Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 4 July

01 July 2016

PUBLIC MEETINGS:

Tuesday 5 July
Sustaining supported housing
Housing Committee
– 10:00am in Committee Room 5

The Housing Committee will examine why supported housing is important to the capital and what can be done to assist Registered Providers to continue to meet London’s supported housing demands in the face of increasing financial pressures.

The guests are:

  • Lee Buss, Director of Operations, Evolve Housing + Support
  • Chris Hampson, Chief Executive, Look Ahead Care and Support
  • Jon Lillistone, Head of Commercial, Innovation and Insight, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Jamie Ratcliff, Assistant Director – Programme, Policy and Services, Housing and Land, Greater London Authority (GLA)

MEDIA CONTACT: Ben Walker on 020 7983 5769

Wednesday 6 July
Policing in London
Plenary – 10:00am in the Chamber

At a full meeting of the London Assembly, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, will be questioned on a range of policing issues. 

The following topics will be discussed:

  • The future of the Metropolitan Police Service
  • Policing challenges in London
  • Diversity in the Metropolitan Police service
  • Alleged assaults by Uber drivers

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067

Wednesday 6 July
Implications of Brexit for London

Economy Committee – 2:30pm in Committee Room 5

The Economy Committee will discuss the implications and impact on the London economy of the UK’s decision to withdraw from the EU. Topics for discussion will include trade and investment, the labour market and the Mayor’s role in EU exit negotiations.

The guests are:

  • Professor Tony Travers, Director, LSE London
  • Megan Dobney, Regional Secretary, Southern and Eastern Region, Trades Union Congress
  • Mark Littlewood, Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs
  • Dr David Lutton, Executive Director of Policy, London First
  • Professor Albert Weale, Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy, University College London European Institute
  • Matthew Jaffa, Senior Development Manager, Federation of Small Businesses

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.