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Assembly rejects expanded Heathrow.
15 January 2014

The London Assembly today passed a motion[[1]] reaffirming its opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport and suggesting more use could be...

Zero hours contracts erode employee rights, says Assembly
15 January 2014

The London Assembly today called on Mayor Boris Johnson to take action against the inappropriate use of zero hours contracts and end a ‘race to the bottom’ on pay and working conditions.

Pay the London Living Wage, Assembly tells Premier League clubs
15 January 2014

The London Assembly today called on the Mayor to urge London’s six Premier League clubs to pay their staff the London Living Wage [1].

Met spending, performance, and governance.
15 January 2014

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), the Metropolitan Police and the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) about the Met’s spending, performance and governance.

Is London’s Olympic legacy being built on firm foundations?
14 January 2014

London Assembly Members will tomorrow question Dennis Hone, Chief Executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) , Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, in his capacity as Chairman of the LLDC and Neale Coleman, Deputy Chairman, LLDC and Mayor’s Advisor, Olympic a

The Week Ahead
10 January 2014

Public meetings and report launches coming up next week:

SITE VISIT:

Wednesday 15 January 2014 – Old Theatre Hostel Visit

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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