Analysis
Analysis
Analysis

Jo Johnson: new minister for London could do the capital some good

Labour have been scathing. “Jo Johnson should at least be intimately acquainted with the problems London faces,” a spokesperson for the regional party said. “After all, his brother caused most of them.” The Greens have […]

Culture

London Mayors at Christmas, past and present

Christmas broadcasts by London Mayors have yet to embed themselves in the festive viewing habits of the capital, but Sadiq Khan has made a decent job of looking back at a year scarred by terrorist attacks and the Grenfell […]

Comment

Guest article: London can still learn from the Abercrombie Plan

This is the first article for On London by Chris Paddock, director of the economic development consultancy Regeneris. Given that it fell on the first anniversary of the European Union Referendum, it is unsurprising that […]

Comment
Analysis

How can the Conservatives progress again in London?

How can the Conservatives recover in the capital? The thrashing of Zac Goldsmith in the 2016 mayoral election marked a new low in terms of both outcome and approach. But June’s general election results were […]

News

‘People’s estates’ could ‘return to council control’ as Capco prepares new Earls Court masterplan

Property giant Capital and Counties (Capco) is preparing a new masterplan for the controversial Earls Court redevelopment project under which Hammersmith and Fulham Council would require two council-owned housing estates that have been earmarked for sale […]

Reportage
Comment

Boris Johnson EU referendum report advised against invoking Article 50

Although a Remainer I’ve tried to keep an open mind about Brexit: uncertainty was inevitable and it is too soon to assume that catastrophe is guaranteed; London’s economy is resilient and its financial services sector in particular […]