Any other business - 18/10

While Mayor of London Boris Johnson is away on an official visit to China, the Greater London Authority (GLA) is still hard at work. Just yesterday, City Hall released a report into the economic contribution of “Older Londoners”, finding that despite popular misconceptions, the capital’s elderly residents contribute £53bn to the economy. However, the GLA’s choice to class anyone over 50 as “older” may well raise some greying eyebrows.