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Is London’s business community prepared for climate change risks?
23 June 2014

What impact will climate change have on London’s economy? How will an increased risk of flooding, heatwaves and extreme weather events affect domestic and foreign markets?

The Week Ahead 23-27 June 2014
20 June 2014
Tuesday 24 June 2014 
Risks of Climate Change to the London Economy 
Lessons learnt from Premier League stadium renewal and the future of the Olympic Stadium
18 June 2014
As West Ham United FC prepares to move into the Olympic Stadium [1] in 2016, the London Assembly is investigating if the Mayor’s promises for it to deliver a regeneration legacy can be fulfilled.
Assembly hears how financial constraints drive the decision to demolish
17 June 2014

The London Assembly’s Housing Committee heard today how financial constraints are leading boroughs and developers towards deciding to demolish and rebuild social housing estates rather than refurbishing existing properties.

Assembly to question Airport and Health Commission Chairs
17 June 2014

From 10.30am Wednesday 18 June

The full Assembly will discuss the work of the Airports Commission and put questions to:

To renovate or demolish? Assembly examines the social housing estate debate
16 June 2014

How are the decisions made to refurbish or demolish social housing estates in need of renewal? And how does the Mayor’s funding affect the decisions?

The Week Ahead
13 June 2014


Diversity on the Met frontline
11 June 2014

Are the Metropolitan Police’s efforts to achieve a more diverse workforce reaching their goal? Will London’s police service reach the Mayor’s aim of having a workforce that ‘reflects the city it serves’.  [1]

The Week Ahead
6 June 2014
Tuesday 10 June 2014 
Tall Buildings and London’s Skyline
Planning Committee - 10.00am in Committee Room 5
Are Taxis and Private Hire vehicles meeting passengers’ needs?
5 June 2014

How can Taxi and Private Hire services better meet the needs of London passengers and adapt to new technologies?

Young Londoners at greatest risk of STIs
3 June 2014
Young people in London are at a greater risk of sexually transmitted infections than the rest of the UK. Across the capital the rates of gonorrhoea, syphilis and genital herpes diagnoses have increased since 2011. 
Can London cope with severe weather events in the future?
2 June 2014

Will London cope with severe weather events in the future? Are the Mayor’s strategies in line with climate projections?

The week ahead at the London Assembly
30 May 2014


Tuesday 3 June 2014

Severe weather risks

Environment Committee - 10.00am in Committee Room 2

Assembly establishes Committees to examine key issues in London
14 May 2014

At its annual meeting today, the London Assembly agreed the establishment and membership of a range of Committees to lead investigations into issues ranging from public transport to spending at City Hall.

Committees, Chairs and Deputy Chairs as follows:

Assembly elects new Chairman and Deputy Chair
14 May 2014

The London Assembly today elected Roger Evans AM as its new Chairman for 2014-5[1]. Jennette Arnold AM OBE has been elected as Deputy Chair [2].