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Cameron right not to rule out 40% top rate

Following David Cameron’s refusal to rule out cutting the top rate of income tax to 40% at PMQs, Baroness Jo Valentine, chief executive of business group London First said: “Research from the...

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Garden Bridge designer named ‘Champion for London’

One of London’s most acclaimed designers, Thomas Heatherwick, has been named ‘Champion for London’ for his plans to create a garden bridge over the Thames. The designer, who also...

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France's fast-track Chinese visa is direct challenge to London

France has certainly thrown down a gauntlet by unveiling a fast-track 48-hour visa processing system for Chinese tourists, in direct challenge to London and the capital’s bid to attract high...

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Vince Cable right on "arbitrary cap" says London First

In response to Vince Cable's comments this morning reported by the BBC, Baroness Jo Valentine, chief executive of London First said: "Vince Cable has hit the nail on head when he calls the...

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London First responds to TFL announcement on congestion charge increase

In response to TFL’s announcement about increasing the congestion charge to bring it more in line with inflation, David Leam, Head of Infrastructure at business group London First, said:  “...

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