Housing crisis: the economic impact revealed

Media centreNews Data released ahead of major business intervention in the housing debate Rocketing house prices and rents are costing London’s economy over a billion pounds a year and thousands of jobs, according to new research published today. The data also shows

October 12, 2015 0 comments

Overseas students are a British export success

Media centreNews Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled tough new measures to deal with immigration to the UK in a speech at the Conservative Party Conference. Specifically on student visas, the Home Secretary said “too many” students were not returning when their visas

October 6, 2015 0 comments

Business rates: the devil is in the detail

Media centreNews Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the Uniform Business Rate is to be abolished with local authorities set to retain business rate income. Local authorities will also have the power to reduce business rates, while authorities that adopt an elected mayor will have

October 5, 2015 0 comments

Lord Adonis move gives boost to Crossrail 2

Media centreNews Lord Adonis has been announced as the chair of the newly created National Infrastructure Commission, a body set up by George Osborne to advise the government on new infrastructure projects. The NIC will start work immediately with an initial focus

October 5, 2015 0 comments

Zac Goldsmith named Conservative 2016 Mayoral candidate

Media centreNews Zac Goldsmith has won the contest to be the Conservatives’ 2016 Mayoral candidate. While his vision and plans for London will become clearer in the run-up to the election, Zac gave his thoughts on some issues – including housing, transport

October 2, 2015 0 comments

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