"The second preference votes of Lib Dem supporters are likely to be critical in deciding the outcome of this election. Both Boris Johnson and I will be campaigning to persuade Lib Dems to back us. My pitch is simple - I agree with about 90% of Lib Dem policy and I want to involve Liberal Democrats in my mayoral administration. In contrast Boris Johnson disagrees with many fundamental Lib Dem policies and has been highly disparaging of Lib Dems in the past, whom he referred to as having ‘a characteristic human psychological deformity': I do not pretend that I share every single Lib Dem policy but on 90 per cent of issues we agree and we are part of the same progressive tradition in London. And that set of shared values shines through in the many areas where we agree and where we have worked together. I am publishing examples of these areas of agreement because it highlights how we can work together."
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