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Coming up next week at the London Assembly - week commencing 03/07/17

30 June 2017


Wednesday 5 July
Green spaces  
Environment Committee - 10:30am-11:15am

London’s parks and green spaces face an uncertain future as funds are limited. The Environment Committee will publish its report, ‘Park life: ensuring green spaces remain a hit with Londoners’ which looks at what measures should be taken to protect and improve the capital’s green spaces.

The report will be launched at an historic and award-winning park in central London which has been restored to its original Victorian design. Volunteers help maintain the garden which hosts after-school clubs, poetry readings, gardening sessions and other local community events.

Time: 10:30am-11:15am
Location: Red Cross Garden, 50 Redcross Way, London SE1 1HA
Nearest stations: Borough (Northern line) and London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines),


MEDIA CONTACT:   Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603



Tuesday 4 July
Community-led housing 
Housing Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 4

The Housing Committee will examine four community-led housing projects in London, to understand their advantages and disadvantages and how further support or a different approach could facilitate them in London.

The guests are:

  • Tom Chance, Grants and Development Manager, National Community Land Trust Network
  • Maria Brenton, Resident, Older Women’s Co-Housing
  • Calum Green, Communities and Campaigns Director, London Community Land Trust and Citizens UK
  • Alex Smith, Chairman, Camley Street Neighbourhood Forum and Community Land Trust
  • Ruth Moulton, Director, St. Ann’s Redevelopment Trust
  • Tony Wood, Director, St. Ann’s Redevelopment Trust

MEDIA CONTACT: Sonia Labboun on 020 7983 5769


Wednesday 5 July
Tackling antisocial behaviour 

Police and Crime Committee – 10:00am in the Chamber 

The Police and Crime Committee will begin its investigation into antisocial behaviour in London.

The following guests will be questioned:

  • Paul Dunn, Chair, London Antisocial Behavior Advisory Service
  • Janine Green, Managing Director, Resolve ASB
  • David Millar, Chair of Hammersmith & Fulham Safer Neighbourhood Board
  • Molly Blackburn, Programme Manager, Victim Support
  • Joe Joseph, Director of Resident Services, Peabody
  • Kuljit Bhogal, Joint Head of the Housing Team, Cornerstone Barristers

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Dolan on 020 7983 4603


Thursday 6 July
Policing in London – 10:00am in The Chamber

The Assembly will put questions to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, and Cressida Dick CBE QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, on policing in London.

Following this, Assembly Members will submit motions on various topics.

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.

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