Assembly to question Mayor on policing

02 June 2015

This meeting took place on 3 June 2015. Read the transcript here.

  • Is tackling knife crime a priority for the Metropolitan Police Service?
  • A further £800 million of cuts are planned for the next few years, how will the Met cope?
  • What role does technology have to play in providing London with a police force fit for the 21st century?
  • If the Government proposes a "snoopers charter", will it be used to empower the Police to target domestic extremists?

The London Assembly will tomorrow examine policing in London. This will involve questioning;

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, 3rd June from 10.00am in The Chamber at City Hall (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Media and members of the public are invited to attend.

The meeting can also be viewed via webcast

Notes to editors

Notes for Editors:

  1. Full agenda papers.
  2. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

For media enquiries, please contact Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067. 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.