Mayor's press releases

Deputy Mayor unveils plan to tackle hate crime in London
2 December 2014

A new app to make it easier for victims to report hate crime online is one of a raft of new measures aimed at tackling hate crime in the capital to be unveiled by the Deputy Mayor for Policing And Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh tomorrow (3 December).

Mayor urges UK firms to grab business opportunities in Malaysia
1 December 2014

• Architects Bjarke Ingels Group wins competition to design Malaysia Square in Battersea.

Too many Londoners still in the dark about HIV 30 years on
1 December 2014

National AIDS Trust and Mayor of London join forces to raise awareness and tackle stigma

Mayor & Indonesian President build stronger economic ties between London & Jakarta
30 November 2014
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson today met the newly elected President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo to build stronger economic, business and education opportunities between Jakarta and London.
Mayor cultivates fruitful botanical relationship between London and Singapore
29 November 2014
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today (Saturday 29 November) confirmed Kew Garden’s position as the world’s leading centre of expertise for botanical science as he visited Singapore’s Botanic Gardens and highlighted the important role o
Masterchef winner joins 300 children to tackle food waste at Mayor’s volunteering summit
28 November 2014
300 London schoolchildren were joined by Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers and Unilever Project Sunlight to plan how to tackle food waste and food poverty in this year’s Team London Youth Summit. 
Deputy Mayor intervenes to keep residents in their homes
28 November 2014
The Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh, has intervened to stop the sale of properties in Raynesfield, Merton and ensure residents can remain in their homes.
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
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.