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Cyclists tell Assembly ‘we won’t feel safe - until we get more space!’
27 February 2014

Cyclist casualty rates have risen every year since 2006 and the London Assembly Transport Committee has revealed that more than two thirds of London Cyclists feel less safe now, than six months ago.

Assembly says no to case for water cannon
27 February 2014

The Mayor of London and the Metropolitan Police have failed to make the case for purchasing second hand water cannon for potential deployment in London this summer, a new report by the Assembly Police and Crime Committee has concluded.

Tottenham’s regeneration seed starts to flourish
26 February 2014

How is regeneration funding helping Londoners affected by the 2011 riots?

Assembly question Met Police and Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime
26 February 2014

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question the following guests about policing and criminal justice.


Biking Breakfast for Assembly Cycling Report launch
25 February 2014
The London Assembly Transport Committee’s Cycling Survey conducted in November/December last year has revealed some surprising findings about how safe cyclists feel on London’s roads. 
Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
25 February 2014

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

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

HS2 – the environmental sums don’t add up
24 February 2014

The London Assembly Environment Committee says the hidden costs of HS2 have been underestimated, due to the damage it would cause in London and the need to adequately compensate affected residents.  It points out that the health impacts of pollution and loss of green space need to be taken

The Week Ahead
21 February 2014

Public meetings and report launches coming up next week:


Thursday 27 February 2014 – Cycle Report Launch & Biking Breakfast

Stop ignoring the buses – Assembly tells TfL
18 February 2014

The London Assembly Transport Committee wants Transport for London (TfL) to make bus travel a priority in its future plans for transport in the capital.

This Week at the London Assembly
17 February 2014

There are no public meetings this week.

Response to Mayor’s Draft Housing Strategy

Monday 17 February 2014

Restore rivers more rapidly in flood risk ‘hotspots’, Assembly urges
14 February 2014

The London Assembly today passed a motion[[1]] urging the Mayor to prioritise funding to restore rivers in the capital, helping to cut the risk of further flooding.

Assembly calls to give Tube users a say
14 February 2014

The London Assembly agreed a motion [1] today urging the Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) to develop and adopt a ‘Passengers Charter’ which clearly sets out the minimum service level passeng

Assembly tells Mayor not to pour money down the drain on water cannon
14 February 2014

The London Assembly has urged Mayor Boris Johnson not to pour hundreds of thousands of pounds into the purchase of water cannon for the Metropolitan Police.

Assembly reveals 20 London boroughs have homes at ‘high risk’ of flooding
13 February 2014

A significant number of homes in 20 of the capital’s 32 London boroughs are at ‘high risk’ of flooding (1 in 30 per year), according to information provided to the London Assembly Environment Committee.

Budget day at City Hall
13 February 2014

The London Assembly will tomorrow consider the Mayor of London’s £17.3 billion final budget for 2014/5.

The Mayor will present his final draft consolidated budget to Assembly Members and be questioned on the following areas of expenditure: