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TfL’s lack of Green Man research shocks Transport Committee
10 January 2014

TfL has admitted, when questioned by the London Assembly Transport Committee, that no systematic analysis had been undertaken of before and after collision rates at the 568 sites where pedestrian green man time has been reduced.

Assembly questions speed of public consultation on water cannon deployment in London
9 January 2014

Police and Crime Committee Chair Joanne McCartney AM has written to Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh questioning the short timeframe he is proposing to allow for public consultation on the deployment of water cannon in London [1].

Increase in number of pedestrians killed & injured on London roads.
8 January 2014

After nine years of decline to 2010, the number of pedestrians killed and seriously injured (KSI) is rising in the capital.

Apprentices give Assembly Member a plateful of suggestions to improve apprenticeship programmes
8 January 2014

Stephen Knight, Chair of the London Assembly Economy Committee, will today work alongside catering apprentices to launch a new investigation into apprenticeships in London.

How will the Mayor’s budget plans affect transport services and the legacy from the 2012 Games?
8 January 2014

How will the Mayor’s draft budget for 2014/15 [1] affect London’s transport services and the prospects of meeting legacy targets for the Olympic Park?

Apprentices give London Assembly Member a plateful of suggestions to improve apprenticeship programmes
8 January 2014

Stephen Knight, Chair of the London Assembly Economy Committee, will today work alongside catering apprentices to launch a new investigation into apprenticeships in Lond...

Where would London be without the Thames Barrier – under water?
7 January 2014

Are the capital’s tidal flood protection plans up to scratch?

How will the Mayor’s budget plans affect police and fire services in London?
6 January 2014

How will the Mayor’s draft budget for 2014/15 [1] affect the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and London Fire Brigade? Will they be able to meet savings targets without compromising front line services?

The week ahead at the London Assembly
3 January 2014

Public meetings and report launches coming up next week at the London Assembly:

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London losing out because jobs market does not work for parents, Assembly warns
19 December 2013

London’s economy is missing out on skills because parents – particularly women – are poorly served by the capital’s labour market, which often forces them into lower-paid, less secure part-time jobs, the London Assembly says today[1]

Regeneration objectives at risk from LLDC funding gap
18 December 2013

One year on from the 2012 Games, the London Assembly has warned that the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)1 needs additional support to achieve its regeneration legacy objectives.

Assembly question Met Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime
18 December 2013

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey and Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh.

Questions include the following subjects:

Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
17 December 2013

London Assembly Members will tomorrow question Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

Subjects for questioning during the two and a half hour session include:

Focus on underused airport capacity, says Assembly
17 December 2013

Commenting on the interim report of the Airports Commission, London Assembly Transport Committee Chair Val Shawcross said:

OLF funding has given high streets a boost, Assembly is told
16 December 2013

The London Assembly would welcome proposals from the Mayor for more funding for the Outer London Fund (OLF), after hearing about its impact on local boroughs since its inception in 2011.

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