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Launch of Skills London 2012 Apprenticeships vital to business and Government

News As National Apprenticeship Week continues, London First, in partnership with Prospects and the National Apprenticeship Service, has announced the dates for Skills London 2012. Taking place on 23 and 24 November, Skills London – the biggest careers and skills event

February 9, 2012 0 comments

Response to Transport for London’s consultation on river crossings in east London

News Commenting on Transport for London’s consultation on a proposed package of river crossings in east London Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “In the long run, we will probably need crossings at both Silvertown and Beckton to

February 6, 2012 0 comments

Government wrong to rule out growth at Heathrow

News “Heathrow runway three is the most credible option to meet London’s urgent need for more international flights and Government is wrong to rule it out of its aviation review” – just one of the findings in a report launched today

February 1, 2012 0 comments

Commenting on Government’s plans to consult on a Thames Estuary airport

News Commenting on Government’s plans to consult on a Thames Estuary airport Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “Government’s recognition of the need to increase air hub capacity is encouraging and welcome – but a new airport in

January 18, 2012 0 comments

Granary Building scoops Mayors top prize for planning excellence in London

News A 19th century granary store that has been spectacularly transformed into a university for the arts has scooped the Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence at the London Planning Awards. The Granary Building, which dates from 1851 and once managed the

January 16, 2012 0 comments

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