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Tube strike ensures Londoners will endure more frustration

Commenting on the upcoming Tube strikes, Baroness Jo Valentine, chief executive at London First, said: "The news of this latest strike threat baffles those millions of Londoners who rely on the...

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Sad loss of our supremacy

A letter from Baroness Jo Valentine to the Financial Times highlighting the impact of political indecision around the UK's airport capacity.   Sir, While it is certainly concerning that...

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London First tells FT: 'closing City Airport would be crazy'

Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of business group London First, said closing City Airport would hit business travellers hard. “Over two million business people come through the airport...

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Labour right to demand international students removed from migration target

Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has called for university students to be removed immediately from the net migration target. Mark Hilton, Head of Immigration Policy at business group London...

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Miliband's plans for empowering cities are just baby steps

Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of business group London First, said Ed Miliband’s promise to devolve more powers to cities amounted to baby steps. “But we need central government to be...

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