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Business group calls for Crossrail 2

News A second Crossrail scheme is needed in London from the South-West to the North-East, serving Clapham Junction, Victoria, Euston, Kings Cross St Pancras, Islington, Hackney and Seven Sisters, and detailed planning of a suitable scheme needs to start now. That’s

May 21, 2012 0 comments

Heathrow immigration queues: Border Force failing its task and failing the UK

News Commenting on unacceptably long immigration queues at Heathrow, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “The Border Force must up it’s game – it is failing in its task and failing the UK, and it’s simply not good

April 29, 2012 0 comments

No justification for Tube strikes

News Commenting on this week’s Tube strike action by the RMT union Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “It’s hard to see any justification for turning what is basically an internal dispute into disruption and inconvenience for tube

April 24, 2012 0 comments

Heathrow expansion versus a new hub airport

News Speech by Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, setting out why Heathrow should be included in Government’s review of aviation at the Transport Times conference “The case for new aviation capacity and where it should be located.” Download

April 18, 2012 0 comments

Government sees sense over immigration cap

News Commenting on Government’s decision not to lower the immigration cap, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “I’m glad Government has seen sense and made no further changes to the cap level. But it must now commit to

April 4, 2012 0 comments

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