The current pandemic is an awful event. I hope you are all staying safe and well, and that our business community bounces back quickly. In the meantime here is the UK Government Advice - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
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.
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.
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.
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.