Budget 2013 - Government commits to long-term infrastructure investment funding

London First has  long argued for a long-term approach to be taken to capital investment in essential infrastructure, particularly for London’s transport system. Indeed, we re-emphasised the point...

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Gatwick opens new route to Moscow

In response to Gatwick's inaugural flight to Moscow- a key emerging market- today, London First, Chief Executive Baroness Valentine has said: "We welcome the opening of new routes from Gatwick to...

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London First aviation briefing

This afternoon, at 16.30, Sir Howard Davies will hold a Parliamentary briefing on the work of the Airport Commission. Ahead of the session tomorrow we have written a short brief and circulated to...

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Give councils freedom to build homes

Today, London First has co-signed a letter from Sir Steve Bullock, Executive Member for Housing at London Councils and others, calling on the Government to remove the cap on local authority housing...

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London First response to Mayor of London's plans for "Crossrail for the bike"

This morning, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced  a “Crossrail for the bike” as part of his plans for a nearly £1 billion investment in London cycling. The route will run for more...

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