Meeting with Secretary of State (Supplementary) [10]

Session date: 
June 20, 2001
Question By: 
Bob Neill
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Perhaps it will teach you not to go out supporting Labour candidates in the general election, I am tempted to say. [Laughter.]

Answer

Answer for Meeting with Secretary of State (Supplementary) [10]

Answer for Meeting with Secretary of State (Supplementary) [10]

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As Edward Heath found, you cannot call an election that focuses on just one issue; an election is about a whole range of things. That election was overwhelmingly on the theme, "Do you support tax cuts or improved public services?", and we have heard the result.