16 March 2012

Green light for London lane rental

Boris Johnson has won another battle in his war on disruptive roadworks, as the Department for Transport today confirmed London will be the first city in the UK that can charge utility companies for the amount of time they dig up roads.

The Mayor successfully lobbied Government for the introduction of lane rental as part of his longer-term strategy for improving roadworks management to increase coordination amongst organisations and free the streets from unnecessary disruption.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, economy, London, transport | Tags: Business, Lane rental, Roadworks, Transport

24 March 2011

London is open for business

Backing up Boris's efforts to create the most competitive business environment for the capital, yesterday's Budget measures - easing rules on overseas corporate profits and cutting corporation tax by more than expected to 23% - signaled London is open for business.

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Categories: Fighting London's corner | Tags: Business, Fighting london's corner, London

23 March 2011

Boris secures London enterprise zone

Boris Johnson has secured another great deal for London from central government in today's Budget.

The capital has just been named in the Budget as the location of one of the country's 11 new enterprise zones. These enterprise zones will help create jobs and opportunities and make London one of the most competitive environments for business in the world.

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Categories: Fighting London's corner | Tags: Achievements, Business, Jobs, London