But on Friday, he announced that he would back the bid. Paul Scully MP, Minister of London.
The announcement came just a day after Sutton and team MP Scully. formally launched his campaign.
Mr Rogers said: “We have had a lot of fun over the last few weeks discussing ideas for the future of our great city.
“But as the process progressed, it became clear that this was not my time.
“I am therefore pleased to withdraw my name from the controversy and to say that I support the Conservative mayoral candidate, Paul Sculley.
“Paul has the energy, ideas and experience to win the Conservative Party in London and I look forward to supporting his campaign.”
He added, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all those who have been so enthusiastic about my candidacy.
Mr Rogers, who represents the boroughs of Hounslow, Kingston and Richmond in Parliament, said: We are considering his bid earlier this year He said he “represents millennial Londoners” and will bring “appropriate real-world experience” to the role, having previously worked as a special constable for the railways and the Metropolitan Police.
Scully thanked the former candidate on Twitter and said: Let’s do it together.
“In the meantime, keep up the great work of holding your incumbents accountable.”
Andrew Boff is a veteran Congressman, He recently launched his sixth candidacy for the Conservative mayoral nomination.Meanwhile, Rogers said:
“You are full of ideas for improving the lives of Londoners, you are an excellent spokesperson for the people and you have unparalleled experience with transport in the capital.”
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/nick-rogers-paul-scully-conservative-candidate-london-mayoral-election-b1082401.html ‘This is not my time’ Nick Rogers withdraws from London Conservative mayoral race in favor of Paul Sculley