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Speaker(s): Sian Berry, Zac Goldsmith, Sadiq Khan, Caroline Pidgeon, Peter Whittle
Chair: Colin Stanbridge
Recorded on 28 January 2016 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Ahead of the 2016 London Mayoral elections, this event will allow the candidates from the main political parties to outline how they intend to sustain the London economy and support businesses if elected, addressing key questions over more devolution to the capital, funding critical infrastructure, and creating a more vibrant and entrepreneurial economy.
Candidates participating include:
Sian Berry (@sianberry), Green Party
Zac Goldsmith (@ZacGoldsmith), Conservative Party
Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan), Labour Party
Caroline Pidgeon (@CarolinePidgeon), Liberal Democrats
Peter Whittle (@prwhittle), UKIP
Welcoming speeches will be given by Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Professor Tony Travers, Director of LSE London, a research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Tim Donovan is BBC London's Political Editor.
The event is arranged by London Tomorrow, a thought leadership initiative facilitated by London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with EY and supported by London City Airport.
LSE London (@LSE_London) is a specialist research centre focusing on analyses of London's economy and broader metropolitan issues in a comparative context. The centre has a strong international reputation particularly in the fields of labour markets, social and demographic change, housing, finance and governance, and is the leading academic centre for analyses of city-wide developments in London.
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