Historic appointment: New City of London Police Commissioner

Angela McLaren is set to be appointed as the new City of London Police Commissioner, following a meeting of the Court of Common Council at Guildhall.

With diversity and inclusion at its heart, Angela McLaren’s recruitment was overseen by the City Corporation’s Police Authority Board, which makes sure that the force runs an effective and efficient service, ensuring value for money in the way that the force is run, and setting policing priorities that take into account the views of the local community.

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Welcome news: Waterloo & City Line is reopening in June

Welcome news this week with the announcement from Transport for London (TfL) that the Waterloo & City line will re-open in June, following 15 months of closure. As member of the City Corporation’s Policy and Resources Committee I’ve lobbied continuously for the reopening of the line at the earliest opportunity to help commuters get into work safely and support recovery of the Square Mile.

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Ward of Cheap team annual report 2020

As the City will soon be re-emerging again from lockdown our 2020 annual report from the Ward of Cheap team gives an update on my work together with my ward colleagues as elected representatives over the last 12 months, and how we are helping to accelerate the City’s recovery and develop a blueprint for the Square Mile to remain internationally competitive and locally vibrant. 

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City of London Corporation puts culture at the heart of recovery

The City of London Corporation has reinforced its commitment to embedding culture at the centre of the Square Mile’s post-Covid recovery with a series of commitments to the sector. I was pleased to be able to support a phased approach to a major renewal of the City’s leading cultural destination, the Barbican Centre, at our Policy and Resources Committee.

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