After a summer of violent crime Sadiq Khan’s approval rating plummets

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s approval rating has sunk to its lowest level since he took office, after the capital endured summer of violent crime. Khan’s support now stands at 44 percent, slipping from 52 percent in May this year.

Backing of the mayor has fallen with the over-50s, white voters, the working-class and those in London’s suburbs, according to research conducted by YouGov and commissioned by Queen Mary University of London.