Category Archives: Economy

Dismore questions Mayor over Conservative threat to London’s economy

At today’s Mayor’s Question Time, Andrew Dismore AM, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden questioned the Mayor Sadiq Khan over the implications of the Home Secretary’s proposal to increase the earnings threshold for overseas workers. Mr Dismore asked: ‘What would be the impact on London’s economy of increasing the salary threshold for overseas workers coming to London to […]

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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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MQT Economy answers July 19

LEAP and Brexit Question No: 2019/12156 Andrew Dismore In the EU Exit Working Group in February, it was stated that the LEAP provides the Government with business intelligence relating to Brexit on a weekly basis. Are the Government taking your intelligence and recommendations on board? Answer for LEAP and Brexit The Mayor Last updated: 25 June, 2019 Officers are drafting […]

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Dismore questions Mayor over the impact of Brexit on Londoners’ living standards

At today’s Mayor’s Question Time, Andrew Dismore AM, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden, questioned the Mayor Sadiq Khan over the impact of Brexit on Londoners’ living standards and the economic prospects for Londoners of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.   Mr Dismore said: ‘Would you agree that Brexit intensified austerity in London and led to a decline in […]

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