10 June 2008 Ken to run in 2012 Livingstone refuses to roll over and join the lecture circuit Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up I have now heard from two sources that Ken Livingstone is telling anyone who will listen that he intends to run for London mayor again in 2012. This is a miserable prospect for Labour. But you have to take your hat off to Livingstone for his stubborn refusal to admit defeat. Livingstone, who turns 63 later this week, will be 66 in the run-up to the next mayoral election. Perhaps the time to retire gracefully? › Blessed are the peacemakers Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!