Stephen Knight

London Assembly Member

Liberal Democrat
3 May 2012


  • Deputy Chair of the Economy Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Member of the Environment Committee
  • Member of the Housing Committee
  • Member of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority - LFEPA Register of Interests
Key Issues
London’s economy, jobs & growth, GLA budget, environment & air pollution, fire safety
Register of Members' Interests - Stephen Knight
Register of Members' Interests - Stephen Knight
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Stephen has been an elected councillor in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames for more than 16 years, and is currently Leader of the 15-strong Liberal Democrat Group on Council. He was Deputy Leader of the Council between 2006 and 2010.

Stephen studied Physics at Southampton University, where he was elected President of the Students’ Union. After working in both the voluntary and private sectors, he worked for London Councils (formerly Association of London Government) as a political adviser to senior London councillors. He has been chair of governors of St Mary’s & St Peter’s Primary School in Teddington for more than a decade.

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Contact details:

City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

Telephone: 020 7983 4381


Press releases for

News from Stephen Knight: Oxford Street pollution levels highlight how Mayor’s timid proposals to tackle air pollution are inadequate
5 January 2015

Stephen Knight AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson, commenting on the news that Oxford Street has already exceeded the annually permitted number of breaches of the hourly nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution limit value, with Brixton Road expected to do so as well, said:...

News from Stephen Knight: Polluting central London should not be a privilege for the wealthy =
27 October 2014

Stephen Knight AM , Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson, commenting on today’s launch of a consultation by the Mayor and Transport for London on an Ultra Low Emission Zone for London said:

News from Stephen Knight: Making Oxford Street a place to be enjoyed, not endured” - Oxford Street is doomed to decline unless pedestrians are put first says
21 October 2014

The long term future of Oxford Street as an international shopping centre will only be secured if it moves towards permanent pedestrianisation, says a new report out today by Stephen Knight, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson.  The report argues that Oxford Street