News releases issued by the London Assembly's External Relations Office and by individual Assembly Members are listed below by date in descending order (i.e. most recent first).
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The Mayor has opted to clear London’s backlog of housing need over 20 years instead of the 10 years he initially proposed , the Planning Committee heard last month from a Greater London Authority Official.
Public meetings and events coming up next week:
Wednesday 12 March
Team Commonwealth Reception
6.30pm in London’s Living Room, City Hall
The London Assembly Health Committee  heard today that strategic leadership is needed to manage health care on a London-wide scale.
The London Assembly has urged the Mayor to create more part-time jobs for parents to balance work with caring responsibilities and meet his manifesto promise “to create 20,000 part-time jobs to help parents return to work”.
The London Assembly is urging the Mayor to use his planning strategy to give greater protection to pubs in London.
London is the sixth wealthiest city in the world, but over the past two years the capital has seen a 400 per cent increase in Londoners turning to emergency food aid.
The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to set out clear criteria to define under what circumstances he will use his power to call-in planning applications to City Hall.
A motion agreed unanimously by the London Assembly today calls on Mayor Boris Johnson to take action to limit excessive subterranean development across London.
The London Assembly today called on Mayor Boris Johnson to press Whitehall to reverse cuts to programmes designed to reduce energy consumption in the capital.
Can London’s health services cope with future demand on resources?
London Assembly Members will tomorrow question Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.
Subjects for questioning include:
With former police and fire stations up for sale and Transport for London becoming a property developer on sites like the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, how will the Mayor achieve maximum value for London from the Greater London Authority (GLA) Group’s substantial land and property holding
Change is in the air in Tottenham, with £41 million of the Mayor’s Regeneration Fund (MRF) , including match funding being invested in regeneration projects to reinvigorate a riot damaged community.