Published on April 22, 2008
London Economic Summit: London Economic Summit 08 February 2006 Mary ReillyLDA Chair: Mary Reilly LDA Chair The agenda for London What is our vision for London?: What is our vision for London? Sustainable economic success. Maintaining and strengthening London’s position as the world’s leading global city. What is a ‘global city’ ?: What is a ‘global city’ ? Global cities: Have a direct impact on global affairs. Are key financial centres. Have extensive global networks. Are a home to international businesses. Are culturally and politically powerful. What does this mean for London? London’s global position: London’s global position What makes London a leading global city? A fast-growing economy and population. World class education facilities. A model democracy. International centre for creative and cultural industries. A strong specialisation in financial and business services London the global city : London the global city World Economic Forum competitiveness figures – UK in 13th place. Improving the business environment: Enhance quality of London life. Invest in innovation. Focus on high value industries. A changing economic world : A changing economic world China will be the second biggest economy by 2020 Rapid growth in India and Russia Change is an opportunity: Specialisation in finance, insurance and law. Attract new business and new investment from growing economies. Strength in diversity : Strength in diversity London’s diversity: Opens up access to global markets. Creates investment opportunities. Creates real business benefits. Creates an open, energised culture. BAME groups will account for over 80% of the increase in working age population by 2016. Strength in diversity : Strength in diversity Four key themes central to London’s economy. Developing infrastructure and places. Developing people. Developing enterprise. Developing marketing and promotion. Integrated decision making and planning : Integrated decision making and planning Key policy areas: Planning. Waste management. Housing. Skills. Outcomes: Reduce duplication. Increase transparency. Deliver better services. 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games : 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games A major catalyst for change: Employment. Education. Housing. Health. Meeting needs and aspirations of the community. Real benefits for Londoners: Employment opportunities. Business contracts. Improved infrastructure. Increased tourism. Working today to shape the London of tomorrow: Working today to shape the London of tomorrow
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