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How do you get more homes built in Outer London?

Figures released by London First at its Building London Week event revealed that of the 26,458 new homes completed across the capital during 2017, only 3,278 were in Outer London, or just over 12%. That is despite the […]

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Why is London’s public transport being used less?

I took a vow long ago to never again attempt to use the Central Line during the morning peak. Things were so bad at Bethnal Green that westbound passengers were actually catching eastbound trains to […]

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Comment: Trump’s chumps help to keep Sadiq Khan strong

The disruption of Sadiq Khan’s speech to the Fabian Society yesterday by a bunch of English nationalist Brexiteer Donald Trump fans raised a question it is difficult to answer. Which is the greater, the nastiness […]

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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 […]

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Redbridge Council is set to ‘in-source’ waste services. What does it mean?

Next week, Redbridge Council’s cabinet will consider a report from officers recommending that it brings to an end the arrangement under which its waste and recycling services have been run for it by a private company and reverts […]

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Oxford Street transformation: where will all the buses go?

Buses are the public transport soul of this city, the workhorse mode of EveryLondoner. That is why their forthcoming removal from our most famous shopping street – Oxford Street – under Sadiq Khan’s pedestrianisation plans is […]

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Could London’s booming population start to fall?

In his foreword to his draft London Plan, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan writes of London’s population growing by 70,000 every year, to reach 10.5 million in 2041. Population growth has been London’s big story for […]

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Let 2018 be the year London renews its Good City ambitions

Optimism is a customary pleasure of New Year, but London enters 2018 with grounds for apprehension. For more than three decades the capital has grown in size and power, its population soaring and its economy booming, to […]