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 London Assembly yesterday urged the Mayor to push for a mandatory London Minimum Wage in order to halt a slide in the number of jobs paying the voluntary London Living Wage and to reflect the high cost of energy, rents and transport in the capital.
The London Assembly yesterday unanimously urged the Mayor to lobby the Government to sit down with the Fire Brigades Union and agree a deal to avert further industrial action over a pensions dispute.
The London Assembly has called for the Mayor and Transport for London to take urgent action to tackle the rising toll of Killed and Seriously Injured (KSI) pedestrians on London roads, by January 2014.
The London Assembly today passed on a motion welcoming proposals to introduce Capital Gains Tax for overseas investors buying London homes, in an effort to deliver parity between domestic and overseas buyers.
Figures obtained by Darren Johnson AM show that the Mayor has only built an average of 575 social and affordable rent homes with four or more bedrooms each year over the period 2011-12 to 2013-14, counting for 10 per cent of the total social and affordable...
The London Assembly today called on the Mayor, Sir Howard Davies and the Transport Secretary to look at how an independent regulator to protect those affected by aviation noise could be established through the Airports Commission.
The London Assembly today called on the Mayor of London to intervene with Home Secretary Theresa May over the treatment of Isa Muazu and recent attempts to deport him to Nigeria.
The London Assembly today sent its congratulations to Bill de Blasio on his election as the next mayor of New York.
What progress is being made towards establishing Safer Neighbourhood Boards  in every London borough as promised in the Mayor’s election manifesto?
Darren Johnson AM has responded to the Mayor’s announcement that fares on London’s transport network are to increase by 3.1% in line with inflation.
Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, commenting on the 2014 fare package that has finally been published today said:
Jenny Jones AM has responded to the results of a ComRes poll of 1,070 London adults - a quarter of whom said they were cyclists – carried out between 19th and 25th November.
The poll discovered:
The Mayor’s plans for London’s economy focus on specialised sectors such as digital creative, science and technology. In light of this, how will he ensure his proposals benefit all Londoners, not just those who are highly skilled?
Responding to Transport for London’s (TfL) and the Greater London Authority’s publication of a joint sponsorship policy, John Biggs AM, Chair of the London Assembly’s Budget and Performance Committee said:
Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, commenting on the consultation results for Crossrail 2 showing 95 per cent support for the scheme said: