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Wonderful Spitalfields supporting London and the NHS

New Spitalfields Market traders donates produce for those affected by COVID-19


Traders at London's historic New Spitalfields Market have donated more than 40 tons of fruit and vegetables for distribution to food banks and vulnerable people.


Covid-19 Information

In this challenging and worrying time I wanted to make information know to our residents of how the City Corporation is trying to help -

Millions to support the homeless

Yesterday I was very pleased to vote for and support a key initiative to help our homeless.  The City Corporation will now be funding a 24/7 assessment hub for rough sleepers in the Square Mile and a new 30-bed hostel have been given the green light.

Rt Hon David Jones MP honoured

Today it was a great pleasure to introduce as a sponsor the Rt. Hon. David Jones MP to receive his Freedom of the City of London. It is a recognition awarded to people who have achieved success in their chosen field, as David has on our behalf as an MP and Minister.

London welcomes 71st Signals Regiment

Many years ago I had the privilege to serve with the Inns of Court and City Yeomanry, who form 68 Squadron of the 71 (City of London) Yeomanry Signal Regiment.  Today we welcomed them to the Guildhall marking their privileged status as a regiment of our city.

London Government Dinner

2020 is well underway with the advent of the London Government dinner.  The Mayor of Greater London, the Lord Mayor of London and civic leaders from across the metropolis gathered to hear the annual speeches of the leader of London councils and our Mayors.