Coming up next week - 19/01/2015

16 January 2015


Wednesday 21 January

Mayor’s Question Time (MQT) -10.00am in the Chamber

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson will face Assembly questions for the first time in 2015. Subjects will include:

Helping homeless veterans

Justification for the Met recording and retaining information

Ultra Low Emission Zone changes after the public consultation

A & E waiting times and ambulance response times

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Bell on 020 7983 4228


Thursday 22 January

Accommodating London’s growth

Planning Committee – 10:00am in Committee Room 5

The Planning Committee will question the following guests on how the expected rise in London’s population will be planned for:

Jonathan Manns, Director of Planning, Colliers International

Catriona Riddell, Director, Catriona Riddell Associates

Marcel Steward, Environmental Risk and Insurance Consultant

Philipp Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities

Paul Miner, Senior Planning Officer , Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)

Noel Farrer, President, Landscape Institute.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769


Thursday 22 January

Monitoring the Mayor’s budget

Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee – 2:00pm in the Chamber

The Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee will speak to the following guests about the Dot London and London & Partners business plans:

Andrew Cooke, Chief Operating Officer, London & Partners

Alex Kinchin-Smith, Programme Director, Dot London.

The Committee will also speak to Emma Strain, the Greater London Authority’s Assistant Director for External Relations, about the ticketing of the 2014 New Year’s Eve celebrations.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769

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.