London Assembly

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

  • Land assembly

    What progress have you made lobbying the Government to implement the reforms proposed in the GLA’s “Capital Gains” report, in particular the introduction of “Land Assembly...

  • TFL - Taxi (2)

    What is a) the longest and b) the most expensive taxi or private hire journey that was taken in 2019?

  • Bus Mileage Reduction

    What has been the total reduction in bus mileage across London since May 2016?

  • TfL Outsourcing

    What is the Mayor's position with regard to outsourcing by TfL, especially with regard to exporting low paid work currently taking place in London to locations outside the capital?

  • A&E services in London

    Which Hospital Trusts in London met the 4-hour A&E waiting time targets, and which did not, according to the latest figures, and what was each of their performances?

  • Dementia Care Support

    A report produced for the Alzheimer’s Society by LSE1 predicts that projected dementia care across my constituency will increase between 45%-51% in the next 11 years. Please detail the work...

  • Rough Sleepers

    The number of people sleeping rough on our streets is rising and winter is coming. What new work is your office doing to support those people, often extremely vulnerable, who find themselves...

  • EMF Action Group

    As the role of Mayor of London includes addressing health inequalities will you ensure that your team responsible for implementing policies in this area agree to meet and formally address the...

  • Affordable Housing approvals (3)

    Can you provide a table of net approvals by tenure by borough for 2017-18 for schemes that are not supported by GLA grant funding?

  • Affordable Housing approvals (2)

    The difference between tables 3.19 and 3.20 in the latest London Plan Annual Monitoring report implies that non-major planning applications account for 25.1% of net housing approvals in 2017-18,...

  • Cladding remediation fund updates in future

    Will you publish a monthly update on the activity of the cladding remediation funds administered by the GLA?

  • London Development Panel 2 requirements (1)

    Your changes to the LDP2 note that developers should register white goods “or advise new residents to do this”. Will you consider removing the option to place this responsibility on...

  • London Development Panel 2 requirements (2)

    What steps have you taken to encourage other public land owners to sign up to LDP2 standards on fire safety, and which organisations have adopted these or equivalent requirements?

  • London Development Panel 2 requirements (3)

    How many of the following forms of buildings were a) given planning permission and b) built under the previous LDP2 fire safety requirements: 1. purpose-built blocks of flats (including...

  • London Development Panel 2 requirements (4)

    How many of the following forms of buildings have been a) given planning permission and b) built under the new LDP2 fire safety requirements: 1. purpose-built blocks of flats (including...

  • Cladding remediation fund December update (1)

    How much money has been a) allocated and b) disbursed to remediate high rise residential buildings with ACM cladding in London, spilt between publicly and privately-owned buildings?

  • Fire safety and borough funds (2)

    What impact has the need for boroughs and other social sector landlords to spend money on fire safety improvements had on their ability to meet your affordable housing targets?

  • Equalities duty and local planning

    What support have you provided to local authorities in London to ensure that their local plans and the work of their planning departments properly discharge the public sector equality duty?

  • BBC London’s Inside Out investigation into fraudulent qualification being obtained by Private Hire Drivers (1)

    In light of BBC London’s Inside Out investigation showing fraudulent qualifications‎ being used to secure private hire licences in London, what are you doing to tighten up the...

  • London Healthy Workplace Award Employees

    Please list the number of employees working in organisations covered by the London Healthy Workplace Award in each borough.

  • Fatigue Audit IA 17780

    Per your response to Question 2019/17463, did TfL share the findings of IA 17780 with the unions ASLEF and Unite before it was published on a restricted and confidential basis on 15 September 2017?

  • Public health and crime (1)

    Since 2015/16, public health allocations to London boroughs have fallen by nearly £67 million. What analysis have you made of the possible connection between this and the crime rate in London?

  • Earnings over £100k

    How many City Hall employees earned more or are due to earn more than £100,000 per year during the years 18/19 and 19/20 to date?

  • Infectious Diseases

    Please can you provide a breakdown of the number of different cases of infectious diseases in London each year since May 2016?

  • STI Diagnoses

    Please can you provide a breakdown of the number of different STI diagnoses in London each year since May 2016?

  • NHS vacancies (1)

    Are you concerned that the percentage of vacant NHS posts in London has risen again and are above the national vacancy rates?

  • NHS vacancies (2)

    While recognising that the Mayoralty has no remit over NHS matters, is there more that you can do to support recruitment to the NHS in London?

