London stalling? The past, present and future of our capital’s economy

Wednesday 27 June 2018

London is often said to be a different country within the UK, and it’s living standards story differs from the rest of the country too. How dependent is post-financial crisis London on the City? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the capital’s labour market? How is housing shaping the living standards challenges Londoners face? … Continued


Capital gains? Taking on London’s living standards challenge

Thursday 7 January 2016

Incomes and Inequality

Keynote speech by Sadiq Khan, Labour candidate for London Mayor The new National Living Wage is set to transform low pay across Britain. But it will have far less impact in the capital where a far lower proportion of workers earn the legal minimum. Should London have a different approach to tackling low pay, and … Continued