John Biggs

London Assembly Member

Labour Party
3 May 2012


  • Chair of the Audit Panel
  • Chair of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Member of the Police & Crime Committee
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.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

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

Telephone: 020 7983 4350

Press releases for

News from John Biggs:Residents petition to extend the 330 bus route to Whipps Cross Hospital
25 March 2014

John Biggs AM today (25th March) received a petition at City Hall from residents demanding an extension to the 330 bus route so it terminates at Whipps Cross Hospital.

News from John Biggs:Mayor challenged on flaws in his new community police plan
19 March 2014

 John Biggs AM has challenged London Mayor Boris Johnson at today’s Mayor’s Question Time on flaws in his Local Policing Model in Spitalfields and Banglatown which have seen serious spikes in violence and burglary.

News from John Biggs:London’s A&Es in midst of winter crisis
23 January 2014

 A new report published today shows the pressure London’s Accident and Emergency Departments are facing this winter in treating older people.