Why We Made 'Secret City'

Why We Made ‘Secret City’

David Priestland writes in The Guardian: “Ever since London challenged Amsterdam as the west’s main trading hub in the 17th century, a “merchant”-style capitalism has…

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Banks and Quantitative Easing EDM

Banks and Quantitative Easing EDM

Parliamentary Early Day Motion That this House notes with considerable anger the report in the Financial Times of 18 October 2011 that a commercial bank…

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The City of London and slavery

The City of London and slavery

The City of London and slavery: evidence from the first dock companies, 1795–18001 By Nick Draper The City of London and slavery – Nick Draper

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The tax haven in the heart of Britain

The tax haven in the heart of Britain

By Nicholas Shaxson New Statesman, 24 February 2011 There is an institution with a murky history and remarkable powers that acts like a political and…

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Parliament and Parliamentarians

Parliament and Parliamentarians

Lee Salter, Parliament and Parliamentarians: The Worrying Case of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill Parliament and Parliamentarians

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On the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill

On the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill

Malcolm Matson speech to his Petition to the Commons Committee on 12th May 1999 against the above Bill. Malcolm Matson Speech to petition – 12…

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The Last Rotten Borough

The Last Rotten Borough

The case for sweeping constitutional reform of the Corporation of London in the context of the proposals for a directly elected Mayor and Greater London…

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Parliamentary Preview

Parliamentary Preview

Secret City launches with a special preview screening at the House of Commons on 16th October 2012. Further previews will follow, to be announced.

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