Tougher clean air legislation

The City of London wants law makers to get tough on polluting emissions from combustion plants such as boilers, generators, off-road mobile-machinery and combined heat and power plants. It also wants to see a crackdown on idling engines. As a member of both Policy and Resources Committee and Port Health and Environmental Service Committee I have supported the City’s efforts to accelerate progress.

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Preventing homelessness and rough sleeping

Last week I joined the first meeting of the City Corporation’s new homelessness and rough sleeping sub committee – important timing as we start preparing for the winter. Together with Alderman Luder I represent the Police Committee on this sub committee and I had the privilege to be elected as deputy chair under the leadership of my colleague Cllr Marianne Fredricks.

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The City: Beyond Financial Services – Education

The City of London is best known as a global centre for financial and professional services – and rightly so. But there is so much more to the City. This year I will use a series of posts on my blog to highlight how the City makes a difference to our communities in London and beyond. Starting with something very close to my heart: education.

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