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Business leaders share first thoughts on the Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Media centreNews London First members convened to discuss their initial thoughts on the government’s Industrial Strategy green paper, and the opportunities and risks it poses for London. The event was the first step in London First’s response to the green paper, which

February 20, 2017 0 comments

Certainty for EU citizens top priority for business

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO of London First As the EU bill goes to the House of Lords, I’m urging Members to support an amendment to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK. I have called on Peers to speak

February 20, 2017 0 comments

Airports NPS; steps towards letting Britain fly?

Media centreNews There was progress on a third runway at Heathrow Airport last week when the government published its draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), setting out the planning policy framework for a new northwest runway at Heathrow. David Leam, executive director

February 9, 2017 0 comments

The Housing White Paper and London: how many doors will it open?

BlogMedia centre Steve Cole, Policy Director, Housing, London First With months of speculation, the housing white paper was being touted as one of two things, the most combustible of barn burners or the dampest of squibs. So which has it turned out

February 8, 2017 0 comments

The Brexit white paper; a blank canvas for a new economic agenda?

BlogMedia centre Dr David Lutton, Executive Director of Policy, London First As the long-awaited white paper landed today, what can we take from the government’s objectives on Brexit negotiations? Seemingly, not much more than we were offered before. What is reassuring, is

February 2, 2017 0 comments

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