London is one of the world’s leading cities, giving the UK a place on the global stage and acting as a gateway to investment across the country. But the capital has a serious housing shortage...
Fifty Thousand Homes
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.
Global Cities Business Alliance
The Global Cities Business Alliance is a new initiative, created by London First in response to the growing importance of cities to business and the shift of power from the national to the city level. The Alliance provides a unique forum where business and city Leaders come together to define, shape and implement initiatives for improving cities’ performance in the changing global economy.
Let Britain Fly
Let Britain Fly is the campaign to expand airport capacity in London and the South East to support jobs and growth. The need is urgent: Heathrow is full and Gatwick and Stansted soon will be. Launched by London First, the campaign seeks to achieve cross-party political support for increasing air capacity in London and the South East. The campaign is supported by a broad and wide strategic campaign coalition that includes business leaders, business organisations, trade and professional associations, trade unions, think tanks, academics and economists.
London First launched the independent Let Britain Fly campaign in November 2013 with the support of a coalition of over 100 national business leaders, business organisations, industry bodies and...