Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 15/01/2018

12 January 2018



Tuesday 16 January

 Response to the Mayor’s 2018-19 budget

Budget and Performance Committee

The London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee publishes its ‘Response to the Mayor’s draft consultation budget 2018-19’.


The report presents the Committee’s findings on the Mayor’s budget for London, evaluating the challenges across policing, transport, housing, fire, regeneration and more.


MEDIA CONTACT: Sonia Labboun on 020 7983 5769


Thursday 18 January

 Anti-social behaviour 

Police & Crime Committee

Antisocial behaviour in London has risen oven recent years, putting it back on the political agenda. The London Assembly Police & Crime Committee publishes its report ‘Respecting others: tackling antisocial behaviour in London’.



Location: Committee Room 4, City Hall, London, SE1 2AA

Date and time: Thursday, 18 January, 2:30-4:00pm

  • Steve O’Connell, Chairman, Police and Crime Committee
  • Paul Dunn, Antisocial Behaviour Adviser
  • Darren Baxter, Inspector Neighbourhood Task Force and Partnership, Tower Hamlets BOCU
  • Shirley Holmes, Community MARAC Coordinator, London Borough of Brent
  • Jo Grimshaw, Antisocial Behaviour Manager, Surrey Police
  • Janine Green, Managing Director, Resolve ASB

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067





Tuesday 16 January

 Economic Development Strategy  

Economy Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5
The London Assembly Economy Committee will discuss the Mayor’s Draft Economic Development Strategy, its aims and how success will be measured. The guests are:

  • Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business
  • Ben Johnson, Senior Adviser to the Mayor – Digital and Business Policy
  • Catherine Glossop, Principal Policy Officer Strategy & Innovation, Economic and Business Policy Unit, Greater London Authority
  • Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London
  • Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
  • Mubin Huq, Director of Policy and Grants, Trust for London

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067



Wednesday 17 January

 Electric vehicles and the London Plan   

Environment Committee – 10:00am in The Chamber
In the first part of the meeting, the London Assembly Environment Committee will discuss the role of electric vehicles in mayoral policy and the barriers to their take-up in London, especially for residents without their own parking and for black cabs. The guests are:


  • Lilli Matson, Director of Transport Strategy, TfL
  • Oliver Lord, Senior Policy & Programme Officer (air quality), GLA
  • Garry Thornton, Senior Marketing Manager, Zipcar
  • Kate Hinton, the PR Network (Zipcar)
  • Steve Nash, CEO, Institute of the Motor Industry

In the second part of the meeting the Committee will discuss environmental issues in the London Plan. The guests are:

  • Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills
  • Rachael Rooney, Strategic Planning Manager, GLA
  • Peter Heath, Senior Planner, GLA
  • Rhian Williams, Senior Strategic Planner, GLA
  • Jorn Peters, Senior Strategic Planner, GLA

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067



Thursday 18 January

 Mayor’s Question Time   

10:00am in The Chamber

At the first Mayor’s Question Time (MQT) this year, London Assembly Members will quiz the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.  Topics to be discussed include:

  • Knife Crime
  • Hate Crime
  • Clean air
  • New Year’s Eve stabbings


MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228





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.

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