Alison Griffin has been appointed as Chief Executive of London Councils, the cross-party organisation which represents the 32 London boroughs and the City of London Corporation. She will take up her role in July.
Boroughs have expressed dismay at the overhaul of planning reforms included in the Queen’s Speech.
"We want to see even more women play leading roles in local government" - International Women's Day 2021
International Women’s Day 2021
London’s highways continue to suffer from chronic underinvestment, according to the fourth annual “State of the City” report.
98 per cent of children due to start primary school in London this September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools.
Statement on HRH the Duke of Edinburgh
New research from London Councils suggests a rising tide of job losses due to Covid-19's continuing impact.
One year on from the first national lockdown, London local government Leaders have written an open letter thanking London’s key workers, council staff and volunteers for their “outstanding” work during the Covid-19 pandemic.
London boroughs are championing Londoners who want to make the switch to electric vehicles through the delivery of more than 3,000 on-street charge points in residential areas. This makes up nearly half of the 6,500 charge point devices delivered across the capital in the last two years.
‘Bare minimum on addressing the homelessness crisis’ – London Councils responds to the Budget’s housing measures
The cross-party group London Councils has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to extend the £20-a-week uplift to Universal Credit for six months, but describes this as the “bare minimum” needed to stop homelessness rates increasing even further.
The upcoming Budget must support London’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic by giving local government the funding and powers to ignite the economy and boost jobs in an inclusive way, according to membership group London Councils.
93%of children due to start secondary school in London this September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools, data published on National Secondary Offer Day 2021 by the Pan London Admissions Board reveals.
Response to Government publishing data on coronavirus grant funding.