London Assembly

Friday, 18 January 2019

  • Creative Enterprise Zones (3)

    How will the impact of these Creative Enterprise Zones be evaluated? Please can you make public any documents relating to evaluation such as an evaluation framework?

  • Arts/Design and Technology in Schools

    Given the recent lower take up of Art and Design & Technology in the curriculum in recent years, what steps could you take, possibly through the London Curriculum programme or other...

  • Access to toilets (2)

    The same study found that many theatres only have one disabled toilet or none at all which is a problem for Londoners with disabilities that wish to visit the theatre. How can theatres in London...

  • Autism (5)

    What steps are you taking to ensure that London’s public places and public services are autism friendly?

  • Autism (2)

    What is the current estimated economic impact in London of people with autism being out of work or not receiving the support they need?

  • Autism (3)

    What support are the following bodies providing to Londoners diagnosed with autism; a) the GLA, b) the Metropolitan Police, c) Transport for London, and d) the London Fire Brigade?

  • Autism (1)

    What is the current autism employment gap in London and what was the gap over the past five years, broken down by year.

  • British Sign Language Charter

    In response to my question (September last year) you stated that the Greater London Authority was shortly due to complete the sign-up process for the British Sign Language Charter with the view...

  • Quality of Tender Awards (1)

    Can you confirm the GLA Group operates a 30%-price-to-70%-quality weighting for any contracts it is putting out to tender?

  • Valuing and Welcoming all Londoners

    Do you agree with me that government immigration policies since 2010 leave Britain open to accusations of xenophobia and discrimination against the working classes? How do we in London combat...

  • Boys on Track Report

    How will you be taking forward the findings from your recent report, Boys on Track?

  • Quality of Tender Awards (2)

    In your tender contracts, what process do you use to determine quality?   What weighting do you give to design?

  • Met Police in Northern Ireland

    Reports suggest that 1000 police officers are being trained to go to Northern Ireland in the event of disorder post Brexit. How many of these officers and in what ranks are from the Met?

  • Targeting the Causes and Effects of Childhood Poverty

    According to the Children’s Society, those growing up in childhood poverty are more likely to underachieve at school, have employment difficulties in adult life, experience social...

  • Low Income Londoners Still Welcome

    The recent government white paper on immigration suggests that people working in jobs that earn less than £30,000 a year, such as nurses, carers etc, are no longer welcome in the UK. What...

  • Integrating and Reconnecting Communities

    To what extent do you think that the government’s recent white paper exposes the disconnect within society between the haves and the have-nots, with the government suggesting £30,000...

  • Sanction detection rates

    What steps are you taking to tackle low sanction detection rates in outer London?

  • Domestic Abuse Offences

    How many domestic abuse offences were recorded in the following years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018?

  • Domestic Abuse Offences Gender Breakdown of Victims

    Please provide a breakdown of the recorded gender of victims of domestic abuse offences in 2018.

  • Domestic Abuse Offences Ethnicity Breakdown of Victims

    Please provide a breakdown of the ethnicity of victims of domestic abuse offences in 2018.

  • Domestic Abuse Incidents

    How many incidents of domestic abuse were recorded in the following years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018?

  • Intersectionality in the Metropolitan Police

    How many staff working in the Metropolitan Police are white men, black men, Asian men, men of other ethnic minorities, white women, black women, Asian women and women of other ethnic minorities?

  • Responsible Procurement Policy publication date

    In your response to my letter responding to your draft Culture Strategy you said: “I have set out in my strengthened Responsible Procurement Policy how I expect the GLA family and its...

  • Intersectional Pay Gaps in the Metropolitan Police

    What is the average pay in the Metropolitan Police of white men, black men, Asian men, men of other ethnic minorities, white women, black women, Asian women and women of other ethnic minorities?

  • Autism (7)

    What compulsory training do police officers and fire fighters currently receive on autism?

  • Museum of London (1)

    When will a planning application for the Museum of London’s new home at West Smithfield be submitted, given it was planned to be submitted in 2018? What has caused the delay and what...

  • Museum of London (2)

    Can you set out the current timeline for the Museum of London’s plans for relocation?

  • Nationals of other EU countries [5]

    How many a) officers and b) members of staff in the Metropolitan Police are nationals of other EU countries; what estimate have you made of the likely number who will return home in the event of...

  • Creative Enterprise Zones (1)

    The Mayor announced 6 Creative Enterprise Zones in December 2018, instead of 3 as was planned originally. The 6 CEZs will be awarded a share of more than £11m. What was the reason for this...

  • Creative Enterprise Zones (2)

    Much of the funding for the Creative Enterprise Zones appears to come from the Good Growth Fund and from the Skills budget. How will spending on the CEZs support the development of Londoners skills?

  • Annual London Education Report 2019

    Will you be publishing an Annual London Education report in 2019?

  • Successful Applicants for Early Years Campaign

    When will you be announcing the successful applicants for your Early Years Campaign funding?

  • London Employers and the Childcare Deposit Loan Scheme

    What progress have you made with other London employers to encourage them to launch their own childcare deposit loan scheme?

  • Childcare Deposit Loan Scheme

    How many families have benefited from your Childcare Deposit Loan scheme, and what is the average amount they have received?

  • Access to toilets (1)

    A recent study of West End theatres found that there is an average of just one toilet for every 38 female audience members meaning that for all women to use the toilet, they would need a...

  • Early Years Hub Effectiveness

    Your Early Years Hubs have now been open for about one year1. How effective have they been, and what lessons will you take forwards for your early years programmes?...

  • Nationals of other EU countries [8]

    What estimate have you made of the impact of a hard Brexit on the London Fire Brigade’s ability to recruit a) operational firefighters and b) members of staff in who are nationals of other...

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The London Assembly is a 25-member elected body, part of the Greater London Authority, that scrutinises the activities of the Mayor of London.

The London Assembly was established in 2000 and meets at City Hall on the south bank of the River Thames, close to Tower Bridge. The Assembly is also able to investigate other issues of importance to Londoners (transport, environmental matters, etc.), publish its findings and recommendations, and make proposals to the Mayor.

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