Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 20th June

17 June 2016

EVENT:

Monday 20 June

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony

10:00am – outside City Hall (beside Potters Field Park)

Chairman of the London Assembly, Tony Arbour AM and Mayor Sadiq Khan will jointly host the annual Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony. They will be joined by representatives from the Army, Navy and RAF and attendees will include military charities, cadets and veterans, including members of the City Hall branch of the Royal British Legion and Chelsea Pensioners.

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS:

Tuesday 21 June

Economic challenges and priorities facing London

Economy Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5

The Economy Committee will discuss London’s economy with a range of experts, focusing on the key economic challenges and priorities for the new Mayor. Topics to be discussed will include: creating an accessible, inclusive and fair labour market, low pay and in-work poverty, flexible working including temporary and zero-hour contracts, skills shortages, the cost and supply of workspace and supporting the SME sector.

The guests are:

  • Lord Adebowale CBE, Chair, London Fairness Commission
  • Richard Brown, Research Director, Centre for London
  • Laurie Heselden, Campaigns & Policy Officer, Southern and Eastern Region, Trades Union Congress
  • Clare Ludlow, Director of Innovation, Timewise Foundation
  • Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Matthew Waite, Senior Economist, Greater London Authority (GLA)

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan 020 7983 4603

 

Wednesday 22 June

Mayor’s Question Time

The Chamber – 10:00am

The London Assembly will question Mayor Sadiq Khan for the second time since his election.

Assembly Members will ask him questions about‎ the following topics and more:

  • Impact on London of the National Funding Formula for schools
  • The fares freeze
  • Energy for Londoners and what it means
  • Protecting the capital’s LGBT Community from terrorism

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.