Boris gave planning permission to a lot of skyscrapers, dealt with the Underground and set up a bike hire and bike lane scheme.
In reality, the mayor is a token position.
Not true. In any shape or form
I lived in London for ten years. The then mayor, Ken livingstone, had the power to dramatically cut Tube and bus fares and remove fees for museums etc, as well as fund social care such as creches and childcare. Are you telling me that those (highly controversial) policies didn't matter?
We know that Polish politicians whimper and prevaricate. The London mayor ACTS - on policies that the population dictate. Policies that make life better for the population.