Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 31 October

28 October 2016


Tuesday 1 November
Making TfL land work for Londoners 
Housing Committee – 10:00am in The Chamber

The Housing Committee will examine how the Mayor can ensure Londoners get the best deal from Transport for London (TfL) land. The Committee will hear from the following guests:

  • James Murray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development, Greater London Authority (GLA)
  • Simon Powell, Assistant Director - Strategic Projects and Property, GLA
  • Lester Hampson, Director of Property Development, TfL

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

Wednesday 2 November
London & Partners 
Plenary – 10:00am in The Chamber

At a full meeting of the London Assembly, Assembly Members will discuss tourism and business links in post-Brexit London and London & Partners’ role in promoting the capital. The guests are:

  • Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business and Chair, London & Partners
  • Andrew Cooke, Acting Chief Executive, London & Partners

These topics and more will be discussed:

  • Measuring the effectiveness of London & Partners
  • An assessment of the impact that leaving the European Union will have on London
  • Reassessing the L&P business model
  • Promoting and supporting small businesses and grassroots culture in London

Assembly Members will then submit motions on various topics.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

Thursday 3 November
Notting Hill Carnival 
Police & Crime Committee – 10:00am in The Chamber

Concerns have been raised about safety at Notting Hill Carnival, despite nearly £8 million being spent on policing and stewarding this year. The Police & Crime Committee will hold its first public meeting as part of the investigation into security and policing at Notting Hill Carnival, to discuss events at this year’s Carnival. The guests are:

  • Dave Morgan, Operational Adviser, Notting Hill Carnival
  • Martin Jackson, Managing Director, McKenzie Arnold Security
  • Pepe Francis MBE, Director, London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust Ltd
  • Commander Dave Musker, Metropolitan Police

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

Thursday 3 November
GLA Monitoring Report – affordable housing 
Budget Monitoring Sub Committee – 2:00pm in Committee Room 5

The Budget Monitoring Sub Committee will examine the GLA’s Monitoring Report and will focus on affordable housing performance. Topics for discussion will include the GLA’s housing programme performance, the Mayor’s housing commitments and expectations for the Autumn Statement. The guests are:

  • Jamie Ratcliff, Assistant Director – Programme, Policy and Services, GLA

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067

Thursday 3 November
People’s Question Time - PQT 

Brent Civic Centre, HA9 0FJ – 7:00-9:00pm

The London Assembly Member for Brent and Harrow, Navin Shah AM will Chair PQT in Brent. This will be Mayor Sadiq Khan’s first People’s Question Time since his election. Topics for discussion with the London Assembly and the Mayor will include:

  • Transport
  • Safety
  • Air quality and environment
  • Housing
  • Growing London’s economy

Media are invited to attend.

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.