Darren Johnson

London Assembly Member

Green Party
3 May 2012


  • Chair of the London Assembly
  • Chair of the Housing Committee
  • Member of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Member of the GLA Oversight Committee
  • Member of the Transport Committee
  • Member of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) - LFEPA Register of Interests entry
Key Issues
Reducing traffic, improving public transport, tackling London's housing crisis, ending poverty pay, providing jobs and opportunities for young people
Register of Members' Interests - Darren Johnson
Register of Members' Interests - Darren Johnson
Darren Johnson's expenses
Gifts and Hospitality
Darren Johnson Gifts and Hospitality


Darren was elected to the London Assembly in May 2000 and has also served as a Green councillor in Lewisham since 2002.

Darren is Chair of the London Assembly and previously served as Chair of the London Assembly (2009-10) and as Deputy Chair (2008-9 and 2012-13).

Darren is Chair of the London Assembly's Housing Committee and is a strong advocate of measures to protect tenants and make housing and rents more affordable in London. As Chair of the Assembly’s Environment Committee (2004-2009 and 2010-11), Darren led Assembly investigations into a range of topics including: flood risk in London, Heathrow expansion and the loss of London’s street trees. He has been a consistent advocate of measures to reduce traffic, improve public transport and promote cycling and walking. As a member of the Fire Authority he  has been an outspoken opponent of fire station closures.

Darren was born in 1966 and lives in Lewisham with his partner, Dean. He is a graduate of Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

Contact details:
City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

Telephone: 020 7983 4964
Email: darren.johnson@london.gov.uk

Press releases for

News from Darren Johnson AM: Buses as dangerous as lorries for cyclists, but not as fatal
11 April 2014

Figures published today show a comparison between the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured by Heavy Goods Vehicles, compared to major injuries and deaths caused by buses.

News from Darren Johnson AM: Cyclist killed by HGV at junction TfL dropped from safety review
3 April 2014

Darren Johnson AM has responded to the news of a cycling fatality in London this morning. The collision happened at 10am at Ludgate Circus junction in the City of Westminster.