City Hall Election: Tony Glover

Ahead of the London City Hall elections on 2nd May, the Echo takes a look at the candidates running to represent Waltham Forest on the London Assembly. Next up: Reform Party candidate Tony Glover

Tony’s pitch: “I was born in Bethnal Green and my family are from Hackney and Islington and my dad worked in Chingford. I have worked as a civil servant for cabinet ministers and subsequently represented the energy industry in media, and government.

A key part of this was championing the role for gas in our energy mix. As a result I am a strong critic of the Conservative net zero policy and don’t believe we should be ripping out our gas boilers.”

Read a breakdown of his and the Reform Party’s policy proposals below:


  • Fast track planning and tax incentives for development of brownfield sites, including unused offices and vacant high street properties.
  • Prioritise social housing for local people and those who have paid into the system. Foreign nationals must go to the back of the queue. Not the front.


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  • I would triple visible policing levels to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour and make London’s streets and public transport safer.
  • I would install police public access points in busy consumer locations throughout London.
  • With violent crime rising I believe the police should be policing our streets not social media.


  • I would replace cash grabbing policies like ULEZ with new clean fuel technology incentives
  • Remove all low-traffic-neighbourhoods (LTNs) and 20mph zones, needless road restrictions, pinch points, floating bus stops and excessively wide cycle lanes.
  • I would refund all ULEZ-related fines received since 29th August last year.

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