• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Mark Kleinman-GLA
 

Mark Kleinman-GLA

on

  • 1,079 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,079
Views on SlideShare
1,079
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Mark Kleinman-GLA Mark Kleinman-GLA Presentation Transcript

    • The Growth Challenge and the role of the Mayor Mark Kleinman, Assistant Director, Economic and Business Policy, GLA
    • London’s Economy: Strengths and Threats
      • Vast, global city economy
      • Job growth of 800,000 between 1996 and 2008; possibly another 750,000 by 2031 – 5.45 million in total.
      • International centre of trade and innovation
      • Resilient, diverse economy
      • Strong globally competitive position
      • But threats to competitiveness, worklessness, quality of life
    •  
    •  
    •  
    • Cities drive national economic growth
      • London’s growth will drive national recovery (jobs, GVA, deficit reduction)
      • Mayor’s economic role strengthened in Localism Bill; LDA folding in to GLA
      • Frameworks for growth in EDS and London Plan
      • Central government initiatives, e.g Tech City East
      • Greater South East scale and context
    • London mega-city region
      • Advanced Producer Services (APS) information flows connect towns & cities at a global ‘mega-city-region’ scale. The mega-city region “is the fundamental urban reality of the early 21 st century (Sir Peter Hall) The mega-city region “is the fundamental urban reality of the early 21 st century” (Sir Peter Hall)
    •                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    • Mayor’s Economic Development Strategy: Key Themes
      • London: World Capital of Business
      • Improving London’s Competitiveness
      • Transforming to a low-carbon economy
      • Extending economic opportunity
      • Investing in London’s future
      • EDS is a long-term high-level strategy
    • How the Mayor supports growth
      • Maintaining and improving London’s competitiveness
      • Role of the GLA Group – planning, transport, procurement
      • London Enterprise Partnership – working with London business and boroughs
      • International Promotion of London – London and Partners
      • Strategic use of European Programmes
      • Quality of life issues
    • Thank You