Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 30 November

27 November 2015

PUBLIC MEETINGS:

Wednesday 2 December
Questions to the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA)
Plenary – 10:00am in the Chamber

The London Assembly will hold a Q&A session with LFEPA. Topics will include:

  • LFEPA cuts and the safety of Londoners.

  • Proposed dissolution of LFEPA.

  • Impact of climate change on work.

  • New technology.

The guests are:

  • Gareth Bacon AM, Chairman of LFEPA.

  • Ron Dobson CBE QFSM, London Fire Commissioner, London Fire Brigade.

Following this, the Assembly will debate Motions on a number of different subjects.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

Thursday 3 December
Alcohol and its impact on policing London’s Night-Time Economy
Police & Crime Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber

The Police & Crime Committee will launch its investigation into the impact of alcohol on policing London’s Night-Time Economy. It will examine the levels of alcohol-fuelled crime and anti-social behaviour, and the demands it places on policing. The Committee will also discuss how licensing measures can help prevent crime and disorder. The guests are:

  • Commander Simon Letchford, Metropolitan Police Service.

  • Jon Foster, Senior Research and Policy Officer, Institute of Alcohol Studies.

  • Christopher Snowden, Director of Lifestyle Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs.

  • Janice Hart, Service Director - Public Protection, London Borough of Islington.

  • Daisy Blench, Policy Manager - Alcohol Policy and Responsibility, British Beer & Pub Association.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

SITE VISIT:

Tuesday 1 December
Mill Hill East & West Hampstead Intensification Areas
Regeneration Committee – 8:15am, Inglis Consortium Site Office, NW7 1SJ

The Regeneration Committee will visit Mill Hill East and West Hampstead Intensification Areas to understand the impact of Intensification Area designation on local regeneration and how development is progressing at both sites.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067

PUBLICATIONS:

Monday 30 November
Cutting Carbon in London 2015 Update
Environment Committee

On the day COP21 the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference begins, the Environment Committee releases its latest review of the Mayor’s carbon reduction targets.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

Thursday 3 December
A Mayoral Manifesto for the Digital Economy
Economy Committee

The Economy Committee will launch its ‘Mayoral Manifesto for the Digital Economy’, which will call on the Mayor of London to address barriers affecting the growth of this sector, including poor broadband connectivity for SMEs, a lack of diversity in the sector and a significant shortage of skilled talent.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067

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.