London Assembly

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

  • Van Scrappage scheme

    Please state (a) how many applications, and (b) how many grants have been awarded so far, under the van scrappage scheme.

  • Bakerloo Line extension

    Residents in New Cross and Lewisham remain concerned that the proposed extension of the Bakerloo Line could be placed at risk by planning applications including the application around the...

  • traffic calming near schools

    Of the schools in London that fail to meet air quality standards, how many have had traffic calming methods installed since 2016?

  • Non-ACM related suspension of stay put (2)

    What steps are the LFB and GLA taking to support building owners in remedying the non-ACM related reasons for stay put suspension, given the absence of national funding for this?

  • Low Emission buses

    Under your target for all buses to be zero emission or hybrid by 2030, what proportion do you expect to be hybrid and what proportion do you expect to be zero emission?

  • Fire safety qualification and training contract award (2)

    In relation to DMFD25 on the award of a fire safety training contract, was an in-house option considered before the tendering of this contract?

  • Fire safety qualification and training contract award (1)

    In relation to DMFD25 on the award of a fire safety training contract, what is the reason for this training not being provided through the overarching Babcock contract?

  • Vehicle Scrappage Schemes

    Please provide details of all vehicle scrappage schemes you support, what their budgets are, how much of the budget has been spent to date and how many vehicles have been scrapped as a result?

  • Piccadilly Line Suspension

    Is it acceptable that on Friday 6 December 2019 the Piccadilly Line was partly suspended during the busiest parts of the day due to "expected high leaf fall"?

  • London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack recommendations (1)

    What consideration have you given to MC18 in the Chief Coroner’s Prevention of Future Deaths report following the London Bridge and Borough Market attack, that a number of LAS and LFB staff...

  • London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack recommendations (2)

    What consideration have you given to MC1, 13, 15, 16 and 17 in the Chief Coroner’s Prevention of Future Deaths report following the London Bridge and Borough Market attack, all of which...

  • Fire boat replacement costs

    In relation to DMFD27 on the budget for new fire boats, why is the new maximum budget of £5,908,000 more than double the previous cost allocated of £2,500,000?

  • London Bus Routes (4)

    How many London bus routes have been scrapped since May 2016?

  • London Bus Routes (1)

    How many bus routes were there in London in May 2016?

  • Training for TfL Revenue Protection Officers

    What procedural training do revenue protection officers receive in order to make sure customers are prosecuted fairly?

  • Unifying NHS 111

    It is essential that only people who really need to be in A&E are taken to hospital, but the London Ambulance Service’s (LAS’) efforts to do this are hindered by the fragmentation...

  • Discounts for Gold Record Travelcards

    What is the estimated number of off-peak pay as you go rail journeys made at a discount by Gold Record Travelcard holders in 2019?

  • Bromley-by-Bow Crossings and Road Levelling Scheme

    Please provide an update on TfL’s progress on this scheme.

  • Street lighting in Camden Road

    The defective street lighting has been reported to TfL by a resident on several occasions, dating back to 6 February 2018. Will you get TfL to fix this problem?

  • Mental Health Inequalities

    To address mental health inequalities in London you’ve teamed up with Thrive LDN. Can you provide more information on how they use research to inform the criteria used for their community...

  • Skills for Londoners innovation fund for health and social care

    How many a) total and b) successful bids for projects relating to health and social care have been received by the Skills for Londoners innovation fund?

  • Great Northern Rail Franchise (1)

    Can you provide an update on TfL’s bid to take over the Great Northern rail services out of Moorgate?

  • Blocked Gully - Camden High Street by NatWest Bank

    This gully has been blocked for over 18 months. It causes a problem as drivers cause the water to splash onto pedestrians. It has been reported by a resident to TfL on 30 Apr 2018, 7 Feb...

  • TfL power (2)

    Please provide an update on the feasibility studies across 40 TfL sites to identify potential future opportunities for further solar panel installation.

  • London Bus Routes (2)

    How many bus routes are there in London today?

  • TfL Annual Travel Report (2)

    TfL’s most recent Annual Travel Report showed that the number of kilometres cycled increased by almost five per cent in 2018 from the previous year but cycling accounted for only 2.5 per...

