London Assembly

Friday, 13 September 2019

  • LP Annual Monitoring Report

    The London Plan Annual Monitoring Report for 2017-18 was due to be published in May this year. It now says Autumn 2019. This will be 18 to 30 months after the period in question, which does not...

  • LU Train operators

    For the 2018/19 year can you please break down the number of London Underground train operators or instructor operators whose total gross compensation fell within the following bands:...

  • High Streets

    Your new draft London Plan policy SD6 refers to “Town Centres and High Streets”, and references to both come throughout the plan. However, while Town Centres are mapped, listed and...

  • London Development Database

    I understand that the creation of a new version of the London Development Database is underway. When will it be ready, and will officers provide a briefing to Assembly Members when it goes live?

  • Control Risks (4)

    Who at Crossrail authorised Control Risks to monitor trade union activity? Was it the project’s technical director Chris Sexton?

  • Control Risks (3)

    Were TfL nominees to the Crossrail Board aware of this monitoring? If they were, did they report back to TfL?

  • Rail Devolution

    In May 2018, the new Transport Secretary, Grant Schapps, said, “I've met the rail minister and urged him to end Great Northern's franchise with their appalling new Welwyn Hatfield...

  • Dockless Bikes Law

    I understand that TfL are looking to introduce a pan-London by-law to control where dock less bikes are left but that it could take a year. Can you update me on this work and explain...

  • TfL Tracking (1)

    From 8 July, TfL have been tracking passenger movements using the Underground’s Wi-Fi system and mobile phones, to gain data on how the transport network is being used. It has been reported...

  • 22-23 Tileyard Road

    Did the GLA submit any evidence to the Planning Enquiry recently held regarding the application at 22-23 Tileyard Road & 196-228 York Way, GLA reference 4225, LPA case number, P2018/2355/FUL?...

  • Cab Enforcement Unit (4)

    Does the Mayor agree that six months is an unacceptable length of time to wait for a Met Police response to an allegation of a crime?

  • Cab Enforcement Unit (3)

    Has TfL ever communicated to the Met Police’s cab enforcement unit that the Police should not talk or communicate with certain individuals or certain trade union representatives within the...

  • Norwood Junction station – step free access

    Please provide an update on progress towards making Norwood Junction Station step free.

  • Hammersmith Bridge Pontoons

    What consideration has been given to introducing a temporary river bus service at Hammersmith Bridge using pontoons?

  • TfL travelcards – online purchase (1)

    How many people now buy annual travelcards online? Please provide figures by proportion and number.

  • Zero-hunger city

    What support do you need from the Government to make London a zero-hunger city?

  • Child Poverty

    Have the Government’s austerity policies worsened child poverty in London?

  • EU Londoners

    How many Londoners who are citizens of other EU or EEA countries have applied for settled status?

  • London Living Wage (2)

    Can you provide a breakdown of the total number of employers paying the London Living Wage, by year, since its introduction?

  • London Living Wage (1)

    Can you provide a breakdown of the total number of Londoners receiving the London Living Wage, by year, since its introduction?

  • Trifocal

    Is the Trifocal programme on track to meet its targets? How will you develop and enhance its successes in reducing business food waste?

  • Borough waste management (1)

    What progress have you made working with the Boroughs to submit their Reduction & Recycling Plans?

  • Climate Action Week

    How will you be continuing the successful conversations started in London Climate Action Week?

  • LU Train operators (2)

    How much did the highest paid LU train operator earn in 2018/19?

  • Community Tree Planting

    When will you be announcing the successful recipients of the Community Tree Planting Grants?

  • Urban Greening Factor

    Now that London is officially a National Park City, will you commit to strengthening the Urban Greening Factor in the draft new London Plan, to match Berlin’s ambitious figures?

  • Re:new (1)

    Last year, in your answer to my question 2018/2742, you told me that under the RE:NEW programme, scheduled to end in April 2019, once installed, the 4,000 home retrofits should save around 3,700...

  • Funeral Costs

    Rising funeral costs disproportionately impact on the poorest Londoners at a particularly vulnerable time. What can the Mayor do, from City Hall, to assist Londoners struggling to meet the added...

  • Ensuring Government Delivers on its Promises to Protect Disabled People

    The Government recently announced long overdue benefit reforms to protect disabled people, after the Mayor wrote to them highlighting the damaging impact of welfare changes on deaf & disabled...

  • External Affairs Budget

    What is the total external affairs budget for the 2019/20 year?

  • Autism (11)

    Do you have a breakdown of the autism content within the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing, confirming whether the autism modules are mandatory, how many hours autism training officers receive...

  • Major events and recycling bins

    What guidance does London & Partners and the GLA provide to sponsors and organisers of major events to ensure that adequate and suitable recycling bins are provided?

  • Cumulative Impact Assessment of Welfare Reform

    What was the total cost to the GLA of the "Cumulative Impact Assessment of Welfare Reform in London" report? Please provide an itemised breakdown of the costs.

  • Cost of flights and hotels for MPS officers

    What is the cost of (1) flights, and (2) hotels for MPS officers for 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 to date. Please also break down the costs for the flights for each year by first class, business...

  • IA 13744 Documentation

    Further to your response to MQT 2019/12003, please provide minutes of the 18 June 2014 closed meeting between First Group TOL and TfL, all IA 13744 drafts and any communication between TfL and...

  • Autism (12)

    Please could you provide a breakdown of the autism training Metropolitan Police officers and staff will receive after the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing is phased out, confirming whether...

  • Leasehold Reform Report

    Does the Mayor support the proposals of the recent bi-partisan report by the House of Commons Housing, Communities & Local Government Committee report on leasehold reform and what steps will...

  • Electric vehicle charging points on the footway (2)

    In answer to my question 2019/4115 you told me that the Transport for London (TfL) Streetscape Guidance has been updated to be more: “explicit around the placement of electric vehicle...

  • Green New Deal and solar power

    The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy document, Quarter 1 Feed in Tariffs: Sub-national statistics for 2019, shows that fewer than one per cent of London households have...

