Mayor's Question Time

First MQT of 2017

17 January 2017

During the first Mayor’s Question Time of 2017 tomorrow, London Assembly Members will question Mayor Sadiq Khan on‎ the following topics and more:

  • Strike action
  • Devolution of adult education
  • The new Walking and Cycling Commissioner
  • Southern Rail

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]

The Assembly acts as a check and balance on the activities of the Mayor.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 18 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 – numbers may be limited.

The meeting can also be viewed via webcast.

Follow us @LondonAssembly and take part in the meeting discussion using #MQT

Notes to editors

  1. The London Assembly is part of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Assembly Members are elected every four years, at the same time as the Mayor. There are 25 London Assembly Members - twelve Labour, eight GLA Conservatives, two Green Party, two UKIP and one Liberal Democrat member.
  2. Questions put to the Mayor by the Assembly Members cover the full range of his responsibilities including policing, the fire service, regeneration and transport.Questions from Assembly Members that are not answered at the meeting are given written answers which are published on the GLA’s website within a week of the meeting.
  3. Full agenda papers including a list of priority questions.

For media enquiries, please contact Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228.  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.