London Assembly

Thursday, 16 May 2019

  • Annual London education reports

    In February 2017 you published an annual London education report, yet no reports appear to have been published in 2018 and 2019.  What has happened to subsequent annual London education reports?

  • NHS salary cap exemptions

    Is the London Workforce Board, or any other part of the London Health Board, making any representations to the Government regarding a salary exemption for foreign citizens coming to work in the...

  • Young Londoners Fund (2)

    What is the total amount of money that has been spent by the Young Londoners Fund and how much is remaining?

  • Young Londoners Fund (1)

    What is the total amount of money set aside for the Young Londoners Fund?

  • Children in care

    Recent data has uncovered that there has been an increase in the number of children placed in care, that go missing, particularly after an out of area placement. How many of these took place in...

  • Directly elected Borough Mayors

    Will you support the call of Hammersmith & Fulham residents' to trigger a ballot to follow the lead of the Government which you were a member of , which led to directly elected Borough Mayors...

  • London Workforce Board

    What is the work programme for 2019/20 for the London Workforce Board?

  • Universal Credit

    The Institute for Fiscal Studies recently found that self-employed, low-paid and those on disability benefits are going to be the biggest losers as a result of Universal Credit. How many...

  • Secondary School Exclusions

    The London Assembly’s ‘Preventing secondary school exclusions’ report has found that the number of children being excluded from secondary schools in London has gone up for the...

  • Brexit and the ethnicity pay gap

    Comments from Simon Wooley, chairman of the government’s Race Disparity Advisory Group during a London Assembly economy committee meeting indicated that Brexit and austerity are having an...

  • London youth clubs

    Recent research from Guardian cities has shown that London has lost nearly 100 youth centres since 2011, these due to central government cuts to local councils. As part of your Young...

  • Electrical appliance safety in public sector fittings

    London Fire Brigade have recommended consumers do not buy plastic-backed appliances. What steps have you taken to ensure the fit-out on homes built using Greater London Authority money or on GLA...

  • Hackney Community Law Centre cuts

    In answer to question 2018/1172 regarding cuts to legal aid and advice organisations you said: “To assist them my team are hosting data surgeries to share skills on recording and measuring...

  • Postgraduate gender pay gap

    Women in England with postgraduate degrees still earn less than men with only bachelor’s degrees, while salaries for graduate men are growing at a faster pace than for their female peers,...

  • Childcare deposit scheme

    You have failed to answer my question submitted in November 2018 (Question number 2018/2987) requesting the number of employees who have applied for interest-free loans to assist with the...

  • Assessment of Budget Pressures and Cuts on Nurseries

    The National Day Nurseries Association has reported concerns that nurseries are limiting provision due to funding falling short of the costs of providing funded childcare places. There have also...

  • World culture forum (1)

    What has been the total cost to the GLA of the World Cities Culture Forum for the past 5 years broken down by year?

  • Child oral health (4)

    What, if any, plans do you have to work with colleagues in the Healthy London Partnership and other stakeholders in addressing the use of shisha and betel nut in London, given their harmful...

  • Support for residents living with flammable cladding (1)

    Surveys by the UK Cladding Action Group of residents in private tower blocks with flammable cladding showed that a quarter (25.5%) have sought medical help due to mental health issues, while...

  • Education and behaviour policies

    The National Education Union has described behaviour policies in schools in England as “damaging to pupil mental health.” There are concerns around behaviour policies such as...

  • Here for good law funding

    What is the total amount of money the GLA has given to the "here for good" organisation and what was this for?

  • Work to bring an NFL franchise to London

    What discussions, if any, have you had with the NFL regarding bringing a franchise to London? Please update on the current state of play for this endeavour.

  • Global sporting, cultural and artistic events

    Following London’s success in hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games can you outline which similar global sporting, cultural and artistic events London has bid for? Of those bids...

  • A new eye hospital for London

    What discussions, if any, has the Greater London Authority had with University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology regarding Project Oriel?

  • Equality of access to IVF treatment

    Do you agree that the level of provision available for those seeking IVF treatment in London should not be determined by where a patient lives?

  • SEND Budget Cuts

    Hackney council recently won the court case on SEND budgets, yet the issue remains unresolved for many young Londoners due to cuts from Government. Will you once again raise this important issue...

  • Update on Supported Internships

    What progress has been made delivering your welcome announcement of supported internships for young people with SEND at City Hall?

  • Healthy Schools Effectiveness Measurements

    How do you measure the effectiveness of the Healthy Schools London programme? How successful is the programme so far against these measurements? Will you use the same metrics to assess the...

  • Child oral health (3)

    Does the Healthy Early Years Award include support for early years settings to run supervised toothbrushing?

  • Child oral health (2)

    Does the Child Obesity Taskforce also consider the consequences of poor diet on young people’s oral health?

  • Child oral health (1)

    Your Health Inequalities Strategy rightly notes that child oral health is a problem in London with a strong social gradient. What are you doing to encourage external partners to take the actions...

  • Childhood Obesity Commission

    What is the total budget of the childhood obesity commission in the 2019-20 year and please provide me with a detailed line by line breakdown of how this will be spent?

  • ‘Off Rolling’ in London Schools

    Recent reports estimated that 49,000 children from one cohort in England appear to have been ‘off rolled’ at some point during their education, representing 1 in 12 pupils. Will you...

  • Primary School Choices

    Why does London have a lower proportion of families accepted into their first choice primary school compared (85%) to other major cities like Manchester (91%) and Birmingham (89%)? How are you...

What is this?

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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