  • Oak processionary moth (3)

    What are the projected costs in relation to the oak processionary moth in London? What, if any, element of this cost falls on the GLA?

  • Traffic Lights

    A constituent has written to me suggesting that some London traffic lights could be turned to flashing amber at times when the volume of traffic would not require traffic lights. Will you commit...

  • Dial-a-Ride

    Please provide for each borough, broken down by month, how many trips were made, refusals, cancellation and service cancellations there were for all periods since January 2018.

  • Delays in digital information from forensic laboratories relating to rape investigations

    Please publish the average length of delay faced by each Borough within each BCU in London for receiving returned digital information from forensic laboratories relating to investigations into...

  • Zero-carbon homes

    I want to congratulate you on the recent House of Commons Science & Technology Committee report, which praised London’s work delivering zero-carbon homes. How are you lobbying...

  • Energy system resilience (1)

    Given the recent power blackouts experienced by Londoners due to National Grid outages, said to be the worst for 16 years, what progress have you made delivering decentralised, zero-carbon energy...

  • Settled status (2)

    Can you break down the number of Londoners that have been granted ‘pre-settled and settled status’ by age?

  • ECO funding

    What progress have you made lobbying the Government to devolve London’s fair share of ECO funding?

  • Good Work Standard (5)

    How many companies do you anticipate will have signed up to the Good Work Standard by the end of the year?

  • Fuel poor homes

    How many fuel poor homes in EPC bands F&G are projected to be moved to E and above by next year, as set out in your Fuel Poverty Action Plan?

  • St George's Hospital, Hornchurch

    Does the proposed plan at the old St George's Hospital site meet your six tests for NHS property developments?

  • Good Work Standard (2)

    How many small, medium and large employers are signed up to the Good Work Standard?

  • Good Work Standard (1)

    In total, how many employers have signed up to the Good Work Standard?

  • Good Work Standard (4)

    How many companies are currently being assessed against the Good Work Standard?

  • Good Work Standard (3)

    What is your strategy for encouraging businesses to sign up to the Good Work Standard? Are you targeting particular sectors?

  • Town Centre Retail Units (3)

    There are 239 Town Centres listed in the London Plan. Please provide details of the number of long terms vacant retail units within each town centre for each of the last 5 years.

  • Town Centre Retail Units (4)

    Please provide details of what sort of retail and other uses we have in a typical town centre in London?

  • The Metropolitan Police’s Twitter Feed

    On 20 July 2019, the Metropolitan Police Twitter feed was hacked and began posting a series of bizarre tweets. Could you please explain how the Metropolitan Police managed to lose control of its...

  • Town Centre Retail Units (2)

    There are 239 Town Centres listed in the London Plan. Please provide details of the number of vacant retail units within each town centre for each of the last 5 years.

  • Child Exploitation (3)

    Do you have any concerns that without the appropriate training and a focus on safeguarding children and young people exploited through the county lines model, an increase in stop and search and...

  • Mind The Gap

    The behavioural economist and “nudge” expert Richard Thaler was interviewed in The FT on 3rd August and said "All these announcements to mind the gap. Can that conceivably be useful?...

  • The Arrest of Pastor Oluwole Ilesanmi (2)

    To ask the Mayor whether any police officer has been disciplined or received ‘words of advice’ in consequence of the arrest of Christian street preacher Oluwole Ilesanmi outside...

  • Tube Noise Complaints (1)

    How many complaints have TfL received from homeowners and tenants impacted by Tube noise since May 2008? Please give a breakdown by year, Tube Line and borough.

  • NHS Affordable Homes (1)

    The London Health Board published their London health and care estates strategy on 10 July 2019. Why is there no mention of your 50% affordable housing target on public land in it?

  • Brexit

    I note your tweet of 28 July 2019, in which you stated: ‘The only sensible course of action is for the new Prime Minister to withdraw Article 50 and allow a public vote on Brexit - with...

  • Freedom of the Press (3)

    Was Mr Basu’s statement cleared by the Metropolitan Police’s own in-house counsel?

  • London Resilience

    In light of the power outage on the 9th August, what are you doing to increase London’s resilience?

  • Mess Dress

    I note reports in the press that Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dick has commissioned a tailored royal blue mess jacket and cummerbund from the tailors Gieves & Hawkes of No. 1 Savile Row,...

  • Housing restarts

    How many of the GLA-funded affordable homes started in the financial year 2018/19 were restarts from a previous year?

  • Child Exploitation (2)

    Can you please set out what actions you have taken to ensure that across the Metropolitan Police Service, officers know how to spot the signs of child criminal exploitation and identify young...

  • Overcrowding

    Please provide data which illustrates the degree of housing overcrowding in each of the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19, broken down by social and private...

  • Proposed Changes to Bus Route 339 Consultation (2)

    Are you satisfied that 92 respondents adequately reflects the number of users on the 339 bus route? Why?

  • Future stages of the draft London Plan

    Could you provide a timetable for the draft London Plan, setting out the remaining stages, including dates until it is adopted next year?

  • Carl Beech

    What changes will take place in the Met as a result of its failures during the investigation of the Carl Beech accusations?

  • Tube Noise Complaints Map

    In response to question 2017/2458 TfL provided AM Dismore a map of complaints for tube noise across the network. Please provide an updated map showing the information on tube noise complaints...

  • AI and Technological Change (4)

    Transport for London is constantly collecting data from its users, are you satisfied that the system in use to protect this data is safe and secure, and meets the standards set by the Information...

  • Tube Noise on the Victoria Line

    Please provide numbers of complaints from those affected by tube noise from the Victoria Line for the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

  • Blackwall tunnel tolling trial

    Campaigners have suggested that a trial should take place on tolling Blackwall Tunnel, ahead of any decision to go ahead with your planned Silvertown Tunnel. Is this something you will consider...

  • 205 Bus and Mobility Concerns

    The central London Bus Consultation notes that the most common concerns regarding changes to the 205/N205 routes were “that the restructure of routes will make it harder for passengers with...

  • Smart, fair road pricing scheme investigation

    What work has Transport for London (TfL) undertaken to investigate the future design and implementation of possible smart, fair, London-wide road-pricing schemes?

  • Civic Pride Campaign

    A constituent has asked me to ask: what steps are you taking to increase civic pride across London? Haringey Council has a Civic Pride Campaign with the first phase focusing on fly-tipping and...

  • Good Work Standard

    What is the total amount of money spent by the GLA on the Good Work Standard?

  • Silkstream flooding [1]

    Last year you awarded £324,000 for the Silkstream Valley Parks regeneration project. Please provide an update on this work, specifically how has it been used to tackle ongoing flooding from...

  • Metropolitan line‏

    Why was the decision taken to implement a new signalling system on the Metropolitan line in the week of 2 September - when more people are going back to work and school, and the trains would be...

  • A Royal Commission into Policing

    On 5 July 2019, five ex-Met Police chiefs, who ran London's police force from 1993 to 2017, warned in a letter to The Times that cuts had "contributed to the feeling of lawlessness" generated by...

  • Good Work Standard metrics

    Does the Good Work Standard record whether a participating employer recognises a trade union for collective bargaining purposes?

  • Electric vehicle infrastructure taskforce delivery plan

    The London electric vehicle infrastructure delivery plan, published in June 2019, acknowledges problems with electric vehicle charging points on the footway, saying: “Bulky chargers and...

  • Electric vehicle charging points on the footway (3)

    The Department of Transport (DfT) Inclusive Mobility best practice guidance recommends a clear width of 2000 mm on footways to allow two wheelchairs to pass one another comfortably. Did Transport...

  • Government target for remediating buildings with ACM cladding (1)

    On 18 July, James Brokenshire MP, who was secretary of state at MHCLG at the time, said that all social sector buildings with ACM cladding should be fixed by Christmas 2019. How many buildings...

  • Simultaneous evacuations (1)

    How many buildings in London have interim simultaneous evacuation procedures in place at the present time, and in each year since the Grenfell Tower fire? Please break this down by private sector...

  • Government target for remediating buildings with ACM cladding (3)

    On 18 July, James Brokenshire MP, who was secretary of state at MHCLG at the time, said that all private sector buildings with ACM cladding should be fixed by June 2020. How many buildings will...

  • Government target for remediating buildings with ACM cladding (4)

    On 18 July, James Brokenshire MP, who was secretary of state at MHCLG at the time, said that all private sector buildings with ACM cladding should be fixed by June 2020. How many dwellings are...

  • GLA administration of the private sector cladding remediation fund (1)

    How many dwellings are contained in the buildings to which the GLA has allocated funding for the remediation of ACM cladding in the private sector?

  • GLA administration of the private sector cladding remediation fund (2)

    How many private sector buildings have had funding allocated from the cladding remediation fund administered by the GLA and what is the total value of this allocation?

  • Funding sprinklers through the Housing Revenue Account

    On 18 July, James Brokenshire MP, who was secretary of state at MHCLG at the time, said: “The Housing Revenue Account borrowing cap was abolished on 29th October 2018, giving freedom to...

  • Support with energy bills during ACM remediation works

    In response to question 2019/12230, you stated that the average financial benefit to households participating in the fuel poverty support fund was £169 per year. Will you ensure that...

  • Incidence of cancer among firefighters

    What is the prevalence of cancers among current and former LFB firefighters, and what proportion of those are work related?

  • Speed of remediation buildings with ACM cladding (1)

    For buildings in the social sector where the GLA has administered the cladding remediation fund, what is the average time between a) a plan being put in place for ACM cladding remediation to...

  • LED Street Lighting

    What steps are you taking to encourage boroughs to follow Enfield Council’s lead and look to implement LED street lighting? This change helps save money and is better for the environment...

  • Town Centre Retail Units (1)

    There are 239 Town Centres listed in the London Plan. Please provide details of the number of retail units within each town centre for each of the last 5 years.

  • Homes for NHS staff

    The London Health Board has supported the “Homes for NHS staff” pilot to unlock quick-wins where affordable homes can be built. Five sites in London should have received £70,000...

  • NHS Affordable Homes (3)

    What powers do you have to compel the NHS to provide 50% affordable on its land in London?

  • Build to Rent

    Has a) MOPAC and b) the LFB explored the possibility not of disposing land, but retaining the ownership and looking for a partner to Build to Rent homes to create an income stream rather than one...

  • Tube Noise – Lift accessibility Harrow on the Hill Station

    I’m raising this issue on behalf of disabled service users of Harrow Mencap: As part of the step-free access programme at Harrow on the Hill station, has there been consultations with...

  • Bullying on public transport

    I’m raising this issue on behalf of disabled service users of Harrow Mencap: What work is being done to assess and deal with bullying on public transport towards disabled people?

  • Tube Noise – Jubilee Line

    Residents near Kingsbury and Wembley Park Stations have written to me about an increase in noise from the Jubilee Line that is persistent and intrusive. The noise is mainly from the Northbound...

  • Toxic Air around schools

    A resident has raised an issue about the pollution around their area during weekdays caused during schools runs, particularly idling cars. The school also allows for its grounds to be rented...

  • Cup and Ball scammers

    Giving an annual breakdown since 2008/09, please state how many reports the Met has received of gangs on Westminster Bridge trying scam people through the "three cup trick"?

  • Water Fountains (9)

    How many applications have you had for water fountains within the Thames Water supply area?

  • London Plan Density (1)

    Further to your response to question 2019/8973, the first paragraph of your answer related to the current Policy 3.4 which includes a density matrix but did not answer the question on Policy D6...

  • Emergency service noise

    What are you doing to ensure that the use of sirens by emergency service vehicles is kept to a minimum at night when people are sleeping?

  • Heathrow Expansion

    Given the current consultation on Heathrow expansion does not address the Government’s recent commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, do you agree there is a clear need to go back...

  • TfL Security Safeguarding

    What exactly does TfL do to safeguard security concerns with the 75,000 lost debit and credit cards in its lost property following FOI findings?

