Let London levy a tourist tax to benefit all of us

Sadiq Khan
August 2013
Evening Standard;8/ 1/2013, p15
LONDON generates a lot of wealth, not just in financial services but also in sectors such as manufacturing, media and tourism. But while the devolved nations have taken more control over their economic development, London is still at the whim of the Treasury and central government. Despite the huge wealth and opportunities our city generates, we have some of the poorest boroughs in the country, a housing crisis that is spiralling out of control and rising numbers of people sleeping rough on London's streets.


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