Domestic violence, new council homes, Uber and housing policies

09 August 2017

Mayor Sadiq Khan will appear before London Assembly Members tomorrow for Mayor’s Question Time.  Topics to be discussed include:

  • A law change for domestic offences
  • Helping councils in London to build more new homes
  • The practice of Uber drivers lending their vehicles to other drivers
  • Whether Mayoral housing policies are meeting the demands of Londoners

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

The meeting will take place on Thursday, August 10 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 LIVE or later via webcast or YouTube 

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.