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).
Please note that all news releases with titles beginning 'News from' are the views of the individual Assembly Member identified in the release and do not necessarily reflect the views of the London Assembly or the Greater London Authority.
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When the clock strikes midnight on Monday morning, 30 March, the official pre-election period begins at City Hall.
This means there will be no media activity for a total of six weeks, as specific restrictions on communications are in place.
A significant proportion of London boroughs do not have access to ecological expertise when processing planning applications. This means that planning permission could be granted with little or no regard for the impact on local wildlife.
The Mayor of London today announced the introduction of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London and stated that £65 million has been earmarked to support London taxi drivers’ transition to zero emission capable taxis.
London is not well prepared for the risks of severe weather - and climate change is likely to make things worse. The most vulnerable in society, particularly the elderly, are at the greatest risk from the effects of our changing climate and severe weather events.
“These allegations are of historic, high level corruption of the most serious nature.”
Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) Deputy Chair, Sarah Green (March 2015).
The Metropolitan Police reported 1,612 child sexual exploitation (CSE) referrals from January to October 2014. Yet, child sexual exploitation is not currently one of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) 7 priority areas.
Has the London Bridge station disruption affected you?
How has your daily commute changed?
Could the chaos have been prevented?
Is anyone taking responsibility?
What knock-on effects have you experienced? Extra childcare? Missed meetings?
The London Assembly  questions the Mayor, in public, ten times a year at Mayor’s Question Time meetings, as part of its role of holding him to account .
The role of the Assembly is to act as a check and balance on the activities of the Mayor.
Why was Advanced Business Parks (ABP) chosen as preferred partner for the redevelopment of Royal Albert Dock (RAD); and what was the involvement of the city’s promotional body, London & Partners (L&P)?
63% of Londoners are worried about becoming victims of fraud through using online banking or by using their credit or debit cards on the internet.
Crossrail 2 is a proposed brand-new rail line, connecting the south west and the north east of the capital, via Chelsea, King’s Cross and Haringey.
Transport for London (TfL) is increasingly moving towards cashless operations on many of its services – but what benefits can customers expect?
- New stadiums can generate vast financial returns for a football club, but what positive impact are they having on the local community? There is limited hard evidence about the actual economic benefits of stadium-led regeneration.