Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 05.10.15

02 October 2015


Thursday 8 October

The Impact of Rent Stabilisation Measures in London

Housing Committee - 10:00am in Committee Room 5

More and more Londoners are renting – and not just young professionals but families too.

The Housing Committee commissioned a report, by the Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research, to look into different rent stabilisation models for London. The report will be released on Wednesday 7 October.

The Committee will discuss the likely reactions of amateur and professional landlords to those findings with the following guests:

  • Anna Clarke, Senior Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research (CCHPR)
  • Andrew Heywood, CCHPR
  • Neil Young, Chief Executive Officer, Get Living London
  • John Bibby, Policy Officer, Shelter
  • Rosie Walker, Coordinator, Renters’ Rights
  • Giles Peaker, Partner, Anthony Gold solicitors
  • Alan Benson, Senior Manager, Housing Strategy, GLA.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769


Thursday 8 October

Crime on public transport

Police and Crime Committee – 2:00pm in the Chamber

The Police and Crime Committee will launch its investigation into crime on public transport. This meeting will explore crimes against the person on public transport in London, focusing on the rise in reported sexual offences and the risks associated with the introduction of the night tube.

The guests are;

  • Dr Andrew Newton, University of Huddersfield;
  • Sarah Green, End Violence Against Women (EVAW);
  • Bryony Beynom, Hollaback London;
  • Rachel Griffin, Suzy Lamplugh Trust;
  • Stephen Locke, Chair, London TravelWatch;
  • Andrew Trotter OBE QPM, Andrew Trotter Advisory; and
  • Representative – Victim Support (tbc)

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603





Notes to editors

For more information, please contact the media team on 020 7983 4283.  For out-of-hours media enquiries, call 020 7983 4000 and ask for the London Assembly duty press officer.  Non-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.