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The Olympics last year was just one phase in what is the evolution of this global city," said Matt Luscumbe, senior vice president of InterContinental Hotels Group.

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Government plans that could temporarily halt developments with a mix of social classes have been condemned by experts and politicians in east London.

Last week's announcement proposes to allow developers to appeal against a council's affordable housing requirements if they make schemes unviable.

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Greenwich plays hosts to millions of day-trippers each year but the town is about to move up a level thanks to images flashed around the world during the Olympics, according to the area's MP.

Labour's Nick Raynsford said new hotels springing up would keep people in the Royal Borough for longer, benefitting businesses.

RaynsfordELECT.jpgMP Nick Raynsford has accused the Nationwide Building society of, "walking away from the inner city, from its history, and from social and economic responsibility".

The MP for Greenwich and Woolwich slammed the building society's decision to close seven branches in south-east London, during a House of Commons debate on Friday.

RaynsfordELECT.jpgMP Nick Raynsford will lead a debate in the House of Commons tomorrow over Nationwide Building Society's decision to close seven branches in South East London.

The MP for Greenwich and Woolwich has accused the building society of turning its back the area following the announcement of planned closures that will leave almost 670,000 people without a branch.