The Growth Challenge and the role of the Mayor Mark Kleinman, Assistant Director, Economic and Business Policy, GLA
London’s Economy: Strengths and Threats <ul><li>Vast, global city economy </li></ul><ul><li>Job growth of 800,000 between ...
 
 
 
Cities drive national economic growth <ul><li>London’s growth will drive national recovery (jobs, GVA, deficit reduction) ...
London mega-city region <ul><li>Advanced Producer Services (APS) information flows connect  towns & cities at a global ‘me...
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Mayor’s Economic Development Strategy: Key Themes <ul><li>London: World Capital of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Improving Lo...
How the Mayor supports growth   <ul><li>Maintaining and improving London’s competitiveness  </li></ul><ul><li>Role of the ...
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Mark Kleinman-GLA

  1. 1. The Growth Challenge and the role of the Mayor Mark Kleinman, Assistant Director, Economic and Business Policy, GLA
  2. 2. London’s Economy: Strengths and Threats <ul><li>Vast, global city economy </li></ul><ul><li>Job growth of 800,000 between 1996 and 2008; possibly another 750,000 by 2031 – 5.45 million in total. </li></ul><ul><li>International centre of trade and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Resilient, diverse economy </li></ul><ul><li>Strong globally competitive position </li></ul><ul><li>But threats to competitiveness, worklessness, quality of life </li></ul>
  3. 6. Cities drive national economic growth <ul><li>London’s growth will drive national recovery (jobs, GVA, deficit reduction) </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor’s economic role strengthened in Localism Bill; LDA folding in to GLA </li></ul><ul><li>Frameworks for growth in EDS and London Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Central government initiatives, e.g Tech City East </li></ul><ul><li>Greater South East scale and context </li></ul>
  4. 7. London mega-city region <ul><li>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) </li></ul>
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  6. 9. Mayor’s Economic Development Strategy: Key Themes <ul><li>London: World Capital of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Improving London’s Competitiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Transforming to a low-carbon economy </li></ul><ul><li>Extending economic opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Investing in London’s future </li></ul><ul><li>EDS is a long-term high-level strategy </li></ul>
  7. 10. How the Mayor supports growth <ul><li>Maintaining and improving London’s competitiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Role of the GLA Group – planning, transport, procurement </li></ul><ul><li>London Enterprise Partnership – working with London business and boroughs </li></ul><ul><li>International Promotion of London – London and Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic use of European Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of life issues </li></ul>
  8. 11. Thank You
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