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LDN Weekly – Issue 60 – 16 January 2019

LONDON ENDURES

Theresa May’s administration has suffered an almighty blow in Parliament and is bracing for a vote of no confidence later this evening. All bar eight of the capital’s 73 MPs voted to reject the Prime Minister’s deal, including 13 of the capital’s 21 Tories; Remainers such as former misters Jo Johnson and Justine Greening joined arch-Leavers including Zac Goldsmith and Theresa Villiers to condemn the Government to a huge defeat.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 59 – 9 January 2019

OFF TO A ROCKY START...

...is the unavoidable impression emerging from 2019’s first couple of weeks, with MPs rebelling against the government only days before the ‘meaningful vote’ on Brexit and with the capital’s main business associations expressing substantial concerns about the plans for and outcomes of secession from the EU.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 58 – 19 December 2018

BAH HUMBUG TO BREXIT

All EU secession pains and worries aside – and just a week shy of Christmas – politics and business in London are still rattling on as briskly as ever.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 57 – 12 December 2018

IT'S ALL HAPPENING THIS WEEK

While everything is overshadowed by the delayed Brexit deal vote and a vote of no confidence of Theresa May this evening, much is also afoot in London.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 56 – 5 December 2018

THE MAYOR'S SHILLING

It’s crunch-time for Sadiq, as the finances of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Transport for London (TfL) – Crossrail in particular – come under ever-increasing scrutiny.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 55 – 28 November 2018

BUDGET BLUES?

The Mayor has been facing a rough ride of late – with more to come – as Assembly Members go through his proposed budget for 2018/19 with a fine comb and the National Audit Office prepares to investigate Crossrail Ltd.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 54 – 21 November 2018

SADIQ IS ALL OVER THE PLACE

In this edition of LDN, almost half our stories cover news from City Hall, spanning everything from planning to crime, transport, air quality and sport.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 53 – 14 November 2018

LONDON'S INS AND OUTS

In the shadow of ongoing political churn in Whitehall and Westminster over the draft EU withdrawal agreement, this week’s edition features some high-profile resignations and appointments in the spheres of politics and development.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 52 – 7 November 2018

WHERE TO START?

This edition is jam-packed with stories covering planning, development, transport, by-elections, people moves and an exciting week for the LCA team.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 51 – 31 October 2018

A RATHER ‘MEH’ BUDGET

This year’s Autumn Budget Statement was a somewhat muted affair – not least because, as the Chancellor himself admitted, the vast majority of big tax and spending decisions had been announced or leaked in recent months.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 50 – 24 October 2018

TALE OF TWO KHANS

Two very different narratives about the Mayor of London have been making the rounds this week. One is the story of a Mayor struggling to meet his pledges to build new homes, tackle crime and deliver major transport projects. The other speaks of an enterprising Mayor flying to Brussels for talks with the EU and dishing out £1bn for new council homes.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 49 – 17 October 2018

LONDON BOROUGH BINGO

We’re well on our way to a full house in this issue, which covers news from Barnet, the City of London, Ealing, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Westminster.

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