Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 12 September

09 September 2016


Wednesday 14 September
Mayor’s Question Time  
10:00am in The Chamber

After more than 100 days in office, the London Assembly holds the first Mayor’s Question Time since summer.

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will be questioned about the following topics and more:

  • The cycling budget in Transport for London's next business plan
  • Keeping Londoners safe from the threat of terrorism
  • Burkinis
  • Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner resignation
  • Cleaner, greener taxis ahead of the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

Wednesday 14 September
School challenges in London  
Education Panel – 2:30pm in Committee Room 5

The Education Panel will examine what the Mayor’s role should be in the rapidly changing schools landscape and assess how the sector is coping with current challenges. The guests are:

  • Joanne McCartney AM, Statutory Deputy Mayor, Greater London Authority (GLA)
  • Lucy Heller, Chief Executive, Ark Academy
  • Cllr Peter John OBE, Executive Member for Children, Skills and Employment, London Councils

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

Thursday 15 September
Environmental impact of transport policies  
Environment Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber

The Environment Committee will explore the environmental implications of Mayoral transport policies and examine the priorities and challenges for the current administration. The guests are:

  • Valerie Shawcross CBE, Deputy Mayor for Transport, GLA
  • Elliot Treharne, Air Quality Manager, GLA
  • Lilli Matson, Head of Delivery Planning, TfL
  • Sam Longman, Policy Manager for Environment, TfL

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.