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 Mayor of London, Transport for London and Santander today announced a seven-year partnership to develop and expand the London Cycle Hire scheme.
Tuesday 3 March
Health Committee – Access to GP Care
9:30-10:30am - Docklands Medical Centre
- Around 16,000 more GPs will be needed nationally than are currently available by 2021.
- Almost 16 per cent of London GPs are over 60 years old, so if large numbers of GPs take early retirement, London could be desperately short of doctors.
In a meeting of the London Assembly Education Panel yesterday, Assembly Members heard how the perceived cost of testing pupils has prevented the capital from featuring in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) - an internationally-recognised survey of the knowledge and skills...
At a packed meeting in the Chamber at City Hall today, Transport for London (TfL) Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy formally responded to the hard-hitting London Assembly Transport Committee Report ‘Future Proof’, into Taxi and Private Hire services.
How could today’s news that Manchester is to be granted radical new health and social care powers affect the capital’s care time-bomb?
Why has the Metropolitan Police told organisers of the Million Women Rise march they must employ their own private security firm and formulate a road closure plan? The cost could be up to £10,000.
How are the capital’s schools performing compared to those in other UK regions?
How does the performance of London’s young people measure up in comparison to those in other global cities?
The London Assembly today urged the Mayor to set aside funding in his £17 billion 2015-16 budget to help London schools install solar PV (Photovoltaic) panels.
Monday 23 February
Mayor’s Question Time (MQT) – 10:00am in the Chamber