Crime in the capital is falling more slowly than in the rest of England and Wales and pressure to make savings over the next few years may hamper the Met’s attempts to improve the service it provides to Londoners, a report from the London Assembly warns today .
How well are the £4.6 billion of assets administered by the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) being managed and how might reorganisation of the Local Government Pension Scheme affect the current and future pensions of 80,000 LPFA members?
Friday, 6 December 2013
The week ahead at the London Assembly
Public meetings and report launches coming up next week:
Thursday 12 December 2013
80 per cent of respondents to a London Assembly Transport Committee cycle survey which asks about their feelings when cycling reported an increased concern for their safety.
Statement from the Chair of the London Assembly on the death of Nelson Mandela
The London Assembly yesterday urged the Mayor to push for a mandatory London Minimum Wage in order to halt a slide in the number of jobs paying the voluntary London Living Wage and to reflect the high cost of energy, rents and transport in the capital.
The London Assembly yesterday unanimously urged the Mayor to lobby the Government to sit down with the Fire Brigades Union and agree a deal to avert further industrial action over a pensions dispute.
The London Assembly has called for the Mayor and Transport for London to take urgent action to tackle the rising toll of Killed and Seriously Injured (KSI) pedestrians on London roads, by January 2014.
The London Assembly today passed on a motion welcoming proposals to introduce Capital Gains Tax for overseas investors buying London homes, in an effort to deliver parity between domestic and overseas buyers.
The London Assembly today called on the Mayor, Sir Howard Davies and the Transport Secretary to look at how an independent regulator to protect those affected by aviation noise could be established through the Airports Commission.
The London Assembly today called on the Mayor of London to intervene with Home Secretary Theresa May over the treatment of Isa Muazu and recent attempts to deport him to Nigeria.
The London Assembly today sent its congratulations to Bill de Blasio on his election as the next mayor of New York.
What progress is being made towards establishing Safer Neighbourhood Boards  in every London borough as promised in the Mayor’s election manifesto?
The Mayor’s plans for London’s economy focus on specialised sectors such as digital creative, science and technology. In light of this, how will he ensure his proposals benefit all Londoners, not just those who are highly skilled?