Karl Mercer

Political Correspondent | BBC London

Karl Mercer is BBC London’s Political Correspondent. Karl started his journalism career writing for local papers before moving on to local radio and BBC London TV. He has reported on the capital’s politics since 1996, covering all four mayoral elections and the 1998 Greater London Authority Referendum. Karl has a particular interest in health policy, which he has been reporting on in various capacities since 1987.