London looks to New York and Paris for advice on resilience in wake of Brexit

London is looking to the likes of New York and Paris to help it tackle the challenges of Brexit, population growth and infrastructure needs by sharing advice and ideas with 100 other cities.

City Hall has appointed London Assembly member Fiona Twycross as a new chief resilience officer to lead a “resilience strategy” for London, which will focus on infrastructure’s capacity to handle the capital’s growing population and transport and housing needs.

Other cities involved in the two-year, 100 Resilient Cities project include Singapore, Kyoto and Buenos Aires.

Other cites in the project include Singapore and Buenos AiresTwycross, Sadiq Khan’s deputy mayor for fire and resilience, said: “London faces huge pressures in the future, including the impact of Brexit on our economy, a severe lack of affordable housing and the challenges of tackling serious violence on our streets.”

Read entire article London looks to New York and Paris for advice on resilience in wake of Brexit | Alexandra Rogers | City AM

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