Print this page

News Archive

Time for Government action over strikes

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “The RMT leadership seems determined to disrupt London and its economy on wholly spurious grounds – regardless of the reputational damage being done to the capital. With only 29% of drivers

May 4, 2011 0 comments

London First launches Connectivity Commission

News Archive Business leaders in London are expressing growing alarm at the lack of a comprehensive strategy to secure London’s infrastructure links to the rest of the UK and the wider world. Without a credible plan, in the short, medium and long

April 18, 2011 0 comments

Response to the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) interim report

News Archive Responding to the Independent Commission on Banking interim report Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “The concern of London First, on behalf of the capital’s business community was that UK competitiveness shouldn’t be undone through dogmatically driven

April 11, 2011 0 comments

What about international competitiveness of UK banks?

News Archive Commenting on the Treasury Select Committee’s banking report, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London’s leading cross-sector business organisation, London First, said: “London’s business community needs a banking sector that is able to deliver competitively priced, innovative and robust products

April 4, 2011 0 comments

Government needs a strategy for aviation growth – business leader letter to The Times

News Archive Multi-signatory business leader letter on the need for increased aviation capacity in London and the South East. A version of this letter appeared in The Times on 29 March 2011 Dear Sir, Having taken crucial fiscal steps to reduce the

March 29, 2011 0 comments

London First Tweets