Economic prosperity

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1405
Question By: 
John Biggs
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Costs of living are rapidly outstripping incomes in the capital. To what extent does this represent a threat to economic prosperity in the London?

Answer

Answer for Economic prosperity

Answer for Economic prosperity

Answered By: 
The Mayor

My concern is to do all I can to take Londoners out of poverty and dependence on benefits and to improve the life chances of Londoners, for instance through driving up employment opportunities and apprenticeships, promoting the London Living Wage, and improving standards in schools.