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‘Baby-boom’ pensioners set to double demand for specialist retirement housing, warns Assembly
28 November 2013

The Mayor should be pushing for more specially build retirement housing, says a new London Assembly report published today, which warns that the number of Londoners over 85 is set to double over the next twenty years.

London behind other UK cities on recycling, Assembly hears
27 November 2013

London recycles a lower proportion of its waste than many other major UK cities, a meeting of the London Assembly heard today.

Assembly welcomes Rugby World Cup approach to ticket sales
27 November 2013

Responding to the announcement of the ticketing strategy for the 2015 Rugby World Cup being hosted in England, Stephen Knight AM, Chair of the London Assembly Economy Committee, said:

Assembly to quiz experts on London’s future infrastructure needs
27 November 2013

What are the key infrastructure challenges for London over the next 40 years and beyond?

London needs extra moorings to cope with demand for waterway living, says Assembly
27 November 2013

Extra moorings and facilities are needed on London’s waterways to help address hotspots of overcrowding as increasing numbers of Londoners are turning to living on the water, a new report from London Assembly report says today[1].

London lacks a strategic approach to tackling diabetes, Assembly hears
26 November 2013

Tower Hamlet’s Director of Public Health[1] today expressed concern about the lack of a strategic approach to tackling diabetes[2] in London.

Has the Mayor passed his Education Inquiry test?
26 November 2013

One year on from the publication of the Mayor’s Education Inquiry report [1] the London Assembly Education Panel will tomorrow ask what has been achieved as a result of its recommendations?

The Panel will question the following guests:

What progress is being made on tackling London’s waste?
26 November 2013

Mayor Boris Johnson has set a target that London should recycle or compost 40 per cent of its waste by 2015 and 60 per cent by 2031[1]. What is he doing to help ensure the capital meets this target?

Assembly questions Lord Darzi about new London Health Commission and looks at diabetes care in the capital
25 November 2013

In September this year, the Mayor announced a new London Health Commission[1] to build “a comprehensive picture about the state of health and social care in one of the most diverse cities in the world.” How will the Commission’s findings fit with other work looking a

The week ahead at the London Assembly
22 November 2013

A summary of public meetings and report launches for the week beginning 25 November 2013

Mental health and policing
20 November 2013

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question the following guests about mental health and policing:

Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
19 November 2013

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

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

Will City Hall budget help the Mayor meet key jobs, growth and homes targets?
18 November 2013

Does the Mayor’s 2014/15 spending plans put him on track to deliver key manifesto pledges on jobs and growth, housing, environment and support for young people?

The week ahead at the London Assembly
15 November 2013

A summary of the public meetings for the week starting 18 November 2013

Twelfth cyclist death highlights need for action on London’s roads
13 November 2013

After the 12th cyclist this year – the fourth in eight days – was killed on London roads this morning, Val Shawcross, Chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee, said:

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