London Assembly news

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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The race is on to find 133,000 more school places in London
17 September 2014

London needs to create 133,000 more primary and secondary school places by 2018[1].

Diversity on the Met frontline
16 September 2014

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question the following guests about diversity of the Metropolitan Police Service frontline and the Mayor’s aim of having a workforce that ‘reflects the city it serves’. [1]

London schools against the world
16 September 2014

In 2006, London was the worst performing region at both primary and secondary levels but now it is the very best. But how do the capital’s children perform against children from other global cities or economies?

Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
16 September 2014

London Assembly Members will tomorrow question Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

Subjects for questioning during the two and a half hour session include:

QPR V West Ham - Assembly examines their regeneration schemes
15 September 2014

The London Assembly’s Regeneration Committee will meet tomorrow to examine the stadium-led regeneration schemes underway at the Olympic Park and proposed at Old Oak Common.

The Week Ahead 15-19 September 2014
12 September 2014


Tuesday 16 September 2014
Stadia-led regeneration schemes
Regeneration Committee – 10.00am in Committee Room 5

Olympic Park hot for Spurs
11 September 2014

It emerged today that the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) would be keen to talk to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club about using the Olympic Stadium.

Assembly stands up for London's tenants
10 September 2014

Assembly Members today urged the Mayor of London to take action to protect London tenants from landlords who fail to meet private rental standards.

Assembly highlights increased Dementia in London
10 September 2014
  • 72,009 people live with dementia in London
  • By 2015 there will be 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK
  • This is set to reach two million by 2051 if no action is taken.
Assembly welcomes 'Renters manifesto'
10 September 2014

The London Assembly today called on the Mayor to respond to the 'Renters manifesto', a new report by Generation Rent that calls for reform of the private rental market.[2] The Assembly also urged the Mayor to consider piloting some of the report recommendations in his Housing

Assembly gives TfL the once-over
9 September 2014

The London Assembly will tomorrow examine the policies and work of Transport for London (TfL).

This will involve questioning;

·         Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and Chairman, TfL and

Would London cope with an EU/UK 'conscious uncoupling'?
8 September 2014

The London Assembly’s Economy Committee will tomorrow examine ‘The Europe Report, a win-win situation’, written by Dr.

One, two, three. How many internships do I really need?
5 September 2014

Are you an intern in London or have you recently completed an internship?

The Week Ahead 8-12 September 2014
4 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Examining ‘The Europe Report’
Economy Committee – 3.00pm in Committee Room 3