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The week ahead at the London Assembly

4 June 2010


Tuesday 8 June 2010
Legacy of the Olympic Stadium and venues
Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee – 10am in Committee Room 5

The Committee will question the following guests on how decisions about the legacy use of the Olympic Stadium and Media Centre might affect the local community.

  • Danny Meaney, New Media Partners
  • Dr Larissa Davies, Sports Industry Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Dr Jim Coleman, Regeneris Consulting
  • Pete Winkelman, Milton Keynes Dons Football Club and Inter MK

MEDIA CONTACT: Alastair Cowan on 020 7983 4504 

Tuesday 8 June 2010
Fire safety
Crown Estate sales
Planning and Housing Committee – 3.30pm in Committee Room 4 

From 3.30pm: The Committee will hear from the following experts about the fire risks associated with tall and timber-framed buildings:

  • Mandy Dunstan, Barnet Homes
  • Garry Fisher, Newham Homes
  • Kevin O`Reilly, East Thames Housing Group
  • John McGrath, The London Tenants Federation
  • Steve Turek, London Fire Brigade
  • David Hewett, Association of Residential Managing Agents

Approx 5pm: The Committee will question Sir Stuart Hampson, Chairman of the Crown Estate, about the proposed sale of four residential estates.

MEDIA CONTACT: Dana Gavin on 020 7983 4603 

Wednesday 9 June 2010
Mayor’s Question Time
The London Assembly – 10am in the Chamber

The Assembly will question the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson on a range of issues. Questions listed in priority order can be found at: /sites/default/files/archives/assembly-assemmtgs-2010-mqtjun09-item05.pdf

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Demery on 020 7983 5769 

Wednesday 9 June 2010
Health and emergency services planning for the 2012 Games
Health and Public Services Committee – 3pm in Committee Room 5 

The Committee will question the following guests on what the impact of the 2012 Games will be on the capital’s health and emergency services:

  • Chris Allison MBE, Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Ron Dobson QFSM, Commissioner, London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority
  • Peter Bradley CBE, Chief Executive, London Ambulance Service NHS Trusts
  • Peter Thorpe, Head of Olympic Planning, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Moore or Julie Wheldon on 020 7983 4228


Notes for Editors:

  1. Meetings are held at City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA and are open to the media and members of the public.
  2. A more detailed list of agenda items is available on our website.
  3. The meetings will be webcast live.
  4. See the Assembly’s current work on the 2012 Games
  5. Read the reports on the 2012 Games the Assembly has published
  6. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

For out of hours media enquiries, call 020 7983 4000 and ask for the London Assembly duty press officer.  Non-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.