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Q&A: Conservative London Mayor hopeful Joy Morrissey on housing, crime and what a female mayor could bring to City Hall

Ealing councillor Joy Morrissey is probably the least known of the three politicians from whom London Conservatives will choose their candidate for the 2020 London Mayor election, almost certainly to challenge Sadiq Khan. Born in […]

Analysis

Is London floating above Brexit or about to be brought down?

Centre For London’s latest facts and stats bulletin on the capital’s vital signs offers cherries to pick for protagonists on either side of the Brexit divide. The anti-Brexit Evening Standard highlights a slowing of the capital’s population […]

News

TfL funds more cycling schemes for under-represented groups

Transport for London is investing nearly a quarter of a million pounds in encouraging social groups under-represented in the capital’s cycling population to take up travelling by bicycle. Up to 30 community and not-for-profit organisations have until 17 September […]

Comment

Jack Brown: We need to bridge the gap between London and the rest of the UK

London needs more than £35 billion of investment in its five biggest infrastructure projects, according to a recent Mayor of London-commissioned report by Greenwood Strategic Advisers, Mind the Gap. This investment could boost the UK’s economy […]

Analysis

Cecil Sagoe: what the introduction of estate regeneration ballots will mean for London

Cecil Sagoe is an assistant policy officer at the housing charity Shelter. This article originally appeared on Shelter’s website. Estate regeneration schemes proposing demolition have been politically controversial over the last decade. Now, the London […]

Analysis

Private hire vehicles might soon have to pay the London congestion charge. What difference would it make?

The short answer to the headline question is “not very much” in terms of reducing congestion, according to a study conducted for Transport for London (TfL) by financial policy consultants Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA). […]

Analysis

London Tories name their mayoral candidate shortlist. Why we should care.

The Conservatives have drawn up a shortlist of three candidates to be their challenger to Sadiq Khan in the 2020 London Mayor election. A longlist of 10 was whittled down following interviews yesterday and party members […]

Comment

Dave Hill: Westminster’s new Oxford Street plan had better be good

For half a century London’s planners and politicians have been trying and largely failing to solve the problems of Oxford Street, the most famous retail avenue in the world. In 1971, a study commissioned by […]

News

Brexit will make London less safe unless government acts on security concerns, says Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan has said that Londoners’ safety will be put at risk unless the government pays more attention to the security implications of leaving the European Union in its Brexit negotiations. At his monthly Mayor’s […]