News

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.

PIC invests £250m in debt issued by City of London

The Pension Insurance Corporation, a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has invested £250m in debt issued by the City of London Corporation for an ambitious programme of major projects designed to benefit the Square Mile, London and the UK.

Canada and UK future ...

Today I joined a fascinating discussion on the consequences of the new minority government in Canada.

Queens Award for Engineering

It was wonderful today to join a celebration of the pioneers of the GPS system who received the Queen Elizabeth Award for engineering.