Final Mayor’s Question Time of the year

24 March 2015

This meeting took place on 25 March 2015. Read the transcript for the first section here and the second section here.

The London Assembly [2] questions the Mayor, in public, ten times a year at Mayor’s Question Time meetings, as part of its role of holding him to account [3].

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

Tomorrow, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson will face questions on subjects including:

  • How the procurement process for the Garden Bridge was conducted
  • Devolution to City Hall of the control of suburban rail services
  • Foreign language skills in the capital
  • Bringing an end to the chaos at London Bridge station

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, 25 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

Notes for Editors:

  1. Full agenda papers including a list of priority questions.
  2. 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.
  3. There are 25 London Assembly Members - twelve Labour, nine GLA Conservative, two Liberal Democrat and two Green Party Members.
  4. Questions put to the Mayor by the Assembly Members cover the full range of his responsibilities including policing, the fire service, regeneration and transport.
  5. 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.

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.