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Sir Peter Hendy to chair Network Rail

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced that Network Rail, Chairman Richard Parry-Jones, will step down and be replaced by Transport for London Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy. David...

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Simpler visa system will benefit Chinese tourists

The Home Office has announced a trial of a shared application form so that Chinese tourists can more easily apply both to visit the UK and also the Schengen area of mainland Europe. Catherine...

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Putting Tube upgrades on track

As anyone travelling in London will know, large programmes to upgrade Transport for London’s rail networks are already underway. These inevitably cause disruption for Londoners. To see what is...

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Capital Talent set to boost Londoners' career prospects

As London First’s Economic Development Agenda highlights, London’s unemployment rate is persistently higher than the UK average, lower-skilled workers are not benefitting from London’s growth...

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Allen Sheppard – Baron Sheppard of Didgemere KCVO: 1932-2015

Robert Gordon Clark, Executive Chairman, London Communications Agency, gives his personal tribute to Lord Sheppard, former Chairman of London First, who sadly passed away this year. Earlier...

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