Budget and Performance Committee

The Mayor oversees a total budget of £17 billion.

Two London Assembly Budget Committees consider if this money is put to good use: the main Budget and Performance Committee, which is supported by a specialist Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee. These two Committees scrutinise budget and performance in a wide variety of areas across GLA and its functional bodies including:


Current investigation

The Committee is investigating the Mayor's draft budget for 2019/20 in a series of meetings. 

These include:

Recent work

Questioning London & Partners, 5 March 2019

The Mayor's promotional agency has come in for some criticism over its transparency. The Committee questioned the executive team about how it intends to meet the Assembly's expectations.

Watch the webcast


London Legacy Development Corporation, 27 September 2018

The Committee has examined the London Stadium and the finances of the E20 LLP. This meeting was a chance for the LLDC to update members on the 2019/20 budget process.

Watch the webcast here

Recent actions

  • Welcomed good news in TfL's budget - 20 March 2019
  • Wrote a further letter to the Mayor about the budget - 7 March 2019
  • Wrote again to the Mayor regarding his budget - 15 February 2019
  • Published its draft budget response - 15 January 2019
  • Issued statement on TfL's delayed business plan - 14 December 2018
  • Welcomed a letter from West Ham Utd and LLDC over the future of the London Stadium - 11 December 2018
  • Issued statement about the £2 billion bail-out for Crossrail - 10 December 2018
  • Issued statement about the impact of the Budget on London - 29 October 2018

In the news

  • MSG submits plans for 21,500-cap Sphere London - IQ Magazine
  • Agency which promotes London to the world criticised for keeping meetings secret - MyLondon
  • Meeting on TfL's budget deferred as transport body hands in business plan 11 days late - Enfield Independent
  • West Ham will pay extra £450,000 per season if they increase capacity to 66,000 - BBC Sport
  • Millions more in public money ploughed into Crossrail - Public Finance
  • £1bn Northern Line extension under threat as TfL fails to reach a deal with Battersea developers - City AM
  • TfL fails to say whether advertising could plug £1bn deficit - Enfield Independent
  • 'Stretched' Met Police force asks retired officers to return - BBC

Budget and Performance Committee members

Contact the Budget and Performance Committee

If you have a media query about this committee and its work please contact:

Communications Officer: Aoife Nolan[email protected] 020 7983 4067


If you have a query about this committee and its work please contact:

Scrutiny Manager: Gino Brand, [email protected]020 7983 5792

Committee Officer: Laura Pelling, [email protected]020 7983 5526

If you wish to contact the Mayor’s Office, please contact 020 7983 4000.

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Committee meetings

Browse meetings and agendas for this committee and to check out further information relating to the committee, including terms of reference.

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