  • Single decker bus safety

    I was saddened to hear of the death of a bus driver in a serious crash between a Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) and two single decker Transport for London (TfL) buses on 31 October 2019. What...

  • A&E performances in London

    What is your assessment of the latest figures on Accident and Emergency waiting times for hospital trusts in London?

  • Buses from Hackney to Bethnal Green Stations

    Constituents are raising concerns that changes to bus timetables in Hackney mean that at peak times services between Hackney and Shoreditch and Bethnal Green Station have been reduced. As a...

  • London Working Rent

    In 2018/3062 you and Transport for London (TfL) committed to work with the East End Trades Guild (EETG) regarding affordable rents for small businesses. What work have you done to: a) introduce...

  • 184 Bus route

    The 184 bus route serves between Chesterfield Road in Barnet and Turnpike Lane. Many residents who not only depend on the 184 bus to get into school, work or just go about their daily business...

  • Sexual health home testing kits

    A constituent has informed me that home testing kits for sexually transmitted infections are currently being rationed in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. What can you do to ensure all Londoners...

  • Great Northern Rail Franchise (2)

    What discussions have taken place between the Department of Transport and Transport for London on TfL taking over the Great Northern rail franchise?

  • Measuring social value in the NHS supply chain (3)

    In your answer 2019/20016, you stated that the NHS “can stimulate investment in the local economy, urge its suppliers to pay the London Living Wage and require them to consider their own...

  • Measuring social value in the NHS supply chain (2)

    What lessons can the NHS learn from the GLA collaborative procurement board?

  • Demographics of Healthy Schools London award

    What percentage of schools signed up to the Healthy Schools London award are in Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in a) the 10% most deprived areas, b) the 20% most deprived areas, c) the...

  • New nurses for London

    How many of the 36,000 new nurses and 14,000 “retained” nurses that the Government promised will be assigned to London NHS trusts?

  • Cycle 9 Consultation (2)

    Can you confirm that TfL’s Cycleway 9 consultation analysis counts each response from a residents’ group as if it were from 1 person?

  • Cycleway 9 Consultation (1)

    Can you confirm that every single residents’ group that responded to the initial Cycleway 9 consultation opposed it?

  • Good thinking

    Do you know what evidence is there that the NHS’ Good Thinking programme improves mental wellbeing and / or reduces demand for mental health services?

  • Oyster discounts with student Railcard discount (2)

    Are you satisfied that all retailers providing Oyster are fully aware that students with a Railcard should be offered discounts on Tube, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail services?

  • Bus Mileage (3)

    Which London boroughs have seen an increase in bus mileage since May 2016?

  • Road traffic reduction and Vision Zero

    Recent reports from the city of Oslo, where there was only one road traffic death in 2019, have highlighted the impact of traffic reduction on road danger. What assessments and data does...

  • 48 Bus Route Closure and Alternative Routes

    The closure of the 48 bus route means that there is neither a direct bus from Walthamstow Central to London Bridge (previously 48 route) nor from Mare St to Elephant and Castle (previously 388)....

  • Silvertown Tunnel (2)

    As Londoners have a decision about their future leadership of the city in May 2020 will you ensure that all details of the contracts relating to the Silvertown Road tunnel are published,...

  • Mayor’s Apprenticeship Programme – Apprenticeships for Londoners (1)

    The Mayor’s Apprenticeship Programme has launched a £1.2m programme to support future projects (https://www.london.gov.uk/decisions/md2522-changes-mayors-a pprenticeship-programme)....

  • Mayor’s Apprenticeship Programme – Apprenticeships for Londoners (2)

    Which key sectors will the Apprenticeships for Londoners project target?

  • Mayor’s Apprenticeship Programme – Apprenticeships for Londoners (3)

    How will the Apprenticeships for Londoners project ensure BAME Londoners, disabled Londoners and female Londoners are encouraged to participate in apprenticeships?

  • 2018 Taxi & Private Hire journey-related sexual offences

    Why has the Mayor failed to publish 2018 TPH journey-related sexual offences?

  • London Progression Collaboration

    How is the London Progression Collaboration encouraging apprenticeships in retail, construction and hospitality?

