Results tagged “George Osborne”

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An ambitious scheme to create a cultural quarter in east London to rival the South Bank is about to take shape.

The Olympicopolis scheme could see a 600-seat theatre for Sadler's Wells and V&A exhibition space all housed in a single building within four years.

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Chancellor George Osborne hailed Tech City and its role in the future of banking at a meeting at Canary Wharf on Wednesday.

He was launching Innovate Finance at Level39 and said he believes London can lead the way in Fin Tech.

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George Osborne said east London was "one of the most exciting places to be" when he visited the newest Crossrail tunnel under the Thames today.

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Those affected by the Canary Wharf bomb of 18 years ago say they feel forgotten by the Government.

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The representative of the capital's businesses has hit out at the Chancellor's Budget after it failed to back fixed river crossings in east London.

Colin Stanbridge, chief executive of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has long campaigned for a bridge and a tunnel between Dartford and central London.

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