Malcolm McLaren, the former Sex Pistols manager and candidate
for London mayor, wants to give every Londoner a free bike! A free bicycle for every
household, huge subsidies for public transport and a ban on cars on Sundays were
just some of the policies put forward today by London mayor candidate Malcolm McLaren,
reports the Press Assocation.
The maverick former Sex Pistols manager said it was time to start "flying the
flag for independence in London" and ensure the city was run by Londoners not
the "provincial elite" of Tony Blair’s Government.
He was speaking in London’s West End after recording an address to go out on the
Internet as part of his drive to create a "web site democracy".
Quizzed on his transport policy, he said: "If I can lure people out of cars
to make it feel more sexy on a carless day like a Sunday, to ride a bicycle, then
I can connect Londoners to the landscape.
"Londoners deserve a gift." That was why he would give each London household
Maclaren’s formal campaign launch is scheduled for March but the address can be found