Parliamentary Reception

Tongiht I was delighted to join my ward colleagues Anne and Marianne, along with the Lord Mayor and Policy Chairman at a reception to promote the issues of tenacity of London with Oarlaiamentarians.

City Giving Day

City Giving Day is a simple but impactful initiative that enables City companies and employees to celebrate and showcase their philanthropic and volunteering achievements, and encourage others to get involved.  Put simply, City Giving Day is good for business, good for employees, good for the Cit

Re-Elected Chairman of Markets

Hugely honoured to be returned as Chairman of Markets.  I look forward to completing our review and safe guarding the future of our wholesale markets.  Thank you to my colleagues for their support.

Bridging Divides - new charity aims

On  Monday 23rd April, the City Bridge Trust will be launching its new grant programmes, Bridging Divides. This follows an extensive review of its charitable funding and will see around £100m distributed over the next five years to tackle inequality across the Capital.

Portsoken Pavillion and Aldgate Square near Minories

Finally the works around St Boltoph without Aldgate church at the top of amino rises is completing.  

Portsoken Pavilion - The new social enterprise cafe, Kahaila, in Portsoken Pavilion, is now open!

RAF 100

The RAF was founded in 1918, merging the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.  The Guildhall Yard is presently hosting a wonderful display of that history, do come and see it!

Cyber Security Risk on our agenda

The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2018 names cyber security as one of its top areas of concern: Breaches are increasing, more than doubling over the past five years. Ransomware is on the rise. Critical infrastructure is being targeted by cyber-attacks.

Tower Wardmote

Tonight we held our Wardmote where local residents and business representatives come to ask questions of their elected representatives.

Innovate Finance Global Summit

The Global Summit of Innovate Finance, the body aiming to represent fintech met again today in London.  An impressive two days of policy, tech innovation and finance, that meet so effectively in London looking ahead to the future of our economic potential in London and Globally.