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Outward looking

It's fantastic to see so many boroughs delivering homes to top environmental standards.

A lonely job

He cares the same as I care. We may have different views on how to get to the goal, but we both want the goal.

Blank sheet

I've always looked with fondness to my relationship with the first borough planner I worked with.

Fast forward

She comes across as someone with really strong values, but not dogmatic. It's not about her, it's about getting the job done based on these values.

How could I help?

There's a wider recognition among residents I talk to that there's a need for new housing.

Amazing woman

She totally believed art was for everyone, even in really precarious times.

Change is accelerating

The ideological strength of leadership is really important, but so is pragmatism. The world never stays the same.

A drink on Sloane Square

If I've led that or championed that, that’s a huge achievement.

Tone and nuance

I'm sure you'll see changes of tone and nuance in how we work with the local community. But you'll see similar values.

It’s about delivery

I try to explain this to officers all the time: politicians are about delivery.