  • Number of Activities on the Our London Map

    How many activities are there in each Borough featured on the Our London map?

  • Young Londoners Fund Recipients

    When will the next recipients of the Young Londoners Fund be announced?

  • Borough trials to support your Transport Strategy

    Campaigners have raised concerns with me that trials to support walking, cycling and reducing through traffic have been curtailed at short notice by councils, such as Tower Hamlets and Newham....

  • LLDC Planning Powers

    Along with many of my constituents, I welcome the Mayor’s recognition that the LLDC is a sunset organisation and the work he is doing to press them for a transition plan. Could I urge the...

  • Government target for remediating buildings with ACM cladding (2)

    On 18 July, James Brokenshire MP, who was secretary of state at MHCLG at the time, said that all social sector buildings with ACM cladding should be fixed by Christmas 2019. How many dwellings...

  • Support for Educators and Children’s Services Brexit Preparations

    How are you working with local authorities and the Department for Education to support London’s children’s services and education providers to prepare for Brexit?

  • Our London Programme Beneficiaries

    How many young people benefited from the Our London programme this summer?

  • Africa In London Mentoring Scheme Follow Up

    How will you follow up with and support all those who applied to the Africa in London mentoring scheme, including those who may not receive a place?

  • Africa In London Mentoring

    When will you be announcing the successful applicants to the Africa in London mentoring scheme?

  • Progress Following Exclusions Report

    What progress has been made on the commitments outlined in your response to our report on exclusions?

  • GDPR

    What steps have you taken to make sure no GLA body falls foul of the Information Commissioner's Office on GDPR?

  • Water Fountains (5)

    How will you be funding water fountains in areas outside the Thames Water supply area?

  • Taxi and Private Hire Trade (7)

    What percentage of (i) private hire drivers (ii) taxi drivers have been tested for disability awareness?

  • Leasehold homes (2)

    The Government has recently stated that it will legislate to ensure all new ground rents are £0, which is a good step to supporting leaseholders, but do you think their proposals go far...

  • PCSO enforcement on CS2

    A constituent has raised concerns with me about a disproportionate focus on the behaviour of people cycling by Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) carrying out enforcement on cycle...

  • Starting Well 13

    What engagement has the GLA had with the London-specific Starting Well 13 programme?

  • Tube Noise Complaints (2)

    How many of the complaints TfL has received regarding Tube noise since May 2008 have been resolved?

  • No-deal preparation funding

    How much of the £2.1 billion being spent on no-deal preparations nationally is being spent in London, and what could this have been better spent on if we were not...

  • Northern Line signal failures

    How many times have there been signal failures per month on the Northern line for each month of 2019? What have been the causes of them, and how do you plan to reduce instances of signal failure?

  • Silkstream flooding [4]

    Your current Greener City Fund round specifically mentions sustainable drainage improvements as potentially receiving funding. Will you be encouraging affected residents near the Silk Stream and...

  • Silkstream flooding [2]

    What further work will you be undertaking to reduce flooding from the Silkstream?

  • NHS Affordable Homes (2)

    The NHS aims to build 12500 homes on its surplus land by 2028. Do you expect then to meet your requirement of 50% affordable homes?

  • Borough waste management (2)

    If any Boroughs fail to commit to segregated food waste collections as part of their RRPs, will you at that stage employ your powers of direction?

  • Metropolitan Police Officer Transferees

    How many police officers have transferred to another police force in each of the following years: 2014. 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 so far?

  • Settled status (1)

    How many Londoners have been granted ‘pre-settled and settled status’?

  • Borough waste management (3)

    How are your officers engaging with Wandsworth Council to overcome their apparent resistance to a circular economy approach that champions waste reduction and recycling?

  • Evaluation of new firefighting equipment

    The under-trial drone, PPV ventilation, and Cobra lance showed their worth at the 15 pump fire in Westbourne Grove on 12th August. When will we see the outcome of the evaluation and when will see...

  • Local 20 mph zones

    What funding is available via TfL to make ward-wide 20 mph zones?

  • NHS Long Term Plan implementation

    Following the publication of the implementation guide for the NHS Long Term Plan, what discussions have you had with Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) teams on their plans...

  • Healthy air, healthier children

    What steps has your office taken to implement the recommendations in the “Healthy air, healthier children” report?

  • Night time enterprise zones

    Will the night time enterprise zone funding award consider improving spaces for night time workers, as well as creating more leisure activities for consumers?

  • Emails and Communication between First Group TOL about Fatigue Audit IA 17780 sent between 19 May 2017 and 7 July 2017

    Further to the documents you sent me from Question 2019/12001, you did not provide any emails between FirstGroup TOL and TfL between 19 May 2017 and 7 July 2017. Please provide these.

  • Removal of "Priority 1 Issues" from Fatigue Audit IA 17780

    Further to the documents you sent me from Question 2019/12001, I note that the 11 July 2017 Version of IA 17780 listed "Priority 1 issues" in the Executive Summary, stated: • Tram...

  • Health incidents on the TfL network (1)

    How many cases occurred in each year from 2016 of an individual becoming unwell on TfL’s network and requiring medical assistance?

  • Health incidents on the TfL network (2)

    In each year from 2016, in how many cases of an individual becoming unwell on TfL’s network and requiring medical assistance were helped by a medical worker who intervened while off duty?

  • Water Fountains (3)

    What sponsorship opportunities have you investigated for the new water fountains?

  • Measures to Improve Fatigue Risk Management put in place by First Group TOL after 9 November 2016 and before 19 May 2017

    Further to my unanswered Question 2019/8807 from 16 May 2019, a news report published shortly after showed a tram driver filmed asleep at the controls on 19 May 2017. In response a First...

  • TfL Decision to Increase the Speed Limits on the Croydon Tram

    In the week after the Croydon Tram crash in November 2016, the Guardian published an article which alleged "Many speed restrictions on the network were lifted by Transport for London when it...

