Assembly press releases

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Contacts for media enquiries about the London Assembly.

The week ahead 17-21 November 2014
14 November 2014

Put these meetings in your diary. Come along, or watch the webcasts here:

Police and crime questions at City Hall
12 November 2014
The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee will tomorrow examine the following subjects:
From 10am 
Where will London's families live?
11 November 2014
One in four London children are living in overcrowded homes[1], yet just 8% of affordable homes funded by the Mayor between 2011 and 2014 have four bedrooms or more.[2]
Knocking on door-to-door transport problems
11 November 2014

Dial-a-Ride, Taxicard, CapitalCall, Community Transport, NHS Patient Transport Service and Adult Social Services/Children Services transport – which service is travelling in the right direction?

London's Housing Strategy
10 November 2014
The London Assembly Housing Committee will tomorrow examine progress on the delivery of the Mayor’s Housing strategy.
The Week Ahead 10-14 November 2014
7 November 2014
Tuesday 11 November
Mayor’s Housing Strategy
Housing Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5
London’s war dead remembered
6 November 2014

The Greater London Authority (GLA) will hold its Annual Service of Remembrance for London’s war dead in the Chamber at City Hall tomorrow from 10.30am.

Assembly calls on Mayor to rethink approach to tall buildings
5 November 2014
The London Assembly has called on the Mayor to rethink his approach to tall buildings on London’s skyline.
A motion agreed today [1] concludes that to protect London’s skyline the Mayor should carry out a number of actions:
London Living Wage should be the norm
5 November 2014
The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the take up of the London Living Wage amongst employers and if this doesn’t improve the numbers the Mayor should make the case to Government for making the London Living Wage a statutory requirement. 
Assembly backs calls for Nature and Wellbeing Act
5 November 2014

The London Assembly has thrown its support behind calls for a Nature and Wellbeing Act for England to reverse the decline in the quantity and quality of natural habitats for the country’s flora and fauna.

Assembly says no to fracking
5 November 2014

A motion agreed today[1] concludes that the Mayor needs to do much more to tackle London’s environmental challenges, including:

Assembly backs re-introduction of pedestrian only days on Oxford Street
5 November 2014

The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to support the re-introduction of pedestrian only days on Oxford Street amid evidence of rising collisions between pedestrians and buses, and start work on options to improve safety and cut pollution on Oxford Street.

In London - breathing can kill you
5 November 2014

4,300 people a year in London are dying prematurely as a result of air pollution.

Fire questions at City Hall
4 November 2014

London Assembly Members will tomorrow question the Chairman of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), James Cleverly AM, and the Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Planning, Ron Dobson CBE QFSM, on the policies and work of LFEPA.

London - living in Cash 22?
3 November 2014

London is the UK’s most over-indebted region[1] but is enough being done to address the problem?