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Tuesday 4th November 09:00 - 17:00

The London Conference 2014

With just six months to go until the 2015 General Election, this year's annual London Conference will provide a platform for discussion between leaders and experts on what a new government will mean for the capital's future

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The Brightest Star: A Manifesto for London

Centre for London launches a Manifesto for London, a bold agenda for the capital centred on the devolution of power from central government and strengthening the accountability of London leaders.

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Linking London: A New Generation of Crossings to Revitalise the East Thames

New river crossings are the key to unlocking the potential of the East Thames. This report from the Commission on East Thames Crossings, chaired by Andrew Adonis, provides a robust plan for delivering the new connections which will unify and bring new life to the area.

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How London fails modest earners and what should be done about it

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New research from Charles Leadbeater examines the increasing pressures facing London's 'Endies' - Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and how the capital can provide a better quality of life for workers and families on modest incomes

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Connecting Tech City

We are helping London's young people access work and training opportunities whilst addressing the skills shortage in our city's growing digital sector. Huge thanks go to all who helped make our crowdfunding drive such a success - the next stage starts here!

Forthcoming Events

  • What Shape Is Your City?
    3rd November 2014 6:00 pm

    Centre for London and New London Architecture bring together leading voices from London, Paris and New York to discuss what makes a successful city.

  • The London Conference 2014
    4th November 2014

    The London Conference is the annual gathering of London and international city leaders. The London Conference 2014 looks ahead to next year's general election and how it might affect the capital.

  • Give Us The Power: Does London need a new deal from Westminster?
    17th November 2014 6:30 pm

    Join us at the Guildhall for a public debate co-hosted by Centre for London and the Evening Standard. Has the time come for London to demand a new deal from national government?

  • The Big Smoke? Air Quality in London
    20th November 2014 8:30 am

    Should Londoners be concerned about the levels of air pollution in the city? What should policymakers be doing to improve air quality?

Publications

  • The Brightest Star: A Manifesto for London

    27th October 2014

    The Brightest Star, Centre for London's Manifesto for London, sets out a bold agenda for the capital, centred on the devolution of power from central government, alongside measures to strengthen the accountability of London leaders.

  • Linking London: A New Generation of Crossings to Revitalise the East Thames

    13th October 2014

    The Commission on East Thames Crossings, chaired by Andrew Adonis, put forward a robust plan to deliver new crossings to transform the East Thames

  • Hollow Promise

    15th September 2014

    Hollow Promise shows how London is failing the 'Endies' - 1/5th of London's workforce who are Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and what can be done to help them

  • Local Owners: Promoting Employee Ownership Locally

    4th July 2014

    Employee Ownership gives staff a stake in their work, and makes for more resilient and productive businesses. Policymakers are also increasingly growing aware of the potential EO holds in invigorating local economies. But what can be done to support its growth?

Updates

  • Manifesto says London must have more powers

    28th October 2014

    "A watershed report today goes further than ever before in demanding that the capital be allowed to control its own destiny. The Manifesto for London calls for the city to be handed sweeping powers over tax revenue, education, housing and welfare. It warns that unless London is freed from central control it will fall behind New York and Paris..."

  • Call for four new river crossings

    14th October 2014

    "Four new river crossings should be built in east London and Kent, from the Thames Barrier to Dartford, to unlock a wave of regeneration, according to a new report..."

  • The London state school success story

    29th September 2014

    John McDermott in the FT looks at our report on the dramatic rise of London's schools

  • Rosamund Urwin: Meet the capital's new tribes

    22nd September 2014

    "They are the London twentysomethings still housed with their parents, or scratching a living at the wrong end of zone five"