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Lammy eyes Khan’s City Hall role

The shadow foreign secretary hasn't entirely abandoned his dream of becoming mayor of London

Shadow foreign secretary David Lammy. Credit: Corbis via Getty Images

Although Sadiq Khan has hinted that he might run for a third term as mayor of London in 2024, there’s a sense it’s time he made way for someone else to ride the horse on the merry-go-round.

Mandrake hears David Lammy hasn’t entirely abandoned his dream of one day succeeding Khan. He sits as shadow foreign secretary, but he’s getting restless, and he knows, as Labour’s official candidate for the office in City Hall, he’d be a shoo-in.

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