"I want to be a Mayor for all Londoners, from Zone 6 to Zone
"King Newt's days are numbered".
He has pledged to scrap "cyclist-killing" bendy buses and return the iconic Routemaster to the capital's roads if he topples Mr Livingstone, as well as eradicating the culture of "casual theft and incivility''.
Also included are developing a plan for 24-hour policing, securing a firm commitment to Crossrail and making the congestion charge "fairer and more flexible".
I think taking on Ken would be the kind of 'big beast' challenge that would be very attractive to Boris
- Ed Vaizey, Tory MP
If you can't have characters standing who are willing to speak their mind, then it would be a sadder place
- Simon Hughes, Ex-Lib Dem candidate
Boris Johnson is going to run for Mayor of London! I for one have already pledged my support. Despite my mildly left-leaning inclinations, I have always been fond of Boris, with his boyish good looks and his mop of Teutonic blond hair (although his ancestry is anything but Teutonic). I think he would make a jolly good Mayor of London.
And here's a lovely post on the frazzle-haired breath of fresh air himself.