This note follows our Financial Services Bill briefing provided ahead of the Bill’s second reading in the House of Lords and provides our comments on the amendments tabled for discussion in committee.
Our work balances tackling issues that have an immediate and pressing impact on our members and looking ahead to anticipate what will be necessary to ensure that London remains the world's best city in which to do business 20 to 30 years in the future.
This note sets out London First’s views on the Financial Services Bill, which received its second reading in the House of Lords on the 11th June.
London First's working group of business leaders, chaired by former Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis, was set up to examine the case for a new rail link beneath central London. This interim report sets out the initial conclusions on the need for Crossrail 2 and identifies a number of key principles that should underpin further work.
London First response to the GLA's Land for Industry and Transport Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance consultation.
Speech by Baroness Jo Valentine: A New Strategy for UK Aviation – The Case for New Hub Capacity, given at the Transport Times Aviation Conference on 18 April 2012.
London First submission to the Transport Select Committee Inquiry on Reforms of the Railways. This was submitted to the Treasury Select Committee on 18 April 2012 and was accepted as evidence on 25 April 2012.
London First submission to the Department for Communities and Local Government's Review of the Barriers to Institutional Investment in Private Rented Homes
This report, commissioned by London First in conjunction with the City of London and City Property Association looks at the long-standing concerns from developers about the challenge of securing a reliable and timely connection to the electricity network for new projects, particularly in the City and the West End where there is often little spare capacity.
London First response to The Revised London Housing Strategy Consultation