The week ahead at the London Assembly

4 November 2011

Public meetings and events coming up next week:

Tuesday 8 November 2011
Olympic Stadium + Riots regeneration funding
Economy, Culture and Sport Committee – 10am in Committee Room 5
The Committee will question the following guests about the collapse of the West Ham agreement and the long term future of the Olympic Stadium, and the regeneration of London’s riot-hit town centres[1]:
From 10am: The Olympic Stadium

  • Baroness Margaret Ford, Chair, Olympic Park Legacy Company
  • Andrew Altman, Chief Executive, Olympic Park Legacy Company

From approx 11am: Riot regeneration funding

  • Sir Peter Rogers, Mayoral Adviser on Regeneration, Growth and Enterprise
  • Debbie Jackson, Director of Capital Projects & Design, GLA

MEDIA CONTACT: Alastair Cowan on 020 7983 4504

Wednesday 9 November 2011
Transport for London
Full Assembly – 10am in the Chamber
Members will question the Mayor and Chair of Transport for London, Boris Johnson, and Peter Hendy, Commissioner of Transport for London, on the work and priorities of Transport for London.
MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Demery on 020 7983 5769

Friday 11 November 2011
Remembrance Service – 10.30am in the Chamber (by invitation only)
The Chaplain of the GLA City Hall Branch of the Royal British Legion will conduct the annual Service of Remembrance, with participation from faith representatives. Lord Indarjit Singh CBE, Network of Sikh Organisations, will give the Address.

The Chair of the London Assembly, Jennette Arnold AM, and Mayor’s Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Planning, Sir Edward Lister, will lay wreaths together with representatives of the capital’s government and public services.
MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Demery on 020 7983 5769

Notes for Editors:

  1. More information our work on the August riots
  2. London Assembly meetings are held at City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA and are open to the media and members of the public.
  3. Detailed agenda papers for all the meetings are available on our website.
  4. All our public meetings are webcast live and are available online for up to six months.
  5. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

For more information, please contact the media team on 020 7983 4283.  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.