Coming up next week at the London Assembly

30 January 2015


Tuesday 3 February

Smithfield Market site visit

Regeneration Committee – 9.30am at the Guildhall, City of London

The Regeneration Committee will visit Smithfield Market to hear about the City of London Corporation’s regeneration plans for the market and surrounding area.



Wednesday 4 February

Water in the capital

Environment Committee – 10.30am in the Chamber

The Environment Committee will discuss London’s water - including the Mayor’s role, water quality, drainage, supply and demand, sewage and prices - with the following guests:

Alex Nickson, Policy & Programmes Manager, GLA

Kevin Reid, Principal Programme Manager, GLA

Sir Tony Redmond, Chair, London and South East Region, Consumer Council for Water

Richard Aylard, External Affairs and Sustainability Director, Thames Water

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603


Thursday 5 February

The Regeneration of the Royal Docks Regeneration Committee - 2pm in Committee Room 4

The Regeneration Committee will discuss the Mayor’s vision for the regeneration of the Royal Docks and the establishment of the Enterprise Zone with the following guests:

Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director, Regeneration, GLA

A representative from GLA Housing and Land

Paul Swinney, Senior Economist, Centre for Cities

Jonathan Seager, Housing and Olympics Legacy Policy Lead, London First

Eric Sorensen, former Chief Executive of the London Docklands Development Corporation

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067


Friday 6 February

Further Alterations to the London Plan

Plenary – 9.30am in the Chamber

The London Assembly will put questions on the Further Alterations to the London Plan (the Mayor’s spatial development strategy) to the following guests:

Sir Edward Lister, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning

Stewart Murray, Assistant Director – Planning, GLA

Members may reject the Plan if two-thirds of those present vote to do so.

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228


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.