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Olympic budget – Shift in focus needed to ensure regeneration legacy

News Archive London business has today urged Government to put the legacy back in focus or risk jeopardizing the opportunity to regenerate east London. Responding to the Government announcement on the Olympics Budget, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of influential business organisation London

April 17, 2007 0 comments

Can London go it alone?

News Archive Should London jettison the rest of the UK and go it alone? Is the capital becoming the next Hong Kong or Singapore – a city state in all but name? In a debate this evening (26 March) organised by London

March 26, 2007 0 comments

Lyons report – response

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, responded to the publication today of Sir Michael Lyons’ Review of Local Government Funding. She said: “For London First, it’s a watershed moment. We are delighted. London First helped Sir Michael’s team engage

March 22, 2007 0 comments

London Olympics: Government urged to ‘look after the legacy’

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine calls for a Cabinet-level Olympics Legacy Minister, to deliver the longer term economic and social legacy beyond 2012. Speaking on Thursday (01 March) in a House of Lords debate on the Economic and Social Benefits of the

March 1, 2007 0 comments

Access key to unlocking the Gateway

News Archive Crossrail vital to link homes and workplaces A national conference of urban regeneration experts today heard how proposed East-West rail-link Crossrail is the urgent and vital key to unlocking potential in the Thames Gateway. The Regenex conference on sustainability and

March 1, 2007 0 comments

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