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Letter to editors on Good Work Standard

Dear Editor, I want to urge businesses across our local community to sign up to the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard, launched this week. In doing so, they’d be playing their part in raising the bar when it comes to promoting workers’ rights and workplace wellbeing, whilst also boosting their business’ stability. To achieve accreditation, employers are required to […]

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Barnet is the 12th most expensive place to rent in the country on local average salary

Barnet is the twelfth most expensive place to rent in the country when local average salaries are taken into account, new analysis of the latest figures from the National Valuation Office and the Office of National Statistics has revealed. Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, is backing the Mayor’s calls for rent controls to be put in place in […]

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July MQT answers

Brexit and austerity Question No: 2019/14511 Andrew Dismore Has Brexit intensified austerity in London and led to a decline in living standards for Londoners? Brexit and austerity The Mayor Last updated: 23 July, 2019 Yes. Since the referendum result, a weakened pound has inflated food and energy prices and exacerbated an already challenging cost of living. Economic growth has slowed […]

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