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Mayoral decisions

2 April 2015

The Mayor is required under Section 3 (2) of the Local Government Act 2003 (the “2003 Act”) to set an “Authorised Limit” (affordable borrowing limit) for external debt, which includes direct borrowing as well as other long-term liabilities, for the GLA and each functional body. Under sections 3...

1 April 2015

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has been approached by the Trustees of the Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust who have sought permission for the installation of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square Gardens. They have also sought an agreement for the GLA to maintain the statue.

1 April 2015

The Mayor has a statutory duty to hold public consultation events; develop and promote London as a destination and gateway for the UK; and promote social development in London.  Events have a profound potential to bring economic and social benefits to London, and major events in particular can r...

1 April 2015

The Housing and Land Directorate, using the GLA’s London Development Panel (LDP) has selected a preferred partner to develop 0.69Ha of land within the Royal Docks, London Borough of Newham. Approval is sought to appoint the selected partner to deliver 211 homes and create a high quality resident...

1 April 2015

The Social Housing Assistance (grant) paid to Registered Providers through the Mayor’s affordable housing programmes is subject to recovery in certain defined circumstances. The current 2012 Determination that governs this needs to be reissued to reflect the changes proposed to recovery th...

31 March 2015

In May 2014 the Chief Finance Officers from each of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the four functional bodies convened representatives from the procurement functions of each functional body and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to lead a review of the potential to achieve greater col...

27 March 2015

The Mayor is committed to supporting new school developments in London by identifying sites and targeting areas of local need. The Southwark former fire station site would be ideal for the establishment of a new secondary school and, in order to facilitate this, the Mayor is issuing a direction...

26 March 2015

The New Year’s Eve Fireworks provide a fantastic showcase of London nationally and internationally.

26 March 2015

The Mayor is asked to agree to the GLA (and or GLA Land and Property (“GLAP)) receiving up to £200m of funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government (”DCLG”) and administering the funding to unlock and accelerate housing delivery through the Mayor’s Housing Zones programme. In...

26 March 2015

In light of the recommendations of the London Health Commission, partners have decided to refocus the board and change its support arrangements. The new Board will be supported by a small secretariat based at the GLA.  The secretariat and the Board’s support needs, for example researc...

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