Coming up next week at the London Assembly w/c 29 June

26 June 2015

REPORT LAUNCH: Thursday 2 July Youth reoffending in London Police & Crime Committee The Police & Crime Committee will publish its report on youth reoffending trends in London. The report makes a number of recommendations for the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to help support young offenders in London and to help them stop committing further offences. The report will be sent out on Wednesday 1 July under embargo. MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603 PUBLIC MEETINGS: Tuesday 30 June Work programme GLA Oversight Committee - 10:00am in Committee Room 5 The GLA Oversight Committee will agree its programme of work for the year ahead. MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228 Wednesday 1 July London Enterprise Panel (LEP) Plenary – 10:00am in the Chamber The London Assembly will examine the work of the LEP in London. The following guests will be questioned:

Harvey McGrath, Deputy Chair, LEP

Cathy Walsh OBE, Further Education Representative, LEP

Following this, Members will submit motions on topics of their choosing. MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228 Wednesday 1 July How can the Met save millions? Budget & Performance Committee – 2:15pm in the Chamber The Met may need to make savings of up to £800 million by 2020 – how will it achieve this? In the first part of the meeting, Members will ask the National Audit Office (NAO) about how police forces have attempted to find savings by contracting out services to private partners. In the second half of the meeting, the Committee will hear from the following guests on how the Met plans to make savings in its back office and, in particular, its plans to outsource finance, procurement and HR services:

Lynda McMullan, Director of Resources, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

Lee Tribe, Director of Procurement Services, MPS

A representative of MOPAC

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 Thursday 2 July Solar power in London Environment Committee – 10.00am in the Chamber The Environment Committee will continue its investigation into the generation of solar power in London homes and will hear from the following guests:

James Hardy, Principal Policy and Programme Officer (Energy), Greater London Authority (GLA)

Kore Mason, RE:NEW Programme Manager, GLA

Leonie Greene, Head of Public Affairs, Solar Trade Association

Afsheen Rashid, Chief Operating Officer, Repowering London

Brian Horne, Knowledge Manager, Energy Saving Trust

Seb Berry, Head of Public Affairs, Solarcentury

Judith Page, Director of Property Services, Ascham Homes

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603 Thursday 2 July Transport-led regeneration Regeneration Committee - 2:00pm in Committee Room 5 The Regeneration Committee will discuss the Mayor and Transport for London’s (TfL) programmes to support regeneration through investment in transport, in particular TfL’s Growth Fund. The following guests will be questioned:

Isabel Dedring, Deputy Mayor for Transport

Alex Williams, Director of Borough Planning, TfL

Martyn Evans, Creative Director, Cathedral Group

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067 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.

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