MD1431 Events for London Programme 2015-16

Type of decision: 
Mayoral decision
Code: 
MD1431
Date signed: 
30 January 2015
Decision by: 
Boris Johnson MP (past staff), Mayor of London

Executive summary

The Mayor has a statutory duty to hold public consultation events; develop and promote London as a destination and gateway for the UK; and promote social development in London.  Events have a profound potential to bring economic and social benefits to London, and major events in particular can raise the city’s profile and present a positive image to the world’s media.  This Mayoral Decision approves the 2015-16 Events for London programme with an estimated net cost of £1,145,000 and the intention to seek sponsorship to enhance the events.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice