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Sadiq Khan on Gaza, the Muslim vote and his toughest election yet

Sadiq Khan wants to make history by winning a third term as London’s mayor - but his confidence is shaky.

A winter of mass protests, a smear campaign in the media and a new set of voting regulations ushered in by a hostile Tory government have pushed him to rally his supporters not to take the upcoming May elections for granted.

On top of that, Khan’s trying to talk his Muslim base out of punishing him and Labour over the war in Gaza, which he says would be politically naive.

So what’s he saying to his fellow Londoners to convince them otherwise, and what’s his view on Keir Starmer’s public positions since 7 October?

In this episode of The Big Picture, we sit down with Sadiq Khan for a wide-ranging conversation about Labour’s election hopes, his political regrets and his vision for the future of London.

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