Brian Coleman was first elected to the London Assembly in June 2000. Widely outspoken he is best known for his groundbreaking policy of removing traffic calming measures

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UK Politics
16 January 2008
The last time I wrote a column referring to the Corporation of the City of London, Ken Livingstone described me as...
UK Politics
02 January 2008
In the days when I had a life (before I became a professional politician) I was a regular West End theatre-goer and so...
UK Politics
20 December 2007
Dame Jane Roberts was a reasonably good Labour Leader of the Council of the London Borough of Camden until in 2005 she...
UK Politics
04 December 2007
There is not much on which Ken Livingstone and I agree. However we are united in our determination to ensure that next...
Law
19 November 2007
I can confidently predict the United Kingdom will never become a republic having been present the other day when Prince...
Politics
05 November 2007
The tragic deaths of four young firefighters in a blaze in a vegetable packing warehouse in Warwickshire is the biggest...
International Politics
22 October 2007
The deaths of a couple of dozen Turkish troops in operations against the Kurds and the vote by the Turkish Parliament...
Politics
09 October 2007
So at long last after endless media speculation we have a decision from Gordon Brown: Crossrail will be built. Never...
UK Politics
25 September 2007
One of the longest running London political feuds is that between Trevor Phillips, the Chair of the Commission for...
Politics
11 September 2007
So what future is there for the suburbs? Those vast areas of outer London that prior to 1965 used to be in Surrey,...
Culture
28 August 2007
Years ago, before politics intervened and I had a life, I was a regular at the BBC Proms. I was never a 'Promenader' as...
UK Politics
13 August 2007
Having been brought up and remained a practising Methodist I have always had a healthy suspicion of the power of...
Human Rights
31 July 2007
A recent Saturday morning, a short, colourful and dignified procession set off from outside the Chinese embassy in...
Politics
23 July 2007
So one of the longest productions in the Westminster Playhouse is finally closing after more than a year. Yes Carry On...
UK Politics
09 July 2007
An eclectic mix of the Great and the Good assembled in the Royal Box as guests of the All England Lawn Tennis Club the...

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