  • Building homes on NHS land update (1)

    Please provide an update on discussions over building homes on the Whittington Health Trust estate, King George’s Hospital and Goodmayes Hospital sites in Redbridge, and the St...

  • Settled status (4)

    Can you find out how many Londoners have been rejected ‘pre-settled and settled status’?

  • Notification and Investigation of Major Incidents (NIMI) Reports submitted by London Bus Operators in 2018 (2)

    During the calendar year of 2018, how many major incident investigation reports (as per the NIMI Process) were submitted by London’s bus operators to TfL?

  • Updating Bus Operator Contracts to include Safety

    Further to your responses to Questions 2017/3858 and 2017/3859, on 1 February 2016, the Mayor's "world leading" Bus Safety Programme stated that: "over the next three months TfL will be updating...

  • Settled status (3)

    Can you break down the number of Londoners that have been granted ‘pre-settled and settled status’ by sector?

  • Demand for North London Overground Line Between Stratford- Highbury and Islington

    What work has been undertaken to understand likely demand for the Overground line between Stratford- Highbury and Islington from 2020-2025?

  • Operation Midland (6)

    To ask the Mayor what lessons the Metropolitan Police have learned from the failure of Operation Midland?

  • Citizen Integration Initiative Next Steps

    How do you plan to take forward the Citizenship Integration Initiative?

  • Direct Vision permits

    At the end of October, Transport for London (TfL) is set to issue the first HGV Safety Permits as part of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS). How many permits are you expecting to issue, by month,...

  • Workforce Integration Network Update

    Please provide an update on the Workforce Integration Network (WIN), launched as part of the Strategy for Social Integration.

  • London Family Fund Recipients Announcement

    When will you be announcing the successful recipients of the London Family Fund?

  • Sport Unites and Social Integration

    What has Sport Unites achieved so far in improving London’s social integration?

  • Sport Unites and Vulnerable Londoners

    How does Sport Unites specifically support the most vulnerable Londoners?

  • Citizen Integration Initiative

    How many organisations have so far benefited from the Citizenship Integration Initiative?

  • Citizen integration Initiative and Vulnerable Londoners

    How are you measuring the success of the Citizenship Integration Initiative in terms of its impact on vulnerable Londoners’ lives?

  • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Taskforce

    You have launched the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Taskforce, with a commitment to set up at least 5 flagship rapid charging hubs across the capital. How will you determine the locations for...

  • Football

    With the strong performance of the England Women’s Football team in mind, what more can be done to ensure that girls in London have the same opportunities to play football as boys?

  • Support for Wheelchair users on the Underground

    What plans are there to support wheelchair users on the tube to mind the gap?

  • Re:new (2)

    Please provide an update on the progress appointing a technical support service to deliver the successor to RE:NEW. What targets will be in place for this service?

  • Jubilee Line

    To ask the Mayor for the reasons behind the operational failures experienced by the travelling public on the Jubilee Line on both 30th and 31st July 2019?

  • Good Work Standard KPIs

    What KPIs, measurables or targets have you put in place for the Good Work Standard?

  • Night Time Enterprise Zone

    How will the GLA decide on how to allocate the money set aside for the Night Time Enterprise Zone? What will be the scoring system, who will make the decision and how will the spend be monitored?

  • Water Fountains (4)

    Please can you provide all available monitoring data for each water fountain installed so far?

  • Fatigue Risk Management System Audits of TfL Surface Transport Operations - Tram Operations Limited (1)

    In your response to 2019/8819 you stated that "fatigue management monitoring is now reviewed within TfL at Director and Managing Director level on a four-weekly basis” at Tram Operations...

  • Water Fountains (6)

    How many applications have you had for water fountains outside the Thames Water supply area?

  • Water Fountains (7)

    It was previously reported that you would be spending £1.7 million on water fountains. This has risen to £2.5 million – why have you increased this budget by £800,000 and...

  • Water Fountains (8)

    What is the maximum number of water fountains that can be installed with the allocated budget?

  • Water Fountains (10)

    What is the total number of water fountains you plan to install across London?

  • Next steps to enable breastfeeding on the transport network

    In your response to question 2019/14588, you noted welcome steps TfL is taking to make breastfeeding on the transport network easier. Does TfL have any plans to a) run a public awareness campaign...

  • Improving discharge procedures to cold homes

    What work has the GLA conducted with the NHS and other partners to improve hospital discharge procedures and address housing needs and cold homes?

  • Building homes on NHS land update (4)

    How many homes have been completed on ex-NHS sites since 2016, and how many of those have been affordable?

  • Building homes on NHS land update (3)

    How many ex NHS sites have been given planning permission in London since 2016, and on each site, how many a) market rate homes and b) affordable homes have been given planning permission?

  • LU Train operators (3)

    For the 2018/19 year can you please break down the number of London Underground train operators or instructor operators with total gross compensation with compensation bands.

  • Supervised toothbrushing

    PHE research indicates that supervised toothbrushing in early years settings is the most cost-effective dental health policy, after water fluoridisation. What steps have you taken to increase the...

  • Betel nut and shisha

    What discussions, if any, has your office had with the NHS and other partners regarding the specific risks of shisha and betel nut use, and steps to improve public awareness of this?

  • Water Fountains (11)

    Can you please provide me a copy of the business case for the water fountain project?

  • Free School Meals in no-deal Brexit

    How are you supporting London’s schools to provide nutritious food for children receiving free school meals in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

  • Information on estate regeneration projects on the GLA website (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2019/8891, and for the quarterly publication of estate ballot exemption decisions and positive ballot votes on the GLA website. Will you also report these...

  • MPS Operations and Frontline Policing Cooperation

    How are Metropolitan Police Service’s Operations and the Frontline Policing branches working together to tackle aggravated burglaries like the incident which took place in Cricklewood on...

  • Silvertown Tunnel (2)

    Can you outline the steps that TfL, working with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, has taken concerning mitigations measures relating to Silvertown Tunnel?

  • Road capacity (1)

    My understanding is that road capacity has reduced in London. Is there a TfL calculation of total road capacity in London and can you break this down by year since 2012? Can you then break it...

