LDA Foreign Investment

MQT on 2007-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2007
Question By: 
Andrew Pelling
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Please detail the amount of foreign direct investment into London secured under work done by the LDA since the creation of the Agency as broken down by sub-regional area within London.


Answer for LDA Foreign Investment

Answer for LDA Foreign Investment

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table below shows the breakdown by number of companies assisted and jobs created for companies assisted by Think London, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) agency supported by the LDA. Think London assisted FDI by London sub region, April 1st 2001 to 31st December 2006.

FDI by Number of As % Number of As % Sub Region companies Jobs created assisted by by companies Think London assisted by Think London

Central 307 59% 7,124 51% East 36 7% 1,262 9% North 12 2% 118 1% South 44 8% 1,198 9% West 121 23% 4,170 30% Total 520 100% 13,872 100%

Source: Think London January 2007