London Assembly

Thursday, 17 December 2020

  • Rising unemployment (2)

    How will you support Londoners who become unemployed during this pandemic?

  • Documentation Associated with Phase 1 of UCL IHE Covid-19 Report

    According to the Minutes of the TfL-UCL “Bus worker and Covid-19 Research Steering Group” Meetings published on TfL’s Website, at several meetings TfL presented a detailed...

  • Diversity in leadership

    Trevor Phillips reports , in 'The Colour of Power', that diversity progress at leadership levels has stalled. But he says, “The fact that one person – the Prime Minister – is...

  • Air Pollution in Second Lockdown

    With air pollution reductions less impressive during the second European lockdown, what lessons are there for London?

  • School children infection rate

    The number of school-age children with coronavirus has risen "significantly" in the second wave compared with the first, according to the Government's scientific advisers. How can you as Mayor...

  • The Mayor's Culture Strategy (1)

    How many objectives have been achieved in the Mayor's Culture Strategy to date?

  • Beryl Bike Hire Scheme

    Despite the Beryl Bike Hire scheme being launched in formal partnership with Watford Council and with stands not being charged for rent on land owned by Watford Council, Hertfordshire County...

  • BNOs (1)

    What work has the GLA undertaken to ensure the smooth arrival of British Nationals (Overseas) to London?

  • Dial-a-Ride

    TfL’s Programme and Investment committee papers for 11 December 2020 reference plans to replace the booking and scheduling system for Dial-a-Ride, so as to enable TfL to book and deliver...

  • Deputy Mayor for Business meetings (2)

    Please list the number of meetings held between the Deputy Mayor for Business and the taxi trade since lockdown began in March 2020, the subject of those meetings, and the outcomes of those meetings.

  • Help for businesses

    What percentage of London's businesses do you estimate City Hall initiatives have engaged with (in some form) since lockdown began in March 2020?

  • Help for night-time venues

    What percentage of London's night-time venues do you estimate City Hall initiatives have engaged with (in some form) since lockdown began in March 2020?

  • Help for London's cultural venues and businesses

    What percentage of London's cultural venues and businesses do you estimate City Hall initiatives have engaged with (in some form) since lockdown began in March 2020?

  • Solar potential on the Transport for London estate (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2020/1003 on the solar potential of the Transport for London (TfL) estate. I understand from the list of paused projects in the TfL Board meeting of 29...

  • Highbury Corner

    The Commissioner’s Report to Transport for London (TfL) dated 9 December says that: “all remaining snagging and defect works were completed at the end of October 2020,” at...

  • Crossrail

    How will TfL ensure the final phase of Crossrail is on time and on budget?

  • Bridge condition indicators

    The Times reported on 3 December 2020 that data provided by Transport for London (TfL) in April 2019 showed that 200 out of 500 bridges and other structures it maintains had key sections in poor...

  • Financial Health of Young People Survey

    In your oral response to my question 2018/0939 on 7 May 2018, you said: “City Hall recently conducted a representative survey of young people in London that showed less than half could...

  • The Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution (1)

    In ‘The ten point plan for a green industrial revolution’ the Government sets out an expansion of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods schemes. How much of this funding is expected to come to...

  • Affordable Homes Programme 2016-2023

    Now that the End date for project starts on site has moved from March 2022 to March 2023 can you confirm what the new a) End date for project completions on site (SPs and CME) and b) End date for...

  • Zero Emissions Buses in London (5)

    Do you know if there are plans to replace the EU air quality law which we have been measuring London’s air quality against?

  • Demographics of people housed by GLA hotels programme

    Could you provide a breakdown of the people, both ever and currently, housed in the GLA hotels programme to house homeless people during the coronavirus pandemic by gender and age, including how...

  • Government’s Building Safety Fund Delay

    My constituents who are leaseholders and residents living in ‘The Pavillions’ (Crane Heights, Merlin Heights, Egret Heights, Kingfisher Heights, Lapwing Heights and Eagle Heights) in...

  • Clapham High Street expansion of platforms

    A constituent has contacted me asking what consideration has been given to the proposal set out in the Centre for London report ‘Turning London Orange’ which advocated Clapham High...

  • Platform Capacity at Liverpool Street (2)

    Will platform space at Liverpool Street be allocated to allow extra services on the Enfield Town/Cheshunt London Overground service?

  • Platform Capacity at Liverpool Street (1)

    What plans are there to re-allocate platform space at Liverpool Street once Crossrail has opened?

  • Camberwell Station

    Please provide an update on the status of Camberwell Station and any plans you have to support its re-opening? Have any steps been taken to make use of the Department for Transport Restoring Your...

  • Motorbike KSIs

    I understand 31 motorcyclists were killed on London’s roads in 2019, up from 22 in 2018. Has any examination been undertaken whether a contributory factor to the level of KSIs among these...

