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Building a fairer London – Final Report Launch

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The London Fairness Report will be launched at 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday 15th March at The Deck, National Theatre.

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The London Fairness has had a range of media coverage about our events, engagements and recommendations both from journalists and commissioners.   Lord Victor Adebowale – Chair Lord Adebowale: “It’s not about what I think, it’s about what Londoners think.” Is London Fair? The Black Cab Interviews   Commissioners Four in five Londoners think their city […]

Message to the next mayor: make London a fairer city

Polling published today, one week before Polling Day for London on 5 May 2016, conducted on behalf of the London Fairness Commission by Survation, shows a demand for the next Mayor of London to make London a fairer city. The poll shows a 15% gap between candidates for London Mayor Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan. […]

Charles Booth, Toynbee Hall and early inquiries into ‘London Fairness’

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Jerry White is a London Historian, Professor at Birkbeck College and a London Fairness Commissioner.   Toynbee Hall, in London’s East End, has been very much the midwife to the London Fairness Commission (LFC). It is here that we meet together and where our staff are based, and it is at the heart of a […]

The origin of Fairness Commissions

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A look at the origins of the London Fairness Commission and Fairness Commissions more generally.

London Fairness Commission on Film

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Get an insight into the the process of the London Fairness Commission and motivations and views of some of the commissioners in these films.

The London Fairness Commission’s Final Report

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The London Fairness Commission has today published it’s Final Report, following the first inquiry into ‘fairness’ in the capital for 125 years. The release of the Final Report is will be marked by an event at the Deck of the National Theatre and will include a ‘job interview’ for candidates for Mayor of London.

Moving from problems to action

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‘We aimed to hold a public enquiry that started with questions rather than answers, and that would build a set of recommendations for a fairer London that reflected the responses we received’ – James Scott

Open Space Event Reports

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See the reports from our Open Space events asking Londoners, ‘What do we need to do to make London a Fairer City?’

Young Londoners face unique challenges

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‘Young Londoners face unique challenges from transitioning from education to employment. They are in competition with those from across the world who wish to move here’ – Peter Estlin.

Call For Ideas

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We want to hear your ideas about what fairness means in London, whether London is a fair city, and what would make our capital a fairer city.  In order to consider these big questions, we would like you to submit your views, including stories about your experiences, supporting analyses and suggestions for how things could […]