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Born: 1964-06-19
Profession: Politician
Nation: British
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That is the best case for Bush; that, among other things, he liberated Iraq. It is good enough for me.

Tags: Best, Enough, Good

The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP they have run out of better ideas.

Tags: Ideas, Run, Truth

The job of mayor of London is unbelievably taxing, particularly in the run-up to the Olympics.

Tags: Job, London, Olympics

The Lib Dems are not just empty. They are a void within a vacuum surrounded by a vast inanition.

Tags: Empty, Void, Within

Times have been tough, the economy has been tough. But I want to bring forward a fantastic manifesto for taking the city forwards.

Tags: Forward, Times, Tough

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.

Tags: Confidence, Real, Work

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.

Tags: Confident, Risks, Terrorism

I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around.

Tags: Him, Love, Passion

I promised to run the most open and transparent administration in Britain. That is why, with this brutally honest and unprecedented progress report, I am determined to level with Londoners.

Tags: Honest, Progress, Why

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.

Tags: Advice, Support, Wait

My chances of being PM are about as good as the chances of finding Elvis on Mars, or my being reincarnated as an olive.

Tags: Chances, Finding, Good

My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.

Tags: Friends, Less, Moment

Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff.

Tags: Between, Difference, Rest

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

Tags: Good, Schools, Thousands

My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.

Tags: Birthday, Cake, Policy

It is possible to have a pretty good life and career being a leech and a parasite in the media world, gadding about from TV studio to TV studio, writing inconsequential pieces and having a good time.

Tags: Good, Life, Time

I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.

Tags: Becoming, Chance, Finding

There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge.

Tags: Middle, Night, Yourself

My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.

Tags: Fresh, Friends, Indeed

London is a fantastic creator of jobs - but many of these jobs are going to people who don't originate in this country.

Tags: Country, Jobs, London

I want London to be a competitive, dynamic place to come to work.

Tags: London, Place, Work

I am supporting David Cameron purely out of cynical self-interest.

Tags: Cynical, David, Supporting

It is easy to make promises - it is hard work to keep them.

Tags: Hard, Keep, Work
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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.

Tags: Female, Male, Rather

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.

Tags: Able, Freedom, Lives

I am hoping very much to get re-elected but it is going to be a tough fight.

Tags: Fight, Hoping, Tough

I lead a life of blameless domesticity and always have done.

Tags: Done, Lead, Life

I love swimming in rivers, and well remember once jumping in at Chiswick.

Tags: Love, Once, Remember

I want to win and I want to be in office.

Tags: Office, Win

I'm a one-nation Tory.

Tags: Tory

If we judged everybody by the stupid, unguarded things they blurt out to their nearest and dearest, then we wouldn't ever get anywhere.

Tags: Everybody, Judged, Stupid

It just happens I write fast and always have done.

Tags: Done, Happens, Write

Never in my life did I think I would be congratulated by Mick Jagger for achieving anything.

Tags: Achieving, Life

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

Tags: Creation, Economy, Wealth

Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.

Tags: Books, Television, Write
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