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Facing Facts on Migration

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, Chief Executive, London First @JasmineLdnFirst Over the last several months London First and our partner PwC have spent thousands of hours poring through the raw, real time data on UK and non UK workers in the London economy.

March 2, 2017 0 comments

Scores on the Doors #HomeGoals for the Mayor of London

BlogMedia centre Naomi Smith, Executive Director Campaigns, London First Yesterday’s immigration figures brought with them the usual chatter about the rights and wrongs of the government’s target to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands. But rewind 20 years, and in

February 24, 2017 0 comments

Certainty for EU citizens top priority for business

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO of London First As the EU bill goes to the House of Lords, I’m urging Members to support an amendment to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK. I have called on Peers to speak

February 20, 2017 0 comments

The Housing White Paper and London: how many doors will it open?

BlogMedia centre Steve Cole, Policy Director, Housing, London First With months of speculation, the housing white paper was being touted as one of two things, the most combustible of barn burners or the dampest of squibs. So which has it turned out

February 8, 2017 0 comments

The Brexit white paper; a blank canvas for a new economic agenda?

BlogMedia centre Dr David Lutton, Executive Director of Policy, London First As the long-awaited white paper landed today, what can we take from the government’s objectives on Brexit negotiations? Seemingly, not much more than we were offered before. What is reassuring, is

February 2, 2017 0 comments

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