Coming up next week at the London Assembly

19 June 2015

PUBLIC MEETINGS: Monday 22 June Fiscal and health devolution Devolution Working Group – 4:00pm in Committee Room 3 The Devolution Working Group will hear from the following guests on whether London can still secure fiscal devolution and how London’s government could better integrate health and social care:

Professor Tony Travers, Director, LSE London, London School of Economics

Andrew Eyres, Chief Officer, NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 Tuesday 23 June Student accommodation in London Housing Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5 The Housing Committee will look at whether too much student accommodation is being built in certain areas of London and how affordable the new housing is to the majority of students. The following guests will give evidence:

Asif Uz Zaman, Design & Planning Manager, Unite Group

Mark Williams, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and New Homes, London Borough of Southwark

Marcus Roberts, Head of Student Investment & Development, Savills

Colum McGuire, Vice-President (Welfare), National Union of Students

Professor Chris Hamnett, Emeritus Professor of Geography, King’s College London

Roland Shanks, Information and Projects Manager, University of London Housing Services (from 11:30am)

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769 Wednesday 24 June Tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention Health Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber The Health Committee will explore the treatment and prevention of TB in London including a discussion on how awareness of the disease can be increased. The following guests will be questioned:

Yvonne Doyle, London Regional Director, Public Health England

Lynn Altass, National TB Strategy Implementation Manager, NHS England

Dr Marc Lipman, Consultant Physician, Royal Free Hospital

Jacqui White, Lead Nurse, North Central London TB Service

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067 Thursday 25 June Q&A session with MOPAC and the Met Police & Crime Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber The first section of the meeting will focus on the handling of rape cases in London following the publication of an independent review. The following guests will give evidence:

Rt. Hon. Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC (conducted the review)

Baljit Ubhey OBE, Chief Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service London

Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Assistant Commissioner Pat Gallan QPM, Specialist Crime and Operations, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

The second section of the meeting will be on preventing extremism and body worn cameras with the following guests:

Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, National Policing Lead for Counter Terrorism, MPS

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603 SITE VISIT Friday 26 June Sevenoaks train ride Transport Committee – 9:30am-12:30pm The Transport Committee will visit Sevenoaks, Kent as part of its investigation into rail devolution. Train from London Bridge to Sevenoaks via Orpington 10:00-11:30am (approx.): Meeting at Sevenoaks District Council with Sevenoaks Rail Travellers Association and local councillors to discuss Transport for London’s bid for the SouthEastern Rail Franchise MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228 INFORMAL MEETING Friday 26 June London’s Rail Services Transport Committee – 2:30pm-5:00pm A range of experts and stakeholders will make short informal presentations to Transport Committee Members about rail devolution in London and answer follow-up questions. Attendees include: London Councils Transport for All London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Transport for Quality of Life TSSA RMT Unite Aslef 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.