Mayor of London

The Mayor of London plays a key role in running London. He sets a citywide vision of improvement, develops strategies and policies to realise the vision and provides funding and encouragement to help make it a reality.

Making London the best big city in the world

The Mayor is at the heart of changing London for the better. His work includes making it easier for people to move in and around the city, transforming open spaces into cleaner, calmer, greener places, tackling housing and health inequalities, giving young Londoners a better start in life, championing our city at home and abroad, and more. 

Setting the vision and developing strategies to deliver it

The Mayor is in charge of setting the overall vision for the capital and draws up strategies and policies to deliver the vision.

Working in partnership to improve the capital

He invests in and works with many different people and organisations to improve London in line with his vision.

Championing London and Londoners at home and abroad

He is also the elected voice of the capital and champions London and Londoners at home and abroad.

The current Mayor is Boris Johnson, elected on 2 May 2008.

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I want to deliver those changes that Londoners, and visitors to the city, tell us they want to see: a cleaner city with safer streets, better transport, and good quality affordable housing.
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Mayor of London, Boris Johnson
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I want to deliver those changes that Londoners, and visitors to the city, tell us they want to see: a cleaner city with safer streets, better transport, and good quality affordable housing.

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson