Category: London

Integrated riverside communities – key to London’s future

The next Mayor of London has the challenge of sustaining a growing city, whilst addressing the cost and shortage of housing, improving transport infrastructure, all while cutting carbon emissions. It looks like the east of London is set to provide much of the land needed for new housing. New river crossings, tube stops, train stations,

More devolution for London?

Yesterday LCCI’s Chief Executive Colin Stanbridge gave evidence to the London Assembly’s Devolution Working Group, which is looking into the Government’s plans to devolve business rates, in full, to local government.  LCCI welcomes in principle the developments around business rates, and we have long called for London to be given greater control over its finances

London must not be left behind

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for renewed investment ahead of next month’s Spending Review. Making representations to the Treasury the Chamber has said that the government must ensure that London is not overlooked or left behind in the push to secure roll-out of greater devolution across England. LCCI Chief Executive Colin Stanbridge (below) said: