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Chuka Umunna MP on Brexit: business is too important not to be a loud voice in this debate

Blog Chuka Umunna, former shadow Business Secretary and a London MP who has boldly spoken out to advocate a business-friendly Brexit, recently spoke at a London First dinner.  Following this dinner, he has shared his personal views in the piece below

March 22, 2018 0 comments

Moving forward on Crossrail 2

Blog David Leam, Executive Director, London First TfL and the Department for Transport (DfT) have announced a new Independent Affordability Review into Crossrail 2 to examine ways of making the scheme more affordable. Mike Gerrard, the former managing director of Thames

March 22, 2018 0 comments

Are we seeing a spring in the step-change for housing?

BlogNews & resources Mairéad Anne Carroll, Programme Director, Housing Following on from last week’s announcement of revised changes to the National Planning Policy Framework, there were hopes the Chancellor’s Spring Statement could see government further cement its commitment to solving the nation’s housing

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Three key conversations at Cannes- MIPIM 2018

BlogNews & resources With nearly half of our members attending MIPIM each year, it’s clearly an important diary date for the London First community. Our mission to “make London the best city in the world in which to do business” emerged from some

March 16, 2018 0 comments

Why London will remain resilient through Brexit

BlogNews & resources In this current environment with the apparent lack of political decisiveness over what Brexit means for all of us, it is easy to be despondent on where the London economy sits. However, if one looks behind the politics thankfully there

March 16, 2018 0 comments

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