London Tomorrow

London Tomorrow: Shaping Future Cities was a thought leadership initiative in 2015-16 facilitated by LCCI in association with EY and supported by London City Airport. 

 

It provided a platform for London’s leading thinkers and businesses to look at the biggest challenges facing the capital and explore innovative solutions to ensure London remains a successful global city.

The initiative explored three key areas:

How can London remain competitive as an 'entrepreneurial city'?

Entrepreneurs contribute significantly to the London economy, starting businesses, creating jobs and driving new innovations in sectors such as the creative and digital industries. This report considers what makes London a competitive city globally, and looks at ways to encourage innovation and entrepreneurialism in the capital. 

 

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Who pays for London's future infrastructure, and how?

London needs significant investment in infrastructure over the coming years to maintain its international competitiveness. Questions exists over how to fund large transport projects, meet growing housing needs and provide superfast broadband coverage across London. This report examines the capital's priority areas for spending, and addresses ways in which these could be financed.

 

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What level of devolution for London?

Calls for more devolution to London have increased considerably in recent years, with a rapidly growing population placing significant pressure on housing and transport infrastructure, threatening the capital's position as a world-leading economic centre. This report looks at polling that highlighted a surge in support for devolution to London and considers priorities for spending devolved taxation in order to stimulate the capital's economy.

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Why should I be Mayor of London Tomorrow?

Ahead of the 2016 London Mayoral elections, London Tomorrow hosted a debate featuring the main candidates vying to be the next Mayor of London. Zac Goldsmith for the Conservatives, Sian Berry for the Green Party, Peter Whittle for UKIP, Caroline Pidgeon for the Lib Dems and Sadiq Khan for Labour outlined how they would meet the challenges of London approaching megacity status.

You can watch the debate and read the summary report.

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