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London can’t wait: Government must act to unlock Stansted’s potential

Blog Tim Hawkins, Corporate Affairs Director, Manchester Airport Group (MAG) As owners of London Stansted Airport, we have seen passenger numbers and our network of international connections grow rapidly over recent years. Offering more choice and lower fares for Londoners has

July 11, 2017 0 comments

Placemaking in London; not just a pretty place

BlogNews & resources Sara Parkinson, Planning and Development Policy Director, London First  As a global economic hub, it is no wonder our capital attracts the rich diversity of people who call London their home. Whilst it may be the employment opportunities that first

June 27, 2017 0 comments

Why London needs a seat at the negotiating table

BlogNews & resources John Dickie, Director of Strategy and Policy, London First  As Her Majesty officially opened Parliament, Brexit negotiations naturally dominated the Queen’s Speech, with the Great Repeal Bill the draw of the day.  But, anyone in the business of keeping Britain

June 21, 2017 0 comments

Brexit needs business views

BlogNews & resources John Dickie, Executive Director of Strategy and Policy, London First  Getting the right terms for Britain’s future relationship with the EU is the most important challenge any government has had to meet for decades. The election campaign saw little discussion

June 15, 2017 0 comments

London’s overseas property buyers – debunking the myths

BlogNews & resources Steve Cole, Housing Policy Director, London First  The role of overseas buyers in the London housing market has been a press staple over the last couple of years, and the source of much speculation. In 2016, the Mayor commissioned research

June 15, 2017 0 comments

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