We’re approaching Victorian levels of inequality, and London’s more unequal than anywhere else in the country. Here, the richest 10 percent hold two thirds of...
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...
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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Lee Salter, Parliament and Parliamentarians: The Worrying Case of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill Parliament and Parliamentarians
Malcolm Matson speech to his Petition to the Commons Committee on 12th May 1999 against the above Bill. Malcolm Matson Speech to petition – 12...
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...
Working beyond the authority of parliament, the Corporation of London undermines all attempts to curb the excesses of finance
Bryn Phillips contesting a byelection is a breath of fresh air. The City should be about more than lobbying for the financial sector
This declaration has created the prospect of civic renewal and the challenging of unaccountable, powerful elites.
The British financial services industry spent more than £92m last year lobbying politicians and regulators in an ‘economic war of attrition’ that has secured a string of policy victories.
The years go by but for the corporation retaining London's status as a premier-league financial centre remains key
A collection of articles from The Guardian under the subject of 'lobbying'.
Bryn Phillips, a 32-year-old writer and community organiser, is to contest byelection for the Square Mile's local authority.
One of the big challenges of international financial regulation is the existence of offshore financial centres. Concerns focus on money laundering, financing of terrorism and the hiding of fortunes of kleptocratic rulers.
A political safari of the City of London where experts explain how it all went wrong? Tom Meltzer finds it fascinating – and comes away with a bit more more sympathy for bankers.
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