Mayoral decisions

3 July 2012

Under the Localism Act 2011 from 1 April responsibility for making decisions about the capital’s housing issues, currently undertaken by central government and the Homes and Communities Agency, is passing to the directly elected Mayor. These changes will significantly alter the GLA’s existing re...

28 June 2012

In 2013, the Athletes Village – now named East Village – will be transformed from accommodation for the 2012 Olympians and Para-Olympians into a new neighbourhood consisting of 2,818 homes, including 1,379 affordable homes, of which 675 will be for social rent. 68 of these will be set aside for...

3 July 2012

This paper sets out Transport for London’s (TfL’s) proposals for ticketing and prices to be charged for travel on the Emirates Air Line when it opens for public use. The proposed adult single fare is £4.30, with a discount of approximately 25% for holders of Oystercards or Travelcards. Child far...

3 July 2012

The Mayor is asked by Docklands Light Railway Limited (“DLRL”) to approve and sign the Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) (Penalty Fares) Order 2012 (“the Penalty Fares Order”) (Appendix A). The Penalty Fares Order applies the penalty fare provisions which apply to other TfL services such as the Unde...

29 June 2012

The Pride event that takes place in London is the UK’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) event, with an annual attendance of around 800,000. The event aims to promote equality and a greater understanding of the issues affecting the lives of LGBT people.

25 June 2012

The Greater London Authority Act 1999 (as amended) (the GLA Act) states that the Mayor should once every financial year hold and attend an annual State of London (SOLD) debate, which shall be open to all members of the public. It must take place during April, May or June and at least seven days...

25 June 2012

The Mayor is asked to direct the London Development Agency (LDA) to contribute £1m to the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith (the ‘Lyric Hammersmith’), complementing funding from the Department for Education (£3m), Arts Council (£4.5m), the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (£3.5m) and private se...

25 June 2012

The London Plan requires major developments to submit an energy strategy demonstrating how CO2 emissions reductions will be achieved against the 60% carbon dioxide reduction and 25% decentralised energy targets for London by 2025. Each energy strategy is assessed in detail by the GLA’s energy pl...

25 June 2012

Music Education is a Mayoral priority and key deliverable of his statutory Culture Strategy. His Music Education Strategy, published in March 2010, aims to improve musical opportunities for young Londoners and champion the capital’s young musicians. These strategic aims are delivered by a series...

25 June 2012

A new University Technical College (UTC) - a school for 14-19 year olds - is being established in Greenwich by Lewisham College, the University of Greenwich and Greenwich Council. In addition to the basic GCSE subjects of English, mathematics, science and IT, the UTC will specialise in engineeri...

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