  • Cladding remediation fund December update (4)

    What is the a) modal average, b) highest and c) lowest number of state aid forms that have needed to be collected to progress remediation in private high-rise residential buildings accessing the...

  • Walk-in centre changes

    How many NHS walk-in centres in London have closed, restricted access, or reduced their opening hours since 2015?

  • Marsh Drive

    You will no doubt be aware of the appalling conditions residents of Marsh Drive in West Hendon have suffered during the “regeneration” of their estate, when undemolished and inhabited...

  • The GLA’s health budget

    GLA budgets have not historically provided a clear structure of health-related spending. While this is a complex matter, will you provide costings for the programmes overseen by your health team?

  • Music Tourism in London (2)

    How are you promoting music tourism for prospective international visitors?

  • Music Tourism in London (4)

    Are you concerned that the UK’s potential departure from the EU may make to more difficult for artists that perform at live music events?

  • Crossrail

    Are you satisfied with the transparency and progress of Crossrail?

  • Music Tourism in London (3)

    Are you concerned that the UK’s potential departure from the EU may hinder the number of international visitors that visit London to attend live music events?

  • Helping police officers to live in London

    The first two recommendations of the Harris report into London’s preparedness to respond to a major terrorist incident are about the three main ‘blue light’ emergency services...

  • Usman Khan

    On the afternoon of Friday 29 November, officers from the Metropolitan Police shot dead Usman Khan, who had stabbed two people to death on London Bridge. He had been released from prison after...

  • Homes for Londoners online property portal (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2019/20143. As of 4 December 2019 only seven properties are available to rent through the portal, and five of these are at discount market rent (i.e. 80...

  • Dr Barbara Lane’s comments on high-rise residential buildings

    What assessment have you made of the concerns over safety in high-rise residential buildings with ACM cladding outlined by Dr Barbara Lane in her report to the chair of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry?

  • City Airport

    Can authorising the lifting of the cap of 111,000 flights at City Airport be compatible with a Climate Emergency?

  • London Healthy Workplace Award Organisations by Borough

    Please list the number of organisations that have gained any form of London Healthy Workplace Award accreditation in each borough.

  • Improving healthy start voucher use (2)

    What attempt has been made to measure the effect of the Healthy Early Years London scheme on the take up of healthy start vouchers?

  • London Healthy Workplace Award Organisations by Size

    Please provide the number of micro enterprises, small enterprises, medium enterprises and large enterprises that have gained any form of the London Healthy Workplace Award.

  • Monitoring homes on NHS land

    Thank you for your answer to question 2019/20570 in which you stated that LEDU is considering how to measure the number of affordable homes on NHS land. When do you expect to have a solution in...

  • School superzone measures

    What evaluation of the thirteen school superzones has been done and when do you expect future plans to be published?

  • GLA/Homes England funded affordable housing starts

    With GLA/Homes England affordable housing starts in London appearing to fall significantly, according to the latest data, what are you doing to ensure you meet your promises regarding the...

  • Junk Food Advertising Ban KPIs

    Will there be KPIs/metrics to measure the success or failure of the junk food advertising ban and if so, please list what the KPIs/metrics are?

  • Woolwich Ferry (3)

    Please state which days either the Ben Woolcott or the Dame Vera Lynn ferries have not operated fully in hybrid mode since they were brought into operation?

  • Health and Environmental Assessments of 5G Technology

    Will London be following the example set by other major cities including New York, Brussels and Geneva in undertaking the appropriate assessments and investigations into the health and...

  • Vacant Homes

    The latest London Plan Annual Monitoring Report for 2017-18 shows that many London Boroughs fell short of their London Plan Annual Housing Targets in part because the number of homes becoming...

  • Social housing losses

    Table 3.12 in the latest London Plan Annual Monitoring report shows “Net conventional affordable housing completions by tenure 2015/16 to 2017/18”. Can you confirm that while...

  • Small sites small builders programme

    Could you tell me: how many projects have been funded to date by the small sites small builders programme; the amount of funding awarded to each project; the location, number of new homes and...

  • Short term lets (1)

    The Scottish Government recent published “Short-term lets - impact on communities: research”, a very detailed report on the impact of short-term lets on platforms like Airbnb on the...

  • Cladding remediation fund December update (3)

    Please list all the organisations that have received money from the cladding remediation funds in London and state how much money each has been allocated, and for how many buildings.

  • Shared ownership sales

    Can you provide a table or spreadsheet breaking down shared ownership sales in each of the last five financial years by: London borough, median market value per dwelling, median initial equity...

