The Economy Committee scrutinises the work of the Mayor relating to economic development, wealth creation, social development, culture, sport and tourism in London, including the Mayor’s role as chair of the London Enterprise Panel.
Diversity in apprenticeships
The Economy Committee is investigating the growth of apprenticeships in London with a particular focus on diversity in apprenticeships.
Published a report, EU exit and financial services, which looked at the impact of Brexit on this important sector for the UK economy.
Produced a report, London's Hourglass Economy, which looked at London's labour market and the state of London's economy since the 2008 financial crisis.
Visited two flagship London enterprises, Brompton Bikes and the Central Research Laboratory, to examine the current state of manufacturing in the capital. The Committee then wrote to the Mayor of London about the importance of manufacturing.
Visited Tech City to explore the barriers to inclusive growth facing London’s Digital Economy.
EU exit and financial services - November 2016
Letter to the Mayor of London on manufacturing - February 2016
The Hourglass Economy: An Analysis of London's Labour Market - February 2016
Feedback and news coverage
What was said
In response to ‘A Mayoral Manifesto for the Digital Economy’, John McLaren-Stewart, Managing Director, AT&A Insurance Brokers and Tech London Advocate said:
"This a pretty cool bit of work. It cuts through the waffle, is erudite and gets straight to the point with a clear delivery. It could of course be replicated for the UK as a whole..."
In the news
Small nurseries could go to the wall over 30 hours - Nursery World
The capital needs more diverse tech talent, says London Assembly report - Computer Weekly
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