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Mayor's press releases

Mayor praises Kit Malthouse and James Cleverly for their service to London as Deputy Mayor and LFEPA chair step down
23 February 2015

The Mayor of London has confirmed that his Deputy Mayor for Business & Enterprise, Kit Malthouse AM, will step down from his role next month and thanked him for his service to the capital.

Mayor acts to ensure all part-time workers benefit from fares reductions
20 February 2015

•         Transport for London (TfL) to provide automatic refunds to those who incur a higher fare than the former off-peak daily cap in outer London (Zones 4-6) twice or more in a week

Mayor names London's first Housing Zones
20 February 2015

The Mayor has today named London's first Housing Zones. In nine boroughs, spanning the length and breadth of the city, the new Zones will bring forward enormous regeneration and transform key areas of the capital, with £260m of new investment to deliver 28,000 much needed new homes across the...

Mayor delivers council tax cut for special constables in London
19 February 2015

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has today confirmed that all serving special constables who live in the capital will be eligible for a £150 council tax cut, as he delivers on his pledge to reward those uniformed volunteers who support policing.

Mayor of London welcomes London's Chinese New Year celebrations
19 February 2015

The Mayor of London is supporting London's Chinese New Year celebrations, which take place in Trafalgar Square and Chinatown on Sunday 22 February and mark the start of the Year of the Sheep. The annual event is one of the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of Asia and large crowds...

Mayor calls for volunteer force to help Londoners go online
17 February 2015

The Mayor of London is calling for an increase in efforts to ensure every Londoner has access to the internet and digital services.

Deputy Mayor announces major expansion of services for victims of gang-related violence
17 February 2015

Specialist youth workers, dealing directly with young victims of gang crime, will be placed in every hospital major trauma centre (MTCs) to support victims and reduce youth violence in London under the major expansion of a ground-breaking project announced today.  

London and New York reaffirm their global crime fighting partnership
12 February 2015

·        Mayor and New York Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton, visit high-tech intelligence hub as they herald crime progress in both cities

Judges line up to select London’s best student ‘green’ business idea
12 February 2015

London’s brightest students have a week left to apply for a £20,000 prize fund to get their dream ‘green’ business idea up and running.

London tops Google poll of most searched for city by US students
11 February 2015

London is the most popular city in the world among US students who are looking to study overseas, according to new internet search results published by Google today (11 February).


Booming London technology sector attracts record funding from US investors
11 February 2015

American investors are putting more money into London-based technology companies than ever before, according to new figures to be revealed by the Mayor of London today (11 February).

Mayor of London publishes blueprint for major regeneration of London Riverside
10 February 2015
A blueprint for creating thousands of new homes and jobs along the River Thames has been published by The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.
Mayor’s plans for London’s road network step up a gear as he visits Boston’s ‘Big Dig’
9 February 2015

The Mayor of London today [8th February] revealed further details of plans to deliver his bold vision for the future of London’s road network, aimed at reducing congestion, creating new public spaces and encouraging more people to walk and cycle.

US healthcare companies join the rush to London with £26m new investment
9 February 2015
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed the capital’s position as a leading centre for life science research and development on the second day of his US trade mission to drum up new business for the capital.