As part of our White Paper, produced with We Are The Fair and the NTIA, Access talked about the night time industry with Justine Simons OBE, deputy mayor for culture and creative industries, Greater London Authority

She said: “The night-time economy matters to London. It contributes billions to the economy, employs 1.6m people, and helps shape all aspects of life in the capital. At City Hall, we are determined to give all Londoners the opportunity to enjoy the capital’s fantastic cultural riches, day and night.

“That’s why the Mayor appointed the Night Czar and the Night Time Commission, and why we are working together with boroughs, residents and night- time businesses to make sure the city works for everyone, 24 hours a day.”

In related news, London Mayor Sadiq Khan recently responded to the Night Time Commission’s report ‘Think Night: London’s neighbourhoods from 6pm to 6am’ recommendations…

Mayor of London responds to Night Time Commission’s advice

The Political Economy of Informal Events, 2030 was commissioned and published by Mash Media. Foreword by: Julian Agostini, (MD, Mash Media), Alan D Miller, (chairman, The Night Time Industries Association) Nick Morgan (CEO, We Are The Fair). It was written and edited by James Woudhuysen, visiting professor, forecasting & innovation, London South Bank University. (Advisory team: Tom Hall and Paul Colston).

The print version of report is available for £7.99, but it can be viewed for free online now.