The GLA calls London’s diversity "its biggest asset”, offering an edge globally and with sector peers. At the same time, urban debate should reflect the people who use and deliver city services. That’s the thinking behind a new speaker diversity pledge launched by Future of London and supported by the Mayor of London.
Planning officers across London dealt with nearly 77,000 planning applications in the year to March 2016. How can boroughs manage this workload more efficiently?
On 17 August, Future of London organised a field trip to Barking & Dagenham to explore three borough-led Build to Rent schemes.
On 19 July, Future of London visited Deptford to find out more about Lewisham council’s plans for the area, in particular encouraging SME workspace provision alongside the town centre regeneration.
Future of London’s 15th July Brexit briefing shared insight from leaders in our cross-sector network on the implications of Brexit for London.