London Assembly

The London Assembly Annual Report 2016-17

Date published: 
24 August 2017

Jennette Arnold OBE AM - Chair of the London Assembly 2017/2018

Jennette Arnold OBE AM - Chair of the London Assembly 2017-2018

Elected by you - working for Londoners

What did the London Assembly do for Londoners in 2016 - 2017?

The London Assembly is elected at the same time as the Mayor of London. Its 25 Members are made up of twelve Labour, eight GLA Conservatives, two Green Party, two UKIP and one Liberal Democrat member.

Elected by you - working for Londoners details what your 25 Assembly Members and their Committees worked on throughout the year. 

Achievements include:

  • investigating historical allegations of electoral fraud at the 2014 Tower Hamlets Mayoral Election.
  • joining Brexit talks at the Scottish Parliament, with Members of the European committees of the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and officers from the Northern Ireland Assembly.
  • influencing TfL’s decision to cut buses by 40 percent along Oxford Street.

Steve O'Connell AM - Chairman of the Police & Crime Committee 2016/2017

The Police and Crime Committee examines the work of the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), which oversees the Metropolitan Police.

Caroline Pidgeon AM - Chair of the Transport Committee 2016/2017

The Transport Committee examines all aspects of the capital's transport system in order to press for improvements for Londoners.

Andrew Boff AM - Chairman of the Housing Committee 2016/2017

The Housing Committee scrutinises the Mayor’s role and record in delivering the private, social and affordable homes London needs.

Leonie Cooper AM - Chair of the Environment Committee 2016/2017

The Environment Committee examines all aspects of the capital’s environment by reviewing the Mayor’s strategies on air quality, water, waste, climate change and energy.