  • Use-class order changes in London

    Changes to the E use-class order, which amalgamates; shops, financial and professional services, business, non-residential institutions, and leisure into one use-class came into effect from the...

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries (1)

    What specific work is the Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries currently working on?

  • Lack of affordable housing in the London Legacy Development Corporation area

    What are you doing about the fact that the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) area is currently predicted to only provide 22 per cent affordable housing, compared with its target of 50...

  • Data on rough sleepers

    How have the numbers of homeless people sleeping rough across London changed since the last figures released by CHAIN? Could you share any up-to-date weekly figures to help with winter policy...

  • Mayor's Transport Strategy - Taxis

    Given the dramatic decrease in vehicles, does the Mayor agree that a fully wheelchair accessible, emissions target achieving taxi fleet should be included in his 80% target within his 2018...

  • London housing data survey and analysis

    The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) publishes a detailed factsheet on the accessibility of existing homes as part of the English Housing Survey (EHS)...

  • Action against developers of buildings with unsafe cladding

    In your answer to question 2020/3826 you state: “In September I wrote to more than 40 building owners who have failed to begin the remediation of unsafe ACM cladding demanding that they...

  • The Mayor's Culture Strategy (2)

    How many of the policy and actions have been achieved in the Mayor's Culture Strategy to date? (Beginning at Page 160 of the document).

  • School funding

    National Association of Head Teachers has warned that we may see a mass exodus of teachers post-covid as they are facing burn-out and unprecedented levels of stress. What work are you doing to...

  • Small workspaces

    What planning protections do you intend to introduce for small industrial and creative workspaces?

  • Adapting Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (2)

    Do you think the messaging from Grant Shapps MP and Government about the purpose of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods has been fully understood by Londoners?

  • Breakdown of GLA Press Officers

    Please can you provide a breakdown of how many press and media officers are employed by the GLA and in each of the functional bodies. Please can you also provide details of the associated costs?

  • Adapting Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (1)

    Which boroughs have you worked with to adapt low traffic neighbourhoods so they can better impact the areas they are placed in?

  • London’s dirty air increases risk of catching Covid-19

    Research by Queen Mary University has found that London’s dirty air increases risk of catching Covid-19. What steps are you taking to urgently tackle air quality in light of the pandemic?

  • BNOs (2)

    What estimates has the GLA made of how many British National (Overseas) will move to London?

  • Homeless Young People (5)

    With a 40% increase in under-25s seen sleeping rough compared to the same period last year and young people now making up a record high proportion of rough sleepers, what steps are you taking to...

  • Parks and Recreation Space (2)

    Sports teams are facing financial pressures as a result of the pandemic. Do you envision pitches being lost to developers if the clubs go out of business, and what can you do about it?

  • E-Scooter Trial

    What criteria will you use to select the three e-scooter rental providers that will participate in the rental e-scooters trial due to start next year, and under what conditions will they be able...

  • Homeless Young People (1)

    The latest data on rough sleeping in London covering July to September shows that 18-25-year olds are the only age group with more people rough sleeping this year than in the same period in 2019....

  • Homeless Young People (2)

    David Eastwood, the GLA’s Rough Sleeping Lead said at last month’s Housing Committee that DePaul was running a dedicated service for under‑25s and under‑35s at the hotel...

  • Homeless Young People (3)

    Do you feel a pan-London youth homelessness strategy is needed, given there is a relatively small number of young rough sleepers in some boroughs, so it is a challenge for those boroughs to...

  • Mass evacuation simulations

    Is there a timetable for more mass evacuation simulations? Please provide details of the timetable.

  • Cost of waking watches

    What is the financial impact on the LFB of continuing responsibilities for checking ‘waking watches’ in high-rise residential buildings where these are required post-Grenfell as...

  • Maintaining LFB’s Budget

    Will the Mayor ensure the London Fire Brigade’s budget is maintained to ensure it can deliver on its transformation plan drawn up in response to the Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Tower...

  • Residents’ discount to the Congestion Charge (2)

    If the removal of the residents’ discount to the Congestion Charge continues beyond the 31 March 2021 will you ensure that a full examination is also given of the exemption rules that...

  • Anti-Racism

    On 13 October 2020, you declared City Hall ‘a committedly anti-racist organisation’1. Given the present uncertainty surrounding the future location of the Greater London Authority, I...

  • Masks for TfL

    How many masks has TfL bought per month since February 2020? Please provide breakdown per month as well as the total cost per month.

  • Cycle infrastructure design LTN 1/20 (1)

    Following your cycle infrastructure design guidance coming into force earlier this year, what steps is TfL taking to ensure all current proposals for highways improvements that have yet to be...

  • Nominee Pass Holders

    What is the number of TfL nominee pass holders over the past 5 years, broken down by year, including the current year?

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm (1)

    Further to MD2689, what is the anticipated expenditure for the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm for 2021/22?

