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DfT safeguards Crossrail 2 route

Media centreNews Crossrail 2 took a major step forward today as Patrick McLouglin MP, the Secretary of State for Transport confirmed the safeguarding for the proposed Crossrail 2 route. This follows the £2m of funding allocated to the scheme as part of the

March 24, 2015 0 comments

The £1.9 trillion infrastructure prize

Media centreNews Investing properly in London’s infrastructure could boost the capital’s economy by £1.9 trillion over the long term, according to analysis by KPMG for London First. The report, London’s Infrastructure: Investing for Growth, found investing in the city’s infrastructure could also

March 24, 2015 0 comments

Budget day: “We mustn’t pull London down”

Media centreNews Today’s Budget contained some positives for the Capital, but perhaps the most important element was the Chancellor’s statement that “We can’t pull the nation up by pulling London down”. This reflects a growing acceptance of the important role London plays

March 18, 2015 0 comments

More planning powers for Mayor is good news for London

Media centreNews Commenting on the Budget announcements, Jonathan Seager, head of housing policy at London First, said: “It is good news that the Mayor of London will get greater powers over planning and the ability to develop the riverside wharves: the challenge

March 18, 2015 0 comments

London First priorities ahead of the Budget

Media centreNews Ahead of the Budget tomorrow, Baroness Jo Valentine has written to chancellor to layout our priorities for the Budget. Dear George I write ahead of your Budget statement on 18th March 2015, which will be followed shortly by the General

March 17, 2015 0 comments

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