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Fifty Thousand Homes

London needs to be building around 50,000 houses per year and is currently only building about 20,000. We are initiating a campaign setting out the steps needed to achieve this change of scale. In particular, we will lobby ahead of the General Election on changes which the Government can make to help, followed by setting out our expectations ahead of the Mayoral election in 2016.

Let Britain Fly

London First launched the independent Let Britain Fly campaign in November 2013 with the support of a coalition of over 100 national business leaders, business organisations, industry bodies and economists.

After almost three years of campaigning to expand the south-east’s airport capacity, the government has finally announced its clear support for a third runway at Heathrow Airport. London First will now work to ensure the expansion gets delivered, and our government’s aviation policy keeps us trading with the rest of the world.

London is one of the world’s leading cities, giving the UK a place on the global stage and acting as a gateway to investment across the country. But the capital has a serious housing shortage...

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London First launched the independent Let Britain Fly campaign in November 2013 with the support of a coalition of over 100 national business leaders, business organisations, industry bodies and...

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