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Mayor closes London for business in Shanghai

The Mayor of London was quick to lap up the publicity surrounding the recent launch of the Chinese Business Association (CBA) set up by the London Chamber of Commerce and…

Added value of Crossrail in Central London not fully exploited

At today’s Budget Meeting at City Hall, we discussed new funding mechanisms for infrastructure investment and in particular assessing the potential of the Community Infrastructure Levy(CIL) and Tax Increment Financing(TIF)….

Arab revolutionaries helping the Mayor out

¬† Despite the fare increases at the beginning of the year and service levels clearly not improving, one would be surprised to learn that passenger levels on London’s Transport and…

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…