Stephen Knight

London Assembly Member

Party
Liberal Democrat
Tenure
3 May 2012
Responsibilities

2014-15

  • Member of the Economy Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Chair of the Environment Committee
  • Member of the Housing Committee
  • Member of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority - LFEPA Register of Interests
Constituency
Londonwide
Key Issues
London’s economy, jobs & growth, GLA budget, environment & air pollution, fire safety
Salary
£53,973
Register of Members' Interests - Stephen Knight
Register of Members' Interests - Stephen Knight
Gifts and Hospitality
Stephen Knight Gifts and Hospitality

Biography

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.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

Contact details:

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

Telephone: 020 7983 4381

Email: stephen.knight@london.gov.uk

Press releases for

News from Stephen Knight: Clean air for London's school children should not be a charitable affair
26 September 2014

 

Stephen Knight AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson, commenting on the decision by Addison Lee founder John Griffin to fund the first 500 schools-based air quality sensors to monitor air quality through the ‘AirSensa’ project said:

News from Stephen Knight: Public Health England research provides just further evidence that air pollution is the second biggest public health issue facing the
10 April 2014

Stephen Knight AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson, commenting on today’s Public Health England report “Estimating Local Mortality Burdens associated with Particulate Air Pollution said:

News from Stephen Knight - Mayor should stop trying to get around European air laws
20 February 2014

Stephen Knight AM, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly environment spokesperson, commenting on the European Commission’s decision today to launch legal proceedings against the UK for its failure to meet nitrogen dioxide limits, said

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