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New diasporas in London

Interestingly the Economist this week has commented on some new and emerging communities in London that l have certainly noticed in my neighbourhood, the French and Arabs. The former have not…

Grounded, alternatives to airport expansion

At the last GLA elections in 2008, all the Mayoral candidates and major political grouping were against the expansion of Heathrow airport with a third runway ( that includes the…

City of London Corporation call for extra flights at Heathrow

Following so soon on the back of the Mayor’s new study on increasing airport capacity in and around London, the City of London Corporation (CoLC) through its latest report, argues (quite incredibly!) for an…

DEFRA v GLA: How NOT to improve Air Quality

  Last week, for the first time, we heard the Mayor’s office openly disagreeing with central government over the proposal in the Localism Bill (clause 30), to pass on EU…

What is the price of a decent nights sleep in London?

Yesterday l attended the launch of a study by Delft and sponsored by HACAN on a ban on night flights at the House of Commons. It placed an economic valuation…