Mr Bailey, who is a London Assembly member, is pledging a “zero tolerance” approach to crime and vows to put 1,000 extra police officers on London’s streets if he wins the mayoralty.
He said: “Local government is important work and our city is facing real challenges. Violent crime is up. Gang crime is up. Knife crime is up. Our transport system faces a £1 billion hole in its operating budget.
“New homes are not being built fast enough. After two-and-a-half years of Sadiq Khan, it is clear we…