London – a Call to Action – consultation by NHS England (London Region)

Health leaders in London have called for radical and urgent change in the NHS given the capital’s growing and ageing population, higher than ever patient expectations and zero financial growth.

The new report, London: a Call to Action (published by NHS England), notes that life expectancy in London has risen by 5.2 years since 1990 – a year longer than the national average – but there are stark variations in life expectancy between boroughs. read more >

Revised Early Minor Alterations to the London Plan published

The Mayor has published his Revised Early Minor Alterations to the London Plan this month.

These Alterations, first published for public consultation in February 2012, deal with changes to Government policy and other developments (such as publication of the Localism Act and the National Planning Policy Framework) that happened too late to be taken into account in the London Plan published on 22 July 2011. read more >

Vision for Old Oak Consultation by the Mayor

Prompted by the Government’s proposals for a new High Speed 2 (HS2) and Crossrail station at Old Oak by 2026, the Mayor, Transport for London and the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing and Hammersmith & Fulham are consulting on a new vision for the area which forms part of the wider Park Royal Opportunity Area straddling the three Boroughs.

The closing date for responses to the consultation is Friday 6 September. read more >

Mayor’s 2020 Vision and Ambitions for London

This month sees the publication of a new vision for London by the Mayor. 2020 Vision – the Greatest City on Earth – Ambitions for London sets out the Mayor’s ambition to make London the best place to work, live, play, study, invest, and do business, with creating the conditions for jobs and economic growth being the key focus. read more >