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Business verdict on Mayor’s emissions charge: “a dog’s breakfast”

News Archive London First, the influential business organisation representing London’s 300 leading companies, today described the Mayor’s proposals to make thousands of cars exempt from congestion charging as ineffective and a cause of increased congestion in the capital. Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief

October 19, 2007 0 comments

Revised London Plan – comment on Planning Inspector’s Report

News Archive In response to the Planning Inspector’s report into the revised London Plan, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of business organisation London First, said: “The inspector has introduced some common sense into the Mayor’s policy on Heathrow. Of course the environment – both local

October 10, 2007 0 comments

Crossrail investment will protect and promote UK business success

News Archive “Good for investment, good for jobs, good for Britain” was the business verdict on the expected inclusion of Crossrail in the Chancellor’s three year spending plans to be announced in Parliament today. Business group London First lauded the Chancellor’s decision

October 9, 2007 0 comments

London business provides final piece in Crossrail funding jigsaw

News Archive The Government’s decision finally to give Crossrail the go-ahead was today met with applause and relief by London’s business community. London First, which represents over 300 of the capital’s leading companies, has been urging Government to agree a funding package

October 5, 2007 0 comments

Crossrail meeting with Ruth Kelly – London First comment

News Archive Commenting on Crossrail, following this afternoon’s meeting with Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State for Transport, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of business organisation, London First, said: “There has always been wide agreement by business in London that it should pay towards

September 20, 2007 0 comments

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