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UK business and innovation strong says Secretary of State

Tonight I joined Greg Clark the Secretary of State for Business to celebrate UK businesses and promote our leading position in fintech and finance to support innovation.  His speech was opportunistic not with rhetoric but example after example of successful start up stories and long standing busi

Spitalfields the very best fruit market

Early morning visit to Spitalfields with the Lord Mayor, to see first hand why it’s the best fruit and vegetable market in the UK, and discuss our ambition to keep it so!

Biotech and Brexit

Great honour today to be the keynote speaker on Brexit at BioTrinity.

Markets moving to Barking

The Court of Common Council, the City of London Corporation’s main decision-making body, has today agreed its preferred site to consolidate and relocate three historic wholesale food markets, subject to public consultation.

Supporting careers

The London Careers Festival is an enterprise of the City of London Corporation and will be taking place across the City 17-21 June, with the Guildhall hosting two days (Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 June).

Ultra low emission zone

The Ultra Low Emission Zone in central London is now live.

As part of the Mayor of London’s action to help clean up the air breathed by millions of Londoners, on Monday 8 April 2019, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) went live in central London.

Freedom and Joy for Sophie Timms

Today as part of our 100 women nominated to receive the Freedom of the City of London I was delighted to support Sophie Timms who works in Tower Ward for her support of women in the city.  It was a wonderful experience and a pleasure to play a small part in her ceremony.

Smithfield and the Mayor of Greater London

Today I was delighted to join Chairman of the Smithfield Tenant Assocaition and Councilman Greg Lawrence on his tour of the market with Sadiq Khan.  It is very helpful to have a tenant assoacition take this proactive approach to engagement.