Kenneth Robert Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is a British Labour Party politician who has twice held the leading political role in London local government, first as the Leader of the Greater London Council from 1981 until the Council was abolished in 1986, and then as the first elected Mayor of London from the creation of the office in 2000 until 2008. He also served as the Member of Parliament ... more »
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''Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric care.''Ken Livingstone (b. 1945), British Labour politician. Evening Standard (London, February 26, 1988).
''What a squalid and irresponsible little profession it is.... Nothing prepares you for how bad Fleet Street really is until it craps on you from a great height.''Ken Livingstone (b. 1945), British Labour politician. Quoted in City Limits (London, May 1, 1986).