London needs to be building around 50,000 houses per year and is currently only building about 20,000. We will initiate a campaign setting out the steps needed to achieve this change of scale....
Top Campaigns for 2014/15
We’ve identified two priorities for 2015/16 where we think the need for change is most pressing:
A campaign to achieve a step change in housing supply
London needs to be building around 50,000 houses per year and is currently only building about 20,000. We are initiating a campaign setting out the steps needed to achieve this change of scale. In particular, we will lobby ahead of the General Election on changes which the Government can make to help, followed by setting out our expectations ahead of the Mayoral election in 2016.
A business-led economic development plan for London
We’re project managing the creation of an economic development plan for the Mayor and Greater London Authority, working with business, local authorities, the Mayoralty and others via the London Enterprise Panel (LEP). We have appointed consultants to support the process, including conducting a substantial exercise to evaluate and analyse existing data, combined with-in depth consultation with major players on priorities. The output will be a decision framework which will enable those concerned with economic development in London to evaluate the most effective interventions.
London First has launched the UK’s first business-led plan for London, setting out priorities to drive jobs and growth in the capital between now and 2036, when the population is expected to reach...