Mayoral candidates Khan and Goldsmith tackle housing issue in front of 6,000 Londoners


The two men battling to become London’s new mayor confronted the city’s housing crisis in the campaign’s biggest event, as they faced 6,000 citizens in a thunderous Olympic arena. Labour candidate Sadiq Khan and his Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith were grilled on the key issue gripping London voters on Thursday, with exactly a week to go in the race for control of western Europe’s biggest city. In one of the most striking events of the campaign, they were put to the test by London Citizens, a giant and influential agglomeration of largely faith-based local groups seeking to improve life in…

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