London policing in the Assembly spotlight

08 December 2014

This meeting took place on 9 December 2014. Read the transcript here.

The role of the London Assembly is to act as a check and balance on the activities of the Mayor and the various organisations his office supports.

Tomorrow the Assembly will hold a question and answer session to examine the current and future state of policing in London.

This will involve questioning;

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Craig Mackey QPM, Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

Topics to be covered include;

Budget cuts and their effect on future policing needs

Reducing violent crime

Undercover policing and sexual relationships

Compulsory disclosure of membership of organisations

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 9 December from 3.00pm 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 for Editors:

Full agenda papers

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 officer. Non-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.