John Biggs

London Assembly Member

Party
Labour Party
Tenure
3 May 2012
Responsibilities

2014-15

  • Chair of the Audit Panel
  • Chair of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Member of the Police & Crime Committee
Constituency
City and East
Key Issues
Transport, Health, Equalities, Regeneration, Economy, Skills & Employment
Salary
£53,973
Expenses
John Biggs's Expenses
Register of Members' Interests - John Biggs
Register of Members' Interests - John Biggs
Gifts and Hospitality
John Biggs Gifts and Hospitality

Biography

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.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

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

Telephone: 020 7983 4350
Email: john.biggs@london.gov.uk

Press releases for

News from John Biggs:Low income families in Tower Hamlets being forced out of central London
18 December 2014

Low income families in Tower Hamlets being forced out of central London

News from John Biggs:Tube ticket offices in Newham set to close from April
9 December 2014

Labour London Assembly Member John Biggs has condemned the Mayor of London’s announcement that tube station ticket offices in Newham would close from April next year alongside huge cuts to staffing levels.

News from John Biggs:Tube ticket offices in Tower Hamlets set to close from March
9 December 2014

Labour London Assembly Member John Biggs has condemned the Mayor of London’s announcement that tube station ticket offices in Tower Hamlets would close from March next year alongside huge cuts to staffing levels.

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