Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 6 June

03 June 2016

PUBLIC MEETINGS:

Tuesday 7 June
Deputy Mayor for Housing
Housing Committee - 10:00am in the Chamber

The Housing Committee will question the newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Housing, James Murray. The meeting will cover some of the new Mayor’s key housing proposals including:

  • Upping the pace of housebuilding in London
  • Delivering more genuinely affordable homes
  • Improving renting for Londoners
  • Tackling homelessness

MEDIA CONTACT: Ben Walker on 020 7983 5769

Wednesday 8 June
Transport for London
Plenary – 10:00am in the Chamber

Mayor Sadiq Khan and TfL Commissioner Mike Brown MVO will be questioned on a range of transport issues at a meeting of the full Assembly. The following topics will be discussed:

  • TfL – past and future
  • The Mayor’s transport manifesto
  • Reducing traffic in London
  • The black cab trade

Following this, Assembly Members will submit motions on various topics.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

Thursday 9 June
Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime – Confirmation Hearing
Police & Crime Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber

Councillor Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor of Hackney, has been proposed by the Mayor for the office of Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. The Committee will question Councillor Linden and make its recommendation to the Mayor on her appointment.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603

Thursday 9 June
Chair of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) and Deputy Chair of Transport for London
Confirmation Hearings Committee – 2.00pm in the Chamber

Fiona Twycross AM has been proposed for the office of Chair of LFEPA and Valerie Shawcross CBE has been proposed for the office of Deputy Chair of Transport for London. Assembly Members will question the Mayor’s proposed appointees and make its recommendations to the Mayor on their appointments.

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.