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John Biggs

London Assembly Member

Labour Party
3 May 2012


  • Chairman of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Constituency
    City and East
    Key Issues
    Transport, Health, Equalities, Regeneration, Economy, Skills & Employment
    John Biggs's Expenses
    Register of Members' Interests - John Biggs
    Register of Members' Interests - John Biggs
    Gifts and Hospitality
    John Biggs Gifts and Hospitality


    John is in his fourth term as Assembly Member for City and East London. He is a former leader of Tower Hamlets. A Graduate of Chemistry, Computer Science and of Law, John previously worked as an analyst in the City and as Director of a political pressure group.

    He Chairs the Assembly Budget and Audit Committees and leads on the budget for the Labour Group on the London Assembly. John has a keen interest in regeneration and played a major role in the Thames Gateway project. His priorities this term include maximising the post Olympic benefits for East London.

    He was previously Vice Chair of the London Development Agency and Deputy Chairman of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation. John is an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London and is a Governor of Birkbeck College, University of London.

    John was elected Executive Mayor of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on 11th June 2015. John is also a Member of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).

    Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

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

    Telephone: 020 7983 4350