Radio 4's 'Today' carries a report by Angus Stickler documenting Livingstone's and Lee Jasper's corrupt and illegal use of our London tax funds to orchestrate a crooked campaign against Trevor Phillips. Tony Travers of the LSE comments on the piece that this should be referred to the District Auditor; I disagree. I think this constitutes evidence of a breach of the Prevention of Corruption Act, and as a London taxpayer I shall be making a formal complaint to the Commissioner.
The Evening Standard in recent months has effectively documented Lee Jasper's pivotal role in directing public tax funds to black and ethnic groups in London that are unable to account for hundreds of thousands of pounds of tax money, against the strong advice of GLA officers. An attempt by Livingstone to whitewash this crooked and corrupt gerrymandering by claiming that the LDA was holding an 'independent investigation' was scuppered by the LDA themselves, who have firmly denied it.
On Monday, C4's 'Dispatches' will lift the lid on a whole lot more of Livingstone's disgraceful, sleazy, filthy and crooked little scams, as well as his violence, his psychological flaws and his problem drinking. You will recall that he pushed Robin Hedges over a 15' wall when he caught him smoking on the steps outside a drunken party that he was attending.
Of his drinking, I have personal experience of Livingstone's incapacity to keep off the booze during working hours. I have attended two afternoon receptions with Livingstone, and he was