City of London

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A tiny part of central London not fully subject to the authority of parliament.

The City of London is a tiny part of central London to which special laws apply. It has its own police force, the City of London police.


It is the only jurisdiction in the UK not fully subject to the authority of parliament.[1] This is occasionally exaggerated to suggest it is "a sovereign city-state, completely separate from London".[2]

Control technology

On 24 December 2016, the BBC announced on the advice of MI5 and "counter-terrorism police" that "a "ring of steel" costing £5m had been proposed to protect the skyscrapers in London's "Square Mile" from terrorist attack," including manned checkpoints, rising street bollards and crash-proof barricades. It made reference to the Berlin Christmas market attack.[3]


Groups Headquartered Here

City of London School1442 JL
N M Rothschild & Sons