater London Authority is expected to lose

  • 493 million pounds due to his leadership.

  • And these cuts are reportedly just a drop in the bucket.

  • Now, if this was a one-off case,

  • maybe we could cut him some slack, but it's not,

  • because this is a serial case of fiscal irresponsibility.

  • Let's take transport for London.

  • 9.56 billion pounds,

  • he has lost over the past four years.

  • It's gone burst twice now, and he goes cap in hand,

  • to the government asking and demanding bailouts

  • from them and another 30 billion pounds,

  • he recently asked for the bulk of that, to cover

  • his failings when it comes to building housing

  • that this city desperately needs,

  • and that's the problem we have again,

  • with a career politician, with his vested interest

  • because he doesn't know how important

  • it is to balance a budget.

  • Now I'm in the business world,

  • and where I come from,

  • you either balance your budget,

  • or you get eliminated, that's how it works.

  • But in his world, if you don't, they just tax the citizens

  • or he goes and complains to the national government,

  • and ask for billions and billions of pounds

  • to bail out the city because he knows they will.

  • So he never intends to run this fiscally responsible.

  • And who pays? You and I pay.

  • And lower and middle income earners

  • are the ones that pay more over time when they are taxed.

  • And so this has to stop now.

  • And one of the senior members,

  • of the city hall membership says,

  • that we can no longer trust this man,

  • because when we give him money, he fails to deliver.

  • We need new leadership, we need new blood,

  • we need someone with business experience,

  • and we need to get away from this two-party system,

  • because they just bounce the ball back and forth

  • to each other and end up costing the citizens of this city,

  • and the taxpayers more and more money.

  • No more bailouts, no more billion dollar bills,

  • that are being sent to the government from you.

  • Let's make our current and soon to be ex-mayor history.

  • When I come in, we're gonna change this.

  • First of all, we're gonna get this city back to work

  • and we're gonna start making real revenues

  • based on the incredible business that this city can do.

  • This city is the economic engine for the entire country.

  • 25% to 50% of business and tax revenues

  • come from this place.

  • When this shuts down, which our current

  • and soon to be ex-mayor has lobbied for,

  • then why is he surprised when there's no money

  • to balance his budgets?

  • I'm gonna get London back to work.

  • I'm gonna empower business leaders.

  • I'm gonna make a congestion charge holiday,

  • slash those rates.

  • I'm gonna make a business rates holiday

  • and slash those rates and do anything possible

  • to get people back into this city spending,

  • so we can get this back on track.

  • That's gonna solve all of our other problems.

  • It's gonna solve our issues with mental health,

  • with physical health and it's going to be the way forward

  • but it can't happen with these current crop of politicians

  • because they are stuck in old ways of thinking,

  • they are stuck in this tax and spend mentality,

  • and they are just used to going back,

  • and being fiscally irresponsible, not balancing budgets

  • and that's gonna stop on May 7th,

  • when we go into city hall,

  • and we start running this place like a business.

  • London has so much potential, to make so much more money,

  • and get so much more in tax revenues

  • if it was run properly,

  • and that's what I promised to do

  • as your next mayor of London.

  • Please leave me your comments below.

  • I am here to serve the 9 million citizens in this city

  • and that's what I will do as your mayor.

  • I will not point my finger at the government,

  • I will not complain to COVID,

  • but I will solve these problems,

  • and that's what we're gonna do.

  • We're gonna do it together,

  • we're gonna take London in a new direction,

  • and make this city world class once again, I promise.

  • (gunshots)

(gunshots)

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CITY HALL TO LOSE £493 MILLION?‍♂️ OUR SOON TO BE EX-MAYOR PROVES HE’S FISCALLY IRRESPONSIBLE AGAIN

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    Summer posted on 2020/11/20
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