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05 July 2017

The Mayor of London and the Deputy Commissioner answer questions from the London Assembly tomorrow.


Government to U-turn on police funding reform to protect Met budget

ITV News – 20 June, 2017


Home Office insists Metropolitan Police budget will be protected as force 'faces £400m cuts'

The Independent – 20 June, 2017


Stretched police shelving other inquiries to focus on terrorism, says Met chief

The Guardian – 21 June, 2017


Sadiq Khan to shut 50 per cent of police station front counters

Evening Standard – June 22, 2017


Terrorism, knife, online, hate - crime comes in many different forms these days. The challenges of policing London are huge.


At a full meeting of the London Assembly tomorrow, Assembly Members will put questions to:

  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
  • Craig Mackey QPM, Deputy Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service

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


The meeting will take place on Thursday, 6 July 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 LIVE via webcast or   YouTube

Follow us @LondonAssembly and take part in the meeting discussion using #policingLondon


Notes to editors

  1. 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 Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228.  For out of hours media enquiries, call 020 7983 4000 and ask for the London Assembly duty press officerNon-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.