Boris - Tories - What now?
They are bound to do it. Any party with a lead so far ahead that they can basically do what they want, will do what they want. Simples.
Tory Government to change English voting system after Labour mayoral victoriesSwitch to first past the post could make it easier for Conservatives to win future mayoral contests
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Sadiq Khan beat his Tory rival comfortably in the London mayoral contest, once second preferences were counted. But he won by only 40% to 35% on first-preference votes. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP
Ministers are pressing ahead with changes to electoral law that could make it easier for Conservatives to win future mayoral elections, as Labour claimed 11 of the 13 posts being contested across England.