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London First reaction to Sir David Higgins ‘HS2 Plus’ report

NewsNews Archive Today, Sir David Higgins, Chair of HS2 Ltd, has made a series of recommendations to Government on how HS2 can be better and delivered quicker in his report ‘HS2 Plus’. London First believes HS2 is good for the whole of

March 17, 2014 0 comments

Ofgem decision is short sighted says London First

NewsNews Archive Commenting on today’s announcement by Ofgem, David Leam, London First’s Executive Director, Policy, said: “Ofgem’s short sighted decision to further delay investment in electricity distribution networks in London and the South East is a huge disappointment. “London continues to grow

November 22, 2013 0 comments

Promotion of London overseas would benefit the UK as a whole

Media centreNewsNews Archive The Financial Times reports that London is left with 6.5% of national funding for tourism promotion despite two-thirds of overseas visitors spending at least one night in London. Kit Malthouse, chairman of London & Partners would like to see the

September 11, 2013 0 comments

London First response to TfL’s budget.

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First said: “Transport for London are making decisions today which matter to every Londoner. Businesses, taxpayers and especially commuters are relying on TfL to prioritise capacity, reliability and safety, ahead of any nice-to-haves

October 16, 2012 0 comments

London First response: Detail of implementation of Vickers recommendations crucial

News Archive Commenting on Government’s response to the Independent Commission on Banking Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “It’s reassuring to see that Government has listened to international banks rather than just endorsing all recommendations. However, the detail of

December 19, 2011 0 comments

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