  • Bus Driver Fatigue

    Loughborough University recently published findings from their pioneering research into bus driver fatigue. What steps will you take to ensure that learnings from the research are practically...

  • Piccadilly Line

    Can you please provide an update and timeline on the Piccadilly Line upgrade?

  • Demographics of Healthy Early Years London (HEYL) award

    What percentage of early years settings signed up to the HEYL award are in Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in a) the 10% most deprived areas, b) the 20% most deprived areas, c) the 20%...

  • Rising child mortality

    A study published in the British Medical Journal attributes the unprecedented rise in child mortality between 2014 and 2017 to austerity. Inequality has widened between the poorest and richest...

  • Social prescribing link workers

    How are you working towards your goal of a social prescribing link worker in every Primary Care Network?

  • Peabody index 2019 (2)

    According to Peabody’s latest report, 9.3% of disabled Londoners are unemployed, compared to 7.6% on average. What are you doing to address this?

  • Young people’s mental health

    Girls in the UK are in the top 5 internationally for the level of stress experienced as a result of school pressures, according to education league table PISA. How do your education and health...

  • Adult Education Budget consultation

    When will the results of the Adult Education Budget framework consultation be published?

  • Mayor’s Construction Academy

    How successful has the Mayor’s Construction Academy been in terms of training the next generation of London’s construction professionals? Has it met its targets?

  • Thriving community in Barking and Dagenham

    What was the outcome of the Thriving Community programme in Barking and Dagenham?

  • Adult education and SEND

    Your own research revealed a stark lack of opportunities for young adults with SEND. What progress has been made under your Mayoralty to increase opportunities for young adults with SEND to...

  • Intelligent Speed Adaptation (7)

    In your answer to my question 2019/6087 you committed to ask Transport for London (TfL) to investigate how to use Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) in London’s vehicle fleets beyond buses....

  • Mayoral Corporations - Pay

    Can you confirm whether either the OPDC or LLDC operate performance-related pay schemes, and provide details of each if so - including pay bands of those receiving it, and the amounts paid over...

  • Silvertown Tunnel (1)

    Following your announcement as the newly elected Mayor of London at Southwark Cathedral on the 7th May 2016 “to lead the most transparent, engaged and accessible administration... and to...

  • London Bus Routes (5)

    How many new London bus routes have been introduced since May 2016?

  • Bus Mileage (1)

    What was the total bus mileage of the London bus network in May 2016?

  • London Bus Routes (3)

    How many London bus routes have seen a reduction in their frequency between May 2016 and today?

  • TfL Annual Travel Report (1)

    Are you satisfied that the progress on active and sustainable travel revealed in TfL’s most recent Annual Travel report is on track to meet your 80% target by 2041?

  • Intelligent Speed Adaptation (6)

    At the recent Transport for London (TfL) Bus Safety Summit in November 2019, a speaker shared a screenshot of TfL’s Speed Compliance Tool. Can you please share any reports or data that show...

  • Target for Healthy Early Years London (HEYL) signups

    As your target of 10% of early years settings signing up to the HEYL has been met early, will you review this goal and set a new one?

  • Great Northern Rail Franchise (3)

    When is it likely TfL could take over the Great Northern rail franchise if the government were to devolve the rail line to TfL? Would it have to wait until the end of the current franchise period...

  • Complaints for TfL Train and Underground Noise Disturbance

    The current online TfL complaints forms are not fit for purpose for those raising complaints about tube noise in their homes. Please detail how you will be making it easier for those Londoners,...

  • Oyster discounts with student Railcard discount (1)

    Although the student Railcard discount should lead to discounts on Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail as well as National Rail services I have received reports that students do not...

  • Public health grant 2020/21

    What is your assessment of the public health grant for 2020/21 due to be announced by the Government imminently?

  • Measuring social value in the NHS supply chain (1)

    What discussions have you had with NHS leaders about increasing the social value generated by their supply chains?

  • A12/Whalebone Road North Pedestrian Crossing

    My constituents are very concerned that the lack of pedestrian crossing across Whalebone Road North at the junction with the A12 causes a safety risk to pedestrians and cyclists. Please detail...

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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