Coming up next week at the London Assembly

06 February 2015

PUBLIC MEETINGS: Tuesday 10 February Affordable home ownership Housing Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5 The Housing Committee will discuss affordable home ownership in London with the following guests:

Jamie Ratcliff, Assistant Director - Programme, Policy and Services, Greater London Authority

Kush Rawal, Marketing Director, Thames Valley Housing Association

Catherine Harrington, Chief Executive, National Community Land Trust Network

Alex Hilton, Director of Generation Rent

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 Thursday 12 February Youth Offending Services Police & Crime Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber The Police and Crime Committee will hold a Q&A session with Youth Offending Teams and the Metropolitan Police about supporting ex-offenders into work and education. The following guests will take part in the discussion: From 10am

Ronke Martins-Taylor, Chief Services to Young People Officer, London Borough of Redbridge

Betty McDonald, Head of Tri-borough Youth Offending Service, Tri-borough Youth Offending Service

Detective Sergeant Gill Staunton, Youth Justice Coordinator, Metropolitan Police

Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer, Youth Justice Lead, Metropolitan Police

From approx. 11am

Keith Cohen, South London Resettlement Consortium Manager

Cheryle Davies, North East London Resettlement Consortium Manager

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603 Thursday 12 February Devolution in London Devolution Working Group – 1:30pm in Committee Room 3 The first meeting of the Devolution Working Group will discuss the Greater Manchester Agreement and future reform of skills funding and business support in London. The following guests will be questioned:

Sir Richard Leese CBE, Chair of the Core Cities Group and Leader of Manchester City Council

Harvey McGrath, Deputy-Chair, London Enterprise Panel

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 PUBLICATIONS: Wednesday 11 February The Environment Committee will publish its response to Transport for London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) consultation. The response includes recommendations, which would serve to strengthen plans for the proposed ULEZ. MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603 Thursday 12 February The Housing Committee will publish its report on housing estate renewal, ‘Knock It Down or Do It Up?’ The report looks at the decisions of councils and housing associations to either renovate or demolish existing estates. MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 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.