The loss of more than 80,000 EU-born workers was putting a “huge strain” on the capital’s hospitality and construction industries, the mayor will say, as he takes aim at the Government’s “hard-line” version of Brexit.
In his speech, he is expected to cite figures: “The number of businesses in our city experiencing at least one skills shortage has now risen to almost seven in 10.”
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Yesterday we asked: Are London public services worth a council tax hike?
The simple answer from @uta1886 on Twitter and Facebook users Plesca Petru and Steven Smith was: “No.”
Meanwhile, Evening Standard user SL46DW commented: “Try living in Dorset where the increase in council tax runs into three figures for far less in the way of services.”