  • Silvertown Tunnel (1)

    What is the latest position in lettings contracts concerning Silvertown Tunnel?

  • London Living Wage in the Premier League (1)

    Can you update me on your progress with encouraging Premier League London clubs to pay the London Living Wage?

  • Road capacity (2)

    Since 2012, how much road space in London has been allocated to: a) bus lanes b) cycle lanes c) road works d) pavements e) other schemes Can you break these figures down by borough?

  • Bakerloo Line extension and upgrade

    Please can the Mayor update me on the position on the Bakerloo Line extension and upgrade, including both the latest on the financing of the project as well as the site works?

  • Victims rights of review

    For each of the years September 16 to August 17, September 17 to August 18 and September 18 to August 19 how many victim right of reviews have been initiated for the following: • In total...

  • Stop and search guidelines (2)

    Do Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) procedures, training or officer guidelines for the deployment of stop and search ask police officers to attempt to engage with or obtain information from...

  • London Leaseholders

    Do you know how many leaseholders in London are retired or unemployed? What help do they receive in paying their housing costs if they are in receipt of Universal Credit or Income Support or Job...

  • Black Taxi Fleet Size

    What was the size of London’s black cab taxi fleet on 1st May 2000, 1st May 2004, 1st May 2008, 1st May 2012, 1st May 2016, 1st May 2017, 1st May 2018, and 1st May 2019?

  • Legal advice for Londoners with insecure immigration status

    The funding of legal advice for Londoners with insecure immigration status is most welcome. Please explain how this will be rolled out and how many Londoners it will support.

  • Police Uniform

    In recent months, on a number of occasions, I have observed police officers in public, who were not wearing the headgear that is part of their official uniform. To all intents and purposes, they...

  • Impact of Central London Bus Review on North London Overground Line

    What assessment has been made of the impact of the Central London Bus Review’s recommendations upon the London Overground running between Stratford and Highbury and Islington given that...

  • Right to Buy Ring Fence Offer

    How many Boroughs have signed up to the Right to Buy receipts Ring Fence offer, and how much money has been returned to each borough to date?

  • Disposal of former fire stations in London

    Please provide an update on the current ownership status of all fire stations in London that were disposed of between 2012 to 2016.

  • Tube Driver Wages

    To ask the Mayor what is the average wage of a driver of a tube train on the London Underground?

  • Role of HSE Director

    Given the deaths and serous injuries which have resulted from TfL’s well-evidenced failure to manage fatigue across its Tram and Bus Operations, what is the role of TfL’s HSE...

  • Stand time for bus drivers

    In the interests of passenger safety what steps does TfL take to ensure bus contractors fully implement a proper amount of stand time for bus drivers to allow bus drivers to carry out such tasks...

  • Water Fountains (12)

    You stated that Thames Water will be maintaining the water fountains for a minimum of 25 years. Will the cost of this maintenance come from their £2.5 million match funding or will this be...

  • London Plan Density (2)

    Further to your response to question 2019/8973, the second paragraph of your response states: “My draft London Plan explicitly recognises that the appropriate density of a site is an output...

  • Electric Scooters

    How many people have been stopped by the police for riding an electric scooter on the road or pavement in London in each of the last 3 financial years?

  • Electric scooters (1)

    Do you agree with the recent comment made by TfL’s Commissioner and reported by the Evening Standard that it is “inevitable” electric scooters will one day become legal on...

  • Boxing Day services on the London Overground.

    I understand that Southern is planning to run a Boxing Day service from Brighton to Victoria. To maximise network coverage and meet the Boxing Day demand, will you ensure that London Overground...

  • Canal Boat Charging Points

    Residents have complained to me that the emissions from idling canal boats adjacent to their homes are impacting upon their daily lives. I am aware you have encouraged boroughs to seek funding to...

  • Metropolitan Police Forensics (1)

    Can you please provide a list of all external forensics companies that the MPS outsources work to and provide details of these contracts (price, duration and service)?

  • Eurofins (4)

    Can you please confirm whether there is a conflict of interest with a police investigation into the Eurofins hack?

  • Eurofins (2)

    How many Metropolitan Police forensics investigations have been outsourced to Eurofins since May 2016?

  • Eurofins (1)

    Can you please confirm that no Metropolitan Police data was compromised in the Eurofins cyber-attack?

  • Cricket World Cup Advertising

    Could you provide details of the cost of advertising the ‘London is Open’ campaign during the recent Cricket World Cup – including on-field, broadcast and written formats?

  • Silkstream flooding [3]

    Some constituents have raised concerns that intense development around Colindale may have contributed to the flooding problems due to surface runoff. Have you conducted an assessment of this...

  • GLA Funded Open Market homes

    Following my question 2019/14462 regarding the 1,802, 2,462 and 1,150 “open market” homes funded by the GLA in the past three years, could you tell me how many of them were for...

  • Metropolitan Police Files to Crown Prosecution Service

    A newspaper report in the Times found that in May 2019, 37% of files sent to the Crown Prosecution Service were sent back to the Metropolitan Police Service...

  • Energy Leap

    Please provide an update on the Energy Leap pilot. What interventions have been installed and in how many homes so far?

  • Education

    Does London need a new London Challenge programme to give our young people the best start in life?

  • Metropolitan Police Contracts (3)

    Do Premier Workplace services have an exclusive contract for workplace change services with the Metropolitan Police?

  • Reports of the wrong concrete used at Bond Street Crossrail station

    The Daily Express reported on the 18 April 2019 that the wrong type of concrete was used at Bond Street Crossrail station. Was this report correct and if so what actions have been taken to ensure...

  • Community Assessors for recruitment of police constables

    Are you satisfied with the quality of work undertaken by the current agency that is carrying out first stage assessments for candidates seeking to become police constables?

  • Use of sections 77 and 78 of the Building Act 1984

    At FREP committee on 18 July, use of s77 and s78 of the Building Act 1984 was suggested as a route for local authorities to force recalcitrant building owners to take action on flammable...

