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Born Friday 19 June 1964

Professions: Editor, Journalist, Politician

Nationality: British

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I think the risks that people see of terrorism are incredibly important but we are very confident we have got the right people on it and the risks have been minimised.

Words: think, risks, people, see, terrorism, incredibly, important, very, confident, right, minimised
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Times have been tough, the economy has been tough. But I want to bring forward a fantastic manifesto for taking the city forwards.

Words: times, tough, economy, want, bring, forward, fantastic, manifesto, taking, city, forwards
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I am hoping very much to get re-elected but it is going to be a tough fight.

Words: hoping, very, get, reelected, going, tough, fight
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London is a fantastic creator of jobs - but many of these jobs are going to people who don't originate in this country.

Words: London, fantastic, creator, jobs, going, people, originate, country
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What I worry about is that people are losing confidence, losing energy, losing enthusiasm, and there's a real opportunity to get them into work.

Words: worry, about, people, losing, confidence, energy, enthusiasm, theres, real, opportunity, get, work
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We are experiencing such large support for the Olympic relay that our advice is to stay in your neighbourhood, stay in your borough and wait for it to come near you.

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I have not been more robust towards female rather than male assembly members and I do not believe I have been remotely sexist.

Words: more, robust, female, rather, male, assembly, members, believe, remotely, sexist
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I love swimming in rivers, and well remember once jumping in at Chiswick.

Words: love, swimming, rivers, well, remember, once, jumping
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But if people want to swim in the Thames, if they want to take their lives into their own hands, then they should be able to do so with all the freedom and exhilaration of our woad-painted ancestors.

Words: people, want, swim, Thames, take, lives, own, hands, able, all, freedom, exhilaration, ancestors
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I want London to be a competitive, dynamic place to come to work.

Words: want, London, competitive, dynamic, place, come, work
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I'm a one-nation Tory.

Words: Tory
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So I'm definitely in favour of stimulating the dynamic wealth creation sectors of the economy.

Words: definitely, favour, stimulating, dynamic, wealth, creation, sectors, economy
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If we judged everybody by the stupid, unguarded things they blurt out to their nearest and dearest, then we wouldn't ever get anywhere.

Words: judged, stupid, unguarded, things, blurt, nearest, dearest, ever, get, anywhere
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It just happens I write fast and always have done.

Words: just, happens, write, fast, done
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Never in my life did I think I would be congratulated by Mick Jagger for achieving anything.

Words: never, life, did, think, congratulated, Mick, Jagger, achieving, anything
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Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.

Words: some, people, play, piano, watch, television, dinner, parties, write, books
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The job of mayor of London is unbelievably taxing, particularly in the run-up to the Olympics.

Words: job, mayor, London, unbelievably, taxing, particularly, runup, Olympics
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I lead a life of blameless domesticity and always have done.

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I'd like thousands of schools as good as the one I went to, Eton.

Words: thousands, schools, good, one, went
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I want to win and I want to be in office.

Words: want, win, office
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