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Hard Choices — How much should the nation spend on building new homes?

A £20 billion brick wall’ stands in the way of the government’s ambition to deliver its promise of building 300,000 homes a year in England, according to a new report for London First by leading economics consultancy Volterra.

Paying for Crossrail 2

London can meet the government’s challenge to pay half the cost of Crossrail 2, and for funds to be raised during construction. This Proposal follows backing from National Infrastructure Commission for Crossrail 2 to go ahead. 

Crossrail — 40 Years in the Making

The significance of the Elizabeth line will quickly be taken for granted by commuters racing to and from the office and visitors to London but it stands as a permanent reminder of what a world city can – and should – do if consensus is built to galvanise mere ambition.

An Employment and Skills Action Plan for London

For the first time, business leaders across London’s sectors have come together to analyse detailed evidence on current and future labour market challenges and put in place a
comprehensive and cross-cutting Employment and Skills Action Plan for London.

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