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Coming up next week at the London Assembly week commencing 27/06/2016

24 June 2016



Wednesday 29 June

Pedestrianising Oxford Street

Transport Committee – 10:00am-12:00pm


The Transport Committee is investigating how the Mayor can fulfil his manifesto commitment to pedestrianise Oxford Street. Assembly Members will walk along the street as part of a site visit to help identify the implications for pedestrians, road users and retailers. 

Accompanying them will be guests including Living Streets, Westminster City Council, the New West End Company and Publica.


Location: Meet at Tottenham Court Road underground station
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm


MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228





Tuesday 28 June

Transport for London’s financial challenge

Budget and Performance Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber


The Budget and Performance Committee will question guests on the financial challenges facing Transport for London (TfL) – including delivery of the four-year freeze on TfL fares at a reported cost of £640 million - and what these financial restrictions will ultimately mean for passengers.

The guests are:

  • Ian Nunn, Chief Finance Officer, TfL
  • Graeme Craig, Director of Commercial Development, TfL


MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603



Wednesday 29 June

Changing the London Plan

Planning Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber

The Planning Committee will examine how the Mayor expects to revise the London Plan to reflect London’s growth; and to what extent he will incorporate his own housing, employment and infrastructure policy priorities within it.

The guests are:

  • James Murray, Deputy Mayor for Housing
  • John Lett, Strategic Planning Manager, London Plan Team, GLA
  • Liz Peace CBE, Adviser on Property, Politics and the Built Environment
  • Tony Pidgley CBE, Chairman of the Berkeley Group plc
  • Simon Powell, Assistant Director – Strategic Projects and Property, Housing and Land, GLA
  • Jeremy Skinner, Senior Manager - Growth & Enterprise, GLA


MEDIA CONTACT: Ben Walker on 020 7983 5769

Wednesday 29 June
Q&A with the Met and MOPAC

Police and Crime Committee – 2:00pm in the Chamber

The first Q&A session held by the new Police and Crime Committee will address a range of topics from Operation Viper to CCTV.

The guests are:

  • Craig Mackey QPM, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)


MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603


Thursday 30 June

GLA and Assembly Business

GLA Oversight Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5


The GLA Oversight Committee will consider a number of business items.


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.