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London First comment on draft Civil Aviation Bill

News Archive London First comment on draft Civil Aviation Bill Commenting on today’s publication of the draft Civil Aviation Bill, London First’s chief executive, Baroness Jo Valentine, said: “We welcome this Bill as good news for passengers at UK airports. The CAA

November 23, 2011 0 comments

London First responds to plans for EU Financial Transactions tax

News Archive Responding to plans for a EU Financial Transactions tax, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “The European Commission’s own research has already estimated that this tax could reduce long term growth by over 1.75% annually. Taxing-footloose financial

October 28, 2011 0 comments

London First comment on Evening Standard story: “Driverless trains on the Tube by 2021”

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, which represents London’s largest employers said: “As technologies change so must organisations and the roles of their people within them. Driverless trains and the next generation of smart ticketing have the potential

October 24, 2011 0 comments

London First launches Crossrail 2 study (18.10.11)

News Archive London First has today launched a working group of business leaders to examine the case for a new rail link beneath central London. Central London’s rail and underground networks are currently heavily congested in peak hours. Committed investment through Crossrail,

October 18, 2011 0 comments

The Heron Tower, Westfield Stratford and the Home Office in the running for London’s planning awards

News Archive The Heron Tower, Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford, One New Change, Arsenal Football Stadium and the Home Office are set to battle it out in this years prestigious London Planning Awards. Organised by London First in conjunction with the Mayor, Royal

October 7, 2011 0 comments

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