Budget day at City Hall

13 February 2014

This meeting took place on 14 February 2014. Read the transcript for the first section here and the second section here.

The London Assembly will tomorrow consider the Mayor of London’s £17.3 billion final budget for 2014/5.

The Mayor will present his final draft consolidated budget to Assembly Members and be questioned on the following areas of expenditure:

  • Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (including the Metropolitan Police Service budget)
  • Transport for London
  • London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority
  • London Legacy Development Corporation
  • Mayor of London
  • London Assembly

Following questions the Assembly is under a duty to consider the budget and approve it, with or without amendment. Amendments are subject to securing the support of at least two-thirds of the Assembly Members present and voting.

The meeting will take place on Friday, 14 February from 10am in The Chamber at City Hall (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Media and members of the public are invited to attend. The meeting can also be viewed via webcast.

Notes to editors

  1. Full agenda papers including the Mayor’s Final Draft Consolidated Budget for 2014-15.
  2. The budget setting process is set out in Schedule 6 of the GLA Act 1999 (as amended).
  3. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.