Coming up next week at the London Assembly

15 March 2019

EVENTS

Monday 18 March 2019

The BAME Donor Gala

London’s Living Room, City Hall – 6.30pm

The Health Committee hosts a gala full of celebrities, VIPs, community leaders and healthcare professionals to raise awareness about the lack of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic donors in London.

MEDIA CONTACT: Funmi Olutoye on 020 7084 271

 

PUBLICATIONS

Monday 18 March 2019

The BAME Donor survey

Health Committee

The Health Committee publishes a survey and report looking into the attitudes of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Londoners to organ donation. NHS figures show 62% of all Londoners waiting for a transplant are either Black or Asian. However, of the BAME Londoners surveyed only 1% are on the organ donor register.

MEDIA CONTACT: Funmi Olutoye on 020 7084 2713

 

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Neighbourhood Crime

Police & Crime Committee

The Police & Crime Committee publishes a letter looking at the impact of local priority setting on crimes like burglary, robbery and theft across London boroughs.

MEDIA CONTACT: Giles Broadbent on 020 7983 5769

 

Thursday 21 March 2019

Disability Employment Gap

Economy Committee

The Economy Committee publishes a snapshot of the challenges disabled people face getting into work and staying employed.

MEDIA CONTACT: Giles Broadbent on 020 7983 5769

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Tuesday 19 March 2019

GLA Business

GLA Oversight Committee – 10.00am in Committee Room 5

The GLA Oversight Committee will be meeting to discuss proposed allocation of the Assembly budget for the 2019-20, the GLA's current pay and grading structure and proposed changes to the GLA establishment.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

 

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Internal Audit Reports

Audit Panel – 3.30pm in Committee Room 5

The Audit Panel will analyse internal audit reports from within the GLA. It will also look at the corporate risk register and expenses.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228

 

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Road Repairs

Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee – 2.00pm in Committee Room 5

The Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee will investigate the challenges facing TfL as it reduces spending on non-essential road repairs.

With guests:

  • Patrick Doig, Transport for London, Divisional Finance Director: Surface Transport
  • Andrew Gilligan, Former Cycling Commissioner for London
  • Paulius Mackela, London Councils, Principal Project & Policy Officer

MEDIA CONTACT: Giles Broadbent on 020 7983 5769

 

Thursday 21 March 2019

Mayor’s Question Time

London Assembly Members & Mayor of London – 10.00am in The Chamber

London Assembly members will put questions to the Mayor of London about a variety of issues facing Londoners.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Implications of Brexit for the London economy and Londoners
  • Plans to commemorate our departure from the European Union
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency Consultation and London’s river traffic
  • Incentivising developers to provide more affordable homes

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.