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    Talking who said chivalry was dead?

    BBC NEWS | England | London | Johnson saves woman from 'oiks'

    The knight on a shining cycle boris johson

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    "Quick, run! It's the Mayor of London!"

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    LOL, I still think hes a buffoon tho!

    Anyone else think its a large coincidence that the woman was a film maker/ journo / activist... PR stunt anyone?

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    I like Boris, he's human - blatantly so. Its nice to have someone in power who isn't worried about making an arse of himself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I like Boris, he's human - blatantly so. Its nice to have someone in power who isn't worried about making an arse of himself.
    Spot on. He makes cockups like evreyone else and he admits to them, most politicians don't. Like he said on Top Gear, people expect him to be a blithering idiot but he's actually quite competant.

    Thumbs up for Boris.

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    Have I Got News for You will have fun with this one I am sure.

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    Didn't he want to go back on as a guest host if he could find the time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAZZD88 View Post
    Spot on. He makes cockups like evreyone else and he admits to them, most politicians don't. Like he said on Top Gear, people expect him to be a blithering idiot but he's actually quite competant.

    Thumbs up for Boris.
    So all we need now is to get him and whoever else to realise London isnt the centre of the universe and there is a whole country after its borders and we will be getting somewhere!

    ( I couldnt seem to find the smiley for opening a can of worms - can I request it plz? )

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    So all we need now is to get him and whoever else to realise London isnt the centre of the universe and there is a whole country after its borders and we will be getting somewhere!
    I think the clue as to why Boris's interests lay mainly with London alone might be in his job title somewhere...


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    Well duuur lol!! But it has to start somewhere!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Well duuur lol!! But it has to start somewhere!
    It does start somewhere - parish/local council > county council > central government.

    Why would you want the Mayor of London to get involved in the affairs of Dudley, for example?

    What prompts you to make the claim that nothing is recognised beyond the 'borders' [sic] of London?

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    That's one set of blinkers he can keep on otherwise I'd be paying the Olympic tax. :P

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    Considering roughly 15% of the population of the UK is in the Greater London area, I can see why a lot of effort is put into it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tx2online View Post
    It does start somewhere - parish/local council > county council > central government.

    Why would you want the Mayor of London to get involved in the affairs of Dudley, for example?

    What prompts you to make the claim that nothing is recognised beyond the 'borders' [sic] of London?
    Its not about getting involved in others affairs, its about being realistic with things like national stadiums (first thing I can think of from the top of my head that I know enough information about)

    Why was the new Wembly built on the old site, in one of the most hard to get to places? Ok im probably biased but the Midlands is in the middle of the country, why not build it there in the middle where its easiest to get to and cheaper to build?

    Did you know Birmingham hosted the World Half Marathon just a few weeks ago? I didnt see anything in the national press, did you? Was it covered in on TV?

    There were other things that I picked up on too but I cant remember them right now, and yes its a jealousy thing too, I wish Birmingham had some of the things London gets and im sure others would too?

    Anyway, I dont want this to turn into a my City is better than yours debate, its just my feelings that not just Birmingham but other big cities are overlooked just to make London look better.


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