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm (2)

    MD2689 states that 'delegated authority to the Executive Director, Communities and Skills to approve detailed proposals for £110,000 towards a community fund which will be co-designed with...

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm (3)

    When will the members of the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm be announced?

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm (4)

    How many meetings has the Mayor personally had with the co-Chairs of the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm to discuss the project specifically?

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm (5)

    Please list all the statues, monuments and plaques on land owned by the Greater London Authority.

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries (3)

    How many times have you met with the Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries since lockdown began in March 2020? Please list the number of meetings, the subject of those meetings,...

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries (4)

    How many and which boroughs has the Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries met with since lockdown began in March 2020?

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries (2)

    What specific work has the Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries done to date in relation to London's recovery from COVID-19?

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries (5)

    What specific actions did you task the Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries with to contribute to London’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic? a) How many actions has she...

  • Rerouting the 414 & social distancing on No.6

    Is stopping the No.414 bus service from Marble Arch to Maida Vale advisable when this would result in the doubling up of passengers on the No.6 bus service during the COVID-19 era (and beyond),...

  • Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

    In your Transport Strategy you identify a target for Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) to be built to capture an additional surface area of 50,000 sqm per annum. What has been your...

  • Changes to borough cycle funding (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2020/2621. Now that you have a funding package from the Government, will you confirm planned investment in cycling for each borough and programme...

  • Location of school streets

    When will you publish the location of all current and planned School Street programmes in London? If this data is available now, please provide it in your answer to this question.

  • Recyling (2)

    Could the Mayor confirm whether or not recycling levels have dropped this year?

  • Acoustic Vehicle Alert System

    Further to your answer to my question 2020/0714, please can you give an update on TfL’s Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System on buses and give details of the consultation process?

  • Places of Worship (3)

    How many planning permissions for places of worship were rejected in the 2019/20 year across London?

  • GLA Press Officers

    How many press officers did the GLA employ in the 2019/20 year and what was the total cost of this?

  • Air Quality Audits (1)

    Could the Mayor confirm whether or not applications were received from organisations from Bromley, Enfield and Havering for the Grow Back Greener Fund?

  • School Bus Routes (5)

    Can you confirm that children 11-15 receive a 50% discount on the adult fare when using TfL services without a ZIP card? Will a similar discount apply if free travel for under 18s is suspended?

  • Road Space Changes

    I was recently contacted by a constituent who was stuck for 40 minutes on the Euston Road eastbound due to the normal three-lane carriage way being restricted to a single lane for private motor...

  • GLA Pay Rises

    What was the percentage in pay rises received by GLA staff for each year from 2015/16 including the current year?

  • GLA Apprenticeships

    How many apprenticeships has the GLA funded since May 2016, what is the yearly breakdown?

  • Nominee passes

    How many journeys were undertaken by those who hold a nominee pass in the 2019/20 year and can you provide a breakdown of which zones these journeys were undertaken in?

  • London Curfew

    On 20 September, LBC reported: ‘London mayor Sadiq Khan is said to be pressing for a 10pm curfew for pubs and work-from-home orders in the capital amid rising coronavirus cases.’...

  • Flood defences and London

    In ‘The ten point plan for a green industrial revolution’ the Government sets out plans to invest £5.2billion into a six year plan to improve flood defences. How much of this...

  • Recycling (1)

    Could the Mayor confirm whether or not every London Council is delivering a separate kerbside food waste collection service?

  • Bus Driver Diversity & Inclusion Training

    Further to your answer to my question 2020/0714, how many of London’s 25,000 bus drivers have received Diversity & Inclusion training and when do you expect all drivers to have...

  • London Power (3)

    Could the Mayor provide how much London Power's income has been since its launch?

  • London Power (2)

    Could the Mayor explain what he is doing to increase the number of households signing up to London Power as their energy provider?

  • London Power (1)

    Could the Mayor explain why after ten months on from the launch of London Power, up to the end of September 2020, only 3,658 households had signed-up to London Power as their energy provider?

  • Planning Application for Stag Brewery, Mortlake

    In relation to the Planning Application for the Stag Brewery, Mortlake (GLA references: 4172, 4172A, 4172B), can the Mayor explain why the GLA Planning Directorate held 23 meetings between May...

  • Green Jobs

    In your opening remarks at MQT on 19th November you intimated that London has more people employed in Green jobs than construction. Please provide the detail to support this claim.

  • London Plan Annual Monitoring Report

    When will you publish the sixteenth London Plan Annual Monitoring Report?

  • Taxi Air Quality

    In order to achieve air quality compliance by 2025, London must reduce taxi emissions by 65 per cent, based on 2013 levels. As a result, you are reducing Taxi Age limits from 15 years as of 1st...

  • Edgware Road Housing Zone update

    How much of the indicative GLA funding allocation; total number of homes; total number of affordable homes and total number of construction jobs have been delivered so far in the Edgware Road...

  • Hospital Transport

    London’s bus red routes are