Wednesday 2nd September, 18.30-20.00

#LondonMayor: The Conservative Hustings

Shortlisted contendenders Zac Goldsmith, Syed Kamall, Stephen Greenhalgh and Andrew Boff

pitch to become the Conservative Mayoral candidate in this first public hustings

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Issue 2: Technology

London Essays

Forthcoming Events


  • London Essays: Technology

    6th July 2015

    Issue 2 of London Essays looks at how technology is changing London and the lives of its people,​ and the role new technologies can play in addressing the city's challenges​.

  • London Essays: Soft Power

    13th April 2015

    Centre for London launches London Essays, a new journal for London. Each issue focuses on a particular theme or challenge of relevance to London and other cities. Issue 1 looks at London's soft power.

  • This Is For Everyone: Connecting Young People and the Tech City Cluster

    25th March 2015

    How can we best address the digital skills shortage facing East London's 'Tech City' cluster? We call for London's tech firms to collaborate in scaling up a series of digital learning programmes to meet the skills gap and boost local employment.

  • Trading Places: Maximising London's Exports Potential

    10th November 2014

    Trading Place looks at the changing patterns of London’s exports and of the value and accessibility of services designed to support forms with export potential.


  • 5 big challenges for London: Can the next Mayor tackle them?

    2nd September 2015

    Potential candidates are competing to earn their party's nomination in next year's Mayoral election. But are some of the capital's biggest challenges beyond the Mayor's control?

  • A New Beat

    21st August 2015

    The Economist looks at the legacy of Teach First, and highlights our 2014 report Lessons From London Schools.

  • The Whirlpool Economy

    20th August 2015

    Centre for London Associate Charles Leadbeater is featured on Radio 4's Four Thought programme.

  • The Future of East Thames Crossings

    25th July 2015

    Centre for London's Research Manager Sam Sims appeared on BBC London news to discuss our recommendations for Thames crossings development.