  • Starter homes

    It has recently been reported that zero “Starter Homes” have been built since the Government announced the programme in 2015, with the GLA responsible for administering funds within...

  • The Safer Junctions programme

    33 junctions had improvements planned within TfL’s 2017/18 to 2021/22 Business Plan. How many of the 33 junctions will have received their improvements by 2021/22?

  • Health workers transport over Christmas

    Health workers have raised concerns with me that they will struggle to get into work on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and at other points over the festive season, because public transport services do...

  • Supply chain for cladding remediation

    Have building owners in the social or private sector raised any concerns with the GLA about the availability of materials, workforce and other inputs which are needed to remediate buildings with...

  • Cladding remediation fund December update (2)

    How many high-rise residential buildings in London in receipt of funds from the remediation funds have a) started and b) completed works?

  • London Healthcare Funding

    Since becoming Mayor, how much extra funding for health services in London have you secured as a direct result of your representations to government?

  • Mental Health First Aiders (2)

    How many mental health first aiders for state-funded London schools and colleges have been trained since May 2016?

  • Mental Health First Aiders (3)

    What budget has been allocated to train mental health first aiders in state-funded London schools and colleges and how much of this has already been spent?

  • Babylon GP at Hand

    What discussions have you had about the impact of the GP at Hand app on primary care and the wider NHS in London?

  • Junk Food Advertising Ban Impact

    How many fewer children are obese as a direct result of the junk food advertising ban?

  • Evaluating the Health Inequalities Strategy (3)

    How has your Health Inequalities Strategy supported a “health in all policies” approach?

  • Evaluating the Health Inequalities Strategy (2)

    What programmes has your health team been responsible for in 2017/18 to 2019/20 and what has been the baseline budget and each programme budget during that time?

  • Evaluating the Health Inequalities Strategy (1)

    Will you publish, or ask Public Health England to publish, a review of change in the population health indicators noted in your Health Inequalities Strategy implementation plan?

  • Four-day working week

    Do you have any plans to adopt a four-day working week across the GLA group?

  • Thrive London Measurable Targets

    Will there be KPIs/metrics to measure the success or failure of the Thrive London Campaign and if so, please list what the KPIs/metrics are?

  • London Healthy Workplace Award

    How are you promoting the London Healthy Workplace Award?

  • Fire safety and borough funds (1)

    Have London boroughs and other social sector landlords raised any concerns with the GLA about the impact on their Housing Revenue Accounts, reserves, or other funds, arising from the costs of...

  • Prioritisation of cladding remediation

    What steps have the GLA and other Mayoral bodies taken to identify the highest priority buildings with ACM cladding for remediation and progress those works?

  • London Fire Brigade

    Do you have confidence in the leadership of the London Fire Brigade?

  • Theatre Tourism in London (1)

    £7.3bn is generated from cultural tourism to London (https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/arts-and-culture/londo n-world-city-culture-0/culture-and-economy). What is the value of theatre...

  • Healthy Workplace Award progress December 2019

    How many employers are now accredited at each stage of the healthy workplace award, covering how many employees?

  • Purchase of flats affected by flammable cladding

    Has the GLA considered purchasing the flats of private sector leaseholders affected by ACM cladding?

  • Ambulance call outs to police stations

    How many ambulances have been called to Met custody suites between 2016-2019? Please break this down by year.

  • Camden borough legal case against Rydon et al

    What support can the GLA offer to Camden borough in their worthy but expensive legal case against the contractors that collectively left the Chalcroft estate in an unsafe state?

  • Mental Health First Aiders (1)

    Can you provide the number of state-funded London schools and colleges which have a trained mental health first aider?

  • TAP London contactless donation points to support rough sleepers

    On the 28th November 2018 you launched from City Hall a scheme to allow Londoners to support charities supporting rough sleepers by making £3 donations by bank cards at 35 donation points....

  • Use of taxi charging points by other vehicles (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2019/17403. How many Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) have been issued for vehicles other than taxis stopped within an E-taxi bay?

  • Short term lets (2)

    Earlier this year, the Scottish Parliament passed the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019. It allows a planning authority to designate all or part of its area as a short-term let control area (STLCA)....

  • Thrive LDN support from partners

    In your answer to question 2019/20575 you noted that in addition to GLA funding, Thrive LDN has support from partners. Please list all partners that have contributed to the programme and the...

  • TfL Performance-Linked Pay

    Please can you provide details of the total of all TfL performance related pay payments for each of the last 3 years, for staff earning over £50,000, and broken down by pay-band/level?

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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