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Final questions for outgoing Mayor in #MQT

15 March 2016

This meeting took place on 16 March 2016. Read the transcript for the first section here and the second section here.

Mayor Boris Johnson MP, will appear before the London Assembly [1] tomorrow, for the final time before his Mayoral term ends.  

The Assembly questions the Mayor, in public, ten times a year at Mayor’s Question Time (MQT) meetings, as part of its role of holding him to account [2]

Tomorrow Assembly Members will ask him questions about:

  • Knife crime and whether enough has been done to tackle it
  • The protections afforded by European Union Directives
  • Business preparedness for cybercrime or a cyber-attack
  • London’s housing situation and the Mayor’s legacy on housing


The role of the Assembly is to act as a check and balance on the activities of the Mayor.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, 16 March from 10:00am in The Chamber at City Hall (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Media and members of the public are invited to attend.

The meeting can also be viewed via webcast.

Notes to editors

  1. Police and Crime Plan 2013-16, March 2013.
  2. Full Agenda papers.
  3. Joanne McCartney AM, Chair of the Police and Crime Committee is available for interview.  See contact details below.
  4. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

For media enquiries, please contact Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603.  For out of hours media enquiries, call 020 7983 4000 and ask for the London Assembly duty press officerNon-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.