The Week Ahead 15-19 September 2014
PUBLIC MEETINGS: Tuesday 16 September 2014 Stadia-led regeneration schemes Regeneration Committee – 10.00am in Committee Room 5 The Regeneration Committee will examine the stadium-led regeneration schemes at Olympic Park and Old Oak Common. The Committee will question the following guests; • Neale Coleman, Deputy Chair, LLDC • Tara Warren, Marketing and Communications Director, West Ham United Football Club • Mark Donnelly, Chief Operating Officer, Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club • Kim Bromley-Derry, Chief Executive, London Borough of Newham MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067 Wednesday 17 September 2014 Mayor’s Question Time (MQT) – 10.00am in the Chamber The full Assembly will question Mayor of London, Boris Johnson on the following topics: • Concerns about recent anti-Semitic incidents • Delays in mobile connectivity on the Tube • The rise in the cost of new housing • Reducing the alcohol-related burden on emergency services • Whether the Mayor of London is a full time job MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Demery on 020 7983 5769 Thursday 18 September 2014 Diversity in policing Police and Crime Committee – 10.00am in Committee Room 5 The Police & Crime Committee will examine diversity in the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). The Committee will question the following guests; • Denise Milani, Director of Business Change and Diversity, MPS • Angela Cooke, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers • Andy Garrett, Chair, MPS Disability Staffing Association MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Demery on 020 7983 5769 Thursday 18 September 2014 School places update | Provision of support for children with complex needs Education Panel – 2.00pm in Committee Room 5 The first section of the meeting will focus on school places and the Committee will question the following guests; • Frankie Sulke, Executive Director for Children and Young People, London Borough of Lewisham • Helen Jenner, Corporate Director of Children’s Services, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham The second section of the meeting will focus on the provision of support for children with complex needs and the Committee will question the following guests; • Gary Redhead, Assistant Director, Schools Planning and Resources, Ealing Council • Holly Morgan-Smith, Project Manager, SEND Reforms, Ealing Council • Gillian Bennell, Head of Special Services Planning, London Borough of Wandsworth • Lysanne Wilson, Director of Operations, YoungMind • Tara Flood, Director, Alliance for Inclusive Education MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228 Notes for Editors: 1. London Assembly meetings are held at City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA and are open to the media and members of the public. 2. Detailed agenda papers for all the meetings are available on our website. 3. All our public meetings are webcast live and are available online for up to six months. 4. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor. For more information, please contact the media team on 020 7983 4228. 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.