Dave Hill | The Guardian: The housing crisis and the race for London – Politics Weekly podcast

Tom Clark is joined by Dave Hill, Rowan Moore and Tony Travers as he travels around the capital ahead of London’s mayoral election. With the city’s housing crisis in sharp focus, do the promises of Labour’s Sadiq Khan or Conservative Zac Goldsmith stack up?

London elects a new mayor to replace Boris Johnson next week. The role is evolving and powers must be shared with London’s borough councils but whoever wins will find themselves with the largest direct personal mandate in the country. At present the polls show it is a straight fight between Labour’s Sadiq Khan and the Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith.

Joining Tom Clark as he travels around the capital are the Guardian’s London political commentator Dave Hill and Tony Travers, professor of government at the London School of Economics.

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