  • Simultaneous evacuations (2)

    How many dwellings are contained in buildings in London that have interim simultaneous evacuation procedures in place at the present time, and in each year since the Grenfell Tower fire? Please...

  • Availability of environmental health officers

    What is the average time taken between the brigade contacting a local authority Environmental Health Officer regarding concerns over a building, and the consequent investigation visit being...

  • Audits of building fire safety

    At FREP committee on 18 July, LFB stated they were carrying out in-depth audits of building safety on a sample of cases from recent years. Of the cases so far examined, how many reach a) a good /...

  • Buildings judged unsafe

    At FREP committee on 18 July 2019, the committee was told: “Over two years ago we [LFB] provided recommendations around the design of that building that was unsafe and we would not support...

  • Home Ownership

    Please list all the London boroughs and all London Parliamentary constituencies to show the total number of households who are private tenants, local authority tenants, outright owner-occupiers...

  • Burglaries in Camden

    How are Met Operations and the Central north BCU working to tackle aggravated burglaries like the incident which took place in Cricklewood on the 11th May 2019...

  • Toilet facilities at West Ham station

    A constituent has raised concerns about the lack of toilet facilities at West Ham station. When will Transport for London (TfL) complete its London-wide review of toilet facilities and will the...

  • Peer outreach and Oyster cards

    It has been suggested that the need for members of your Peer Outreach Team to pay for work travel costs up-front represents a barrier to working in the team. Will you further support their...

  • Dedicated Ward Officers

    For every London Borough, please provide the current numbers of Dedicated Ward Officers in each ward. Please provide this data so that it is possible to check the number of DWOs in any given ward.

  • Future bus services in London

    Following the decision to trial the closure of back doors on the New Routemaster bus will you review past decisions relating to London’s bus fleet, including the use of bendy buses,...

  • Extension of the Santander cycle hire scheme

    On the 30th August 2019 you tweeted: “For the first time London’s record-breaking Santander Cycles bike hire scheme will be expanded to Bermondsey and Rotherhithe”. Please state...

  • TfL Compliance Officers

    Can you provide the most up-to-date number of TfL’s taxi and private hire compliance officers?

  • Cup and Balls Scammers 2

    How many people have been arrested after scamming people on Westminster Bridge through the infamous "three cup trick" scam? Please give an annual breakdown since 2008/09?

  • Delays in public release of Loughborough University Study of Bus Driver Fatigue

    The Report released on 29 September 2019 (http://content.tfl.gov.uk/bus-driver-fatigue-report.pdf) was dated May 2019. Why did TfL delay by 3 months the release of this report to the public?

  • Future Plans for Capacity Needs of North London Overground Line

    What plans are in place to ensure that the Overground between Stratford- Highbury and Islington is able to meet the capacity needs of Hackney both now and in the future?

  • Tripartite Meeting Minutes

    Please provide me with copies of all Tripartite Meeting Minutes which have taken place after April 2018.

  • Sandilands Incident Review Board and Fatigue Audit IA 17 780

    Did the Sandilands Incident Review Board receive and review a copy of IA 17 780 Fatigue Audit of First Group Tram Operations Limited before 15 September 2017?

  • Private Renting Voter Registration (2)

    Your recent analysis about private renters and voter registration is timely and important. It also highlights how frequently private renters have to move in London. Not having a stable address...

  • Tube Noise in Properties

    What assessment has TfL of the number of properties having to cope with Tube noise higher than 35 decibels during the night? Please give a breakdown by year since May 2008, Tube Line and borough.

  • Private Renting Voter Registration (1)

    Following your recent analysis that private renters are less likely to be registered to vote in London, what steps can you take to work with London Boroughs to drive up registration ahead of...

  • Community Contact Sessions

    What role has MOPAC had in overseeing the roll-out of Community Contact Sessions as outlined in MOPAC and the Metropolitan Police Service’s Public Access Strategy and what is MOPAC’s...

  • Museum of London Memories Scheme

    Can you update me on the progress of your Memories Scheme at the Museum of London? How many Londoners have engaged with the programme to date?

  • Intent Prediction technology

    What plans, if any, does TfL have to test Intent Prediction technology on the London Bus Network?

  • Access for All mid-tier funding programme

    Will TfL be making an application to the 2019 Access for All mid-tier funding programme? If so, what stations will you be applying on behalf of?

  • How Safe Are You on Britain’s Main Road Networks?

    The “How Safe Are You on Britain’s Main Road Networks?” report says that TfL is examining how to best capture risk across their network. Can you update me on this work...

  • Adult Literacy in London

    What plans do you have to enable adults in London to improve their literacy skills?

  • Control Risks (1)

    When was TfL first made aware that Control Risks was being employed by Crossrail?

  • Silvertown Tunnel (1)

    One of the arguments used by proponents of the Silvertown road tunnel is that it will allow new bus routes to be established across the Thames. However British Pathé film coverage of the...

  • Cycle Superhighway 9 is no more in Hammersmith & Fulham

    Given that Hammersmith & Fulham Council has made clear that 'Cycle Superhighway 9 is no more in Hammersmith & Fulham', will you scrap plans for it in Chiswick and instead work with local...

  • Notification and Investigation of Major Incidents (NIMI) by Incident Type (1)

    Please show the total number of Notification and Investigation of Major Incidents (NIMI) of the London Bus Network submitted by bus operators in 2018 broken down by incident type (i.e., fatality,...

  • Shared Living

    How many units of shared living do you predicate in each year in London 2020-24 re London Plan policy H18?

  • High Street Cycle Tracks

    Will you provide any examples of UK high streets that have a two-way cycle track with cycle priority over multiple side road junctions?

  • Emails and Communication between TfL Executives about Fatigue Audit IA 17780 sent between 19 May 2017 and 7 July 2017

    Further to the documents you sent me from Question 2019/12001, you did not provide any emails between TfL Executives about Fatigue Audit IA 17780 sent between 19 May 2017 and...

