Leader comment: Boris Johnson comes up with another bonzer idea



Boris Johnson likes to see himself as a visionary leader, someone prepared to think big and leave the minor details to lesser mortals. Take, for example, his idea to create an artificial “Boris Island” in the Thames Estuary to accommodate a four-runway airport.
It was bold and imaginative but failed to convince the Government-backed Davies Commission, which quickly excluded the suggestion from its inquiry into how to increase London’s aviation links.
The then Mayor of London was forced to console himself with the relative popularity of his Boris Bikes.
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20 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 54
Source: Scotsman
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