Growing up in London
London gave me and my family the opportunities we needed to fulfil our potential. A secure job for my dad as a bus driver. A council home so we could save for a deposit. A great education at a London state school and university. A supportive local community.
Giving back to London
I’m so proud to serve the city I love. First as a local Councillor, then as the Member of Parliament for my home community of Tooting, a Minister in the last Labour Government, and now as Mayor of London.
Championing our values
I’ve always stood up for Londoners' liberal values. Before I was elected, I worked as a human rights lawyer and marched against the Iraq war. As an MP, I campaigned against the impact of austerity on London’s communities. And now as Mayor, I’m standing up against Brexit and the rise of the far right.
More opportunities for Londoners
I’m working hard every day to ensure all Londoners get the same opportunities that our city gave me and my family. Secure jobs that pay a Living Wage. Genuinely affordable housing. Great education and training. Clean air to breathe. A safe and healthy start to life.
A better London
It’s been a tough few years for London. We’ve had terrorist attacks, the awful Grenfell Tower fire, continued Government austerity and the chaos of Brexit. But I’m positive and optimistic about our future. I know that together, we can make London an even better city to call home.