  • Memories Schemes

    How are you encouraging other organisations to set up Memories schemes? This follows the good work of the Sporting Memories Foundation and the “Brand Memories” programme at the Museum...

  • Smell at Kennington Tube Station

    In mid-August there were extensive social and other media reports about a strong and unpleasant smell at Kennington London Underground station. Has TfL completed its investigation into the these...

  • Child Exploitation (1)

    In July 2019 The Children’s Society published their report ‘Counting Lives: responding to children who are criminally exploited’, which focussed on Child Criminal Exploitation...

  • Externally funded police officers

    Each of the following organisations fund Met police officer posts. Please can you explain for each, what is the purpose of the funding and how this operates? • Hammersons (Brent Cross) Ltd...

  • Control Risks (2)

    When was TfL first made aware that Control Risks were reporting to Crossrail on the activities of Trade Unionists, some of whom were seeking to fight blacklisting at the company?

  • Right to Buy receipts

    How much Right to Buy receipts have been returned to the GLA from the Government in each year since 2012?

  • TfL Tracking (2)

    Can you detail any advice you and/or TfL have sought or received (including but not limited to from the ICO) regarding the data protection implications of this tracking?

  • TfL Tracking (3)

    How has the fact that their mobile phones will now be tracked on the Underground network been conveyed to passengers, given they do not seemingly have the opportunity to opt out of it?

  • TfL Tracking (4)

    How confident are you that the methods being used to encrypt passenger data obtained through this tracking are sufficiently secure?

  • Bus route to North Middlesex Hospital

    Further to MQ 2019/9271, can you update me on your plans to improve bus links to North Middlesex University Hospital?

  • London Living Wage in the Premier League (2)

    How can you encourage the remaining two London Premier League clubs, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, to become London Living Wage accredited?

  • Food supply

    What contingency plans are in place to ensure Londoners have access to adequate and nutritious food in the event on a no-deal Brexit?

  • Threat of Closure of Walk-In Centres in Harrow

    Due to financial pressures faced by Harrow CCG it has already closed Alexandra Avenue walk-in service and plans to further close Pinn and Belmont walk-in centres. Will you join us in our efforts...

  • Vitality of Retail and High Streets:

    Is London facing ‘retail apocalypse’? How can the steep decline in High Street stores be stopped? What measures you have put in place to revive high streets?

  • The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD)

    The Government failed to spend its share of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). Should the Government devolve London’s share of this funding to the LEAP to ensure that...

  • Oak processionary moth (1)

    Do you have projections for the anticipated growth in the extent of infestation by the oak processionary moth in London over the next year or so both in relation to the areas affected and the...

  • Oak processionary moth (2)

    Do you have figures for the numbers of people who have suffered an adverse reaction to the moth in London? Are you concerned about the public health impact of the moth?

  • Residential Property Sales

    Please show the latest information that shows the total number of residential property sales for freehold properties and separately show the total number of leasehold sales by Parliamentary...

  • Dental charges (1)

    Dental charges can cost too much for many Londoners. Whilst there is a NHS Low Income Scheme (LIS), however the eligibility requirements are not clear on their website. Will you write to the NHS...

  • Dental charges (2)

    Would the GLA consider implementing a dental care loan for employees requiring dental work in band 3, or those requiring work from a private dentist, to improve Londoners dental health?

  • Dental charges (3)

    Will you discuss with the British Dental Association and the NHS how we can support Londoners on low incomes to afford to pay for dental treatment?

  • Commonhold (1)

    One of the hinderances to the use of Commonhold tenure is an unwillingness of lenders and others involved in the housebuilding sector to introduce it. Using your funding power and strategic...

  • Wheelchair accessible dwellings (1)

    Policy D5 in your new draft London Plan states that 10% of all new homes built in London should be “wheelchair user dwellings”. What proportion of new homes built in the London in...

  • Wheelchair accessible dwellings (2)

    Of “wheelchair user dwellings” and other new accessible housing funded by the GLA, what proportion is Specialist Older Persons’ Accommodation? What steps are you taking to make...

  • Affordable Housing Acquisitions

    Following on from my question 2019/14468, according to MHCLG Live Table 1011, the GLA funded 290 Affordable Housing Acquisition and Rehab starts in 2017/18, and 204 completions. Can you confirm:...

  • Local Bus Network Area Studies

    What geographic areas in Enfield & Haringey will be subject to an area study/review of the local bus network and their proposed timelines?

  • Tram Oversight Assurance Panel

    In documents you provided in your response to Question 2018/2996 a reference is made to the tram oversight assurance panel.  Who were the members of this panel, who did it report...

  • Ulez

    How many non compliant vehicles have entered the ULEZ since its launch?

  • Nominee passes

    What is the total number of people who hold a nominee pass? Please provide me with a breakdown of the total number of people in each category who hold one.

  • Gender profile of private hire drivers

    Please publish the current statistics that TfL holds on the gender basis of currently licensed private hire drivers in London.

  • Responses to DfE’s Draft Framework

    In your response to the Education Panel’s report on exclusions, you mentioned responses to two consultations, on Ofsted’s draft framework and on children not in school. Will you make...

  • 2018 Notification and Investigation of Major Incidents (NIMI) Reports by Bus Operator

    Please show the total number of NIMI Reports submitted by bus operators in 2018 broken down by each bus operator.

  • Culture Budget

    What is the total culture budget for the 2019/20 year?

  • Vulnerable energy customers

    Did you respond to Ofgem’s consultation on their Consumer Vulnerability Strategy? How is London protecting vulnerable energy customers?

  • GLA Agencies

    How much money has GLA spent on PR/Public Affairs/Marketing/Digital/Communications/External Affairs agencies over the past 5 years, broken down by year? Please also provide details of what this...

  • Reporting on your Ultra Low Emission Zone

    When will you update the initial one-month report on effects of the Ultra Low Emission Zone with the data after six months and one year?

  • Impact of the HS2 review

    Given the uncertainty caused by the recent HS2 review, how can we work to ensure that we ultimately get an HS2 plan which works for London?

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