Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 13 February

10 February 2017


Thursday 16 February
Brexit: Workers’ rights and London’s labour market
Economy Committee

The Economy Committee publishes a short report on Brexit, workers’ rights and London’s labour market. How will an exit from the EU affect these critical issues and what can be done to protect London’s low-paid workers in a post-Brexit economy

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067


Thursday 16 February
The Green Belt of the future 
9:30am – 4:00pm - London’s Living Room, City Hall, SE1 2AA

The London Assembly Planning Committee hosts an event on London’s Green Belt. Has the case for the Green Belt been strengthened or weakened?  What lessons can we learn from other countries where similar issues are faced? Could the Green Belt be reinvented through a number of incentives, interventions and initiatives? The conference will be looking at practical steps to realise the Green Belt of the future.

The panel of experts will include:

  • Professor Dieter Helm, Official Fellow in Economics at New College, University of Oxford and Chair, Natural Capital Committee
  • David Stanners, Head of Partnerships and Networks (PAN) at the European Environment Agency (EEA)
  • Baroness Barbara Young, Ex-CEO, Environment Agency
  • Noel Farrer, Immediate Past President of the Landscape Institute, Landscape Architect and Urban Designer
  • Janet Askew, Past President of Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy

MEDIA CONTACT: Sonia Labboun on 020 7983 5769

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.