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Are London's ethnic minorities left behind in mental health care?
13 January 2015
London’s 40 per cent Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) population – who have higher rates of mental health problems than the white population – are more likely to have adverse experiences within mental health care.[1]
Assembly crosses paths with Crossrail
13 January 2015

Will extensions delay the opening of Crossrail and present challenges for integrating it within Transport for London (TfL)?

Would any extensions lead to a reconsideration of installing toilets on board trains?

Assembly to question Boris’s Budget
12 January 2015

Is the Mayor leaving London’s finances in a sound state for his successor?

The police and fire budgets for 2015-16 have been cut – but the transport budget has risen. 

How will the Mayor respond to Lord Darzi’s health report?
9 January 2015
Should the Mayor make London’s parks and squares, including Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square, smoke-free?
Will the Mayor use the London Plan to restrict junk food outlets opening near schools?
London transport and the Olympic legacy on a budget?
8 January 2015

Will the Mayor’s Budget affect how Londoners get around the capital – both today and in the future?

What about the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) – how much more money does it need?

London Assembly investigates youth reoffending
7 January 2015

What more could the Mayor do to help reduce the number of young offenders who go on to reoffend?

How will the Mayor’s budget plans affect police and fire services in London?
5 January 2015

How will the Mayor’s draft Budget for 2015/16 [1] affect the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and London Fire Brigade? Will they be able to meet savings targets without compromising front line services?

Coming up next week - 05/01/15
2 January 2015


Tuesday 6 January

GLA Budget – MOPAC and LFEPA

Budget & Performance Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5

Met needs to do more on diversity
18 December 2014

A new London Assembly report says the Metropolitan Police must do more to ensure its workforce better reflects the capital it serves.[1]

Assembly supports principle of Mayoral Development Corporation - but raises concerns over detail
17 December 2014

At an Extraordinary Plenary session, the London Assembly today confirmed its support, in principle, to the proposals to establish a Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC).

Q&A session with MOPAC and the Met
17 December 2014

The Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question Lord Adebowale, Chief...

Mayoral Development Area - Extraordinary Assembly meeting on Old Oak & Park Royal
16 December 2014

Tomorrow the London Assembly will hold an Extraordinary Plenary session to discuss the Mayor’s proposal for a Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) to lead the regeneration of the Old Oak Common and Park Royal areas of west London.

Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
16 December 2014
The London Assembly is part of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Assembly Members are elected every four years, at the same time as the Mayor.  
Uber is just the tip of the iceberg
16 December 2014

Over the past six months, the London Assembly Transport Committee has conducted an in-depth investigation into the London cab industry – surveying both passengers and drivers. The investigation has highlighted some worrying problems. ‘Future Proof’ is the London Assembly Transport Committee’s...

The week ahead at the London Assembly
12 December 2014


Wednesday 17 December

Mayor’s Question Time – 10:00am in the Chamber