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8 July 2014

Over 300,000 trips a day are made in taxis and minicabs - and as the taxi debate in London heats up, the London Assembly Transport Committee begins a timely investigation into taxi and private hire services in the Capital. 

GP access worse for Young, Asian and Black?
7 July 2014

NHS England survey results released last week show that seeing a GP is becoming a problem for a growing minority.

The Week Ahead 7-11 July 2014
4 July 2014
Tuesday 8 July 2014 
Access to GP services - the patient’s perspective 
Health Committee - 10.00am in the Chamber 
Does private sponsorship improve public transport?
2 July 2014

Does private sponsorship of public transport schemes work for travellers and deliver value for money to the taxpayer?

Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall
1 July 2014

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

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

Old Oak Common and Park Royal, is a development corporation the best way forward?
30 June 2014

Is the creation of a new Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) the best option to ensure the regeneration of Old Oak Common and Park Royal?

The Week Ahead 30 June - 4 July 2014
27 June 2014
Tuesday 1 July 2014 
Old Oak and Park Royal – Mayoral Development Corporation and Planning Opportunity areas
Policing questions at City Hall
25 June 2014

The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow question Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey and Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh about policing and criminal justice.

Subjects for questioning include:

Climate change is the greatest threat to business for London’s SMEs
24 June 2014

The biggest potential disruption to London’s economy as a result of severe weather and climate change is in the small and medium sized enterprise (SMEs) sector.

Does private sponsorship improve public transport?
23 June 2014

Does private sponsorship of public transport schemes work for travellers and deliver value for money to the taxpayer?

Is London’s business community prepared for climate change risks?
23 June 2014

What impact will climate change have on London’s economy? How will an increased risk of flooding, heatwaves and extreme weather events affect domestic and foreign markets?

The Week Ahead 23-27 June 2014
20 June 2014
Tuesday 24 June 2014 
Risks of Climate Change to the London Economy 
Lessons learnt from Premier League stadium renewal and the future of the Olympic Stadium
18 June 2014
As West Ham United FC prepares to move into the Olympic Stadium [1] in 2016, the London Assembly is investigating if the Mayor’s promises for it to deliver a regeneration legacy can be fulfilled.
Assembly hears how financial constraints drive the decision to demolish
17 June 2014

The London Assembly’s Housing Committee heard today how financial constraints are leading boroughs and developers towards deciding to demolish and rebuild social housing estates rather than refurbishing existing properties.

Assembly to question Airport and Health Commission Chairs
17 June 2014

From 10.30am Wednesday 18 June

The full Assembly will discuss the work of the Airports Commission and put questions to: