Mayor's press releases

Mayor views aviation expansion in Singapore led by British expertise
27 November 2014

The Mayor of London has warned that while the UK Airports Commission flies up a blind alley the rest of the world is already building new runways and terminal buildings that are designed and built using British expertise and which will put them well ahead of the UK in the race for new global...

Mayor of London heads to Far East to boost trade and investment for capital
26 November 2014
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will build on his work to create jobs and growth, and promote London to the world as a major investment destination as he leads a trade mission to Singapore, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur this week.
Deputy Mayor unveils new online tool to track speed of court cases in London
26 November 2014

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh, has unveiled a new online tool to help Londoners see the speed at which offenders are brought to justice, as he pushes forward the Mayor’s pledge to ensure swifter and surer justice for victims of crime in the capital.

Countdown to 2015 begins – last chance to book for London's New Year's Eve fireworks
26 November 2014
  • Final tickets to be released in daily batches from 1-15 December
  • Up to four tickets per person can be booked on official website via www.london.gov.uk
Mayor visits high-tech Ford engine plant in Dagenham
25 November 2014

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today visited the state-of-the-art Ford engine plant in Dagenham.

 

Healthier staff can boost the bottom line for businesses
24 November 2014

More London organisations are recognising that investing in staff’s health and wellbeing makes business sense.

Published on behalf of London First: Confident school leavers want money, not fame
21 November 2014
  • Issued on behalf of London First and the Mayor of London

Mayor sets benchmark for London schools
21 November 2014

London education report published, shows 86 per cent of London schools rated good or outstanding. Mayor wants London to compete with high achieving education systems around the world. New drive to increase music education in all London schools.

Leaders of London and the UK's core cities vow to drive forward devolution to achieve greater freedoms for jobs and growth
20 November 2014

Leaders of London and the UK's core cities vow to drive forward devolution to achieve greater freedoms for jobs and growth

Mayor of London hails London’s greenest firms at Business Energy Challenge awards
20 November 2014

• 59 businesses sign up to the inaugural Business Energy Challenge reducing energy across 1000 locations including shops, restaurants, banks and office premises
 

Festive fun as London celebrates Christmas and brings in the New Year
20 November 2014

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is supporting a series of free events to help Londoners and visitors to the capital celebrate Christmas and bring in the New Year. The Mayor says: 'London is one of the best places in the world to celebrate Christmas and the New Year, with hundreds of events...

Mayor of London appoints new Chairman of London Sustainable Development Commission
13 November 2014

The Mayor of London has appointed a new Chairman of his London Sustainable Development Commission, and tasked him with helping the capital meet the environmental challenges posed by a population that is set to increase by 37 per cent to more than 11 million people by 2050.

 

Deputy Mayor confirms sale of New Scotland Yard
13 November 2014

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh, has confirmed the sale of New Scotland Yard.

Mayor introduces new part-time worker fare deal as part of real terms fares freeze
12 November 2014

• ‘Pay as you go’ caps cut will provide fairer and more affordable travel for flexible and part-time workers
• Savings for some customers using ‘Pay as you go’ could be up to £600 per year

Senior figures from around the world gather in Amsterdam for global debate on role of arts and culture in success of cities
11 November 2014

• 25 world cities to critically examine impact of culture economically and socially, at a domestic level and on the international stage
• Debate on role of artists and creativity in engineering the transformation of cities
• How cities can support and sustain talent and innovation...

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