Daisy McAndrew to anchor London Live programme

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April 10 2016

London Live has issued the following press release about its May 2016 London Mayoral coverage:

London Live, the capital’s TV channel, has announced that former Economics Editor and Chief Political Correspondent of ITV News Daisy McAndrew will be anchoring all London Live coverage of the forthcoming mayoral elections.

As part of London Live’s focus on the Mayoral Election, Daisy will also host London Votes an hour-long programme which will air weeknights for the final two weeks running up to the election, featuring the latest news, events and exclusive interviews from the London mayoral campaign trail.

On Thursday 21st April, Daisy will be giving her expert analysis of the London Mayoral Hustings with the London Evening Standard, where the main candidates will be speaking.

London Votes will address the main issues that are affecting Londoners across 32 boroughs, speaking directly with local residents, businesses and MPs getting their thoughts on the candidate’s pledges and manifestos.

Jim Grice, Head of News and Current Affairs for London Live said “We are delighted Daisy McAndrew will be anchoring all of our coverage on the London Mayoral elections and hosting London Votes, she has extensive broadcasting experience in politics and her knowledge and access will bring a considerable amount of added value to our audience.  As the election campaign enters the crucial final weeks of the campaign, we will be dedicating an hour every evening to give detailed but accessible and informative coverage of the battle to be London’s mayor and to run City Hall. The Mayor and Assembly control many key aspects of life in the capital and we want to make sure that Londoners are given the best information possible to help them decide how their city is run”. 

Daisy McAndrew said “I’m thrilled to be hosting these exciting shows, looking at all aspects of the race to be London’s next Mayor. As a lifelong and proud Londoner and a passionate believer that politics is not only important but can be fun too, I can’t wait to get stuck in.”

London Votes will air weekdays from 21st April 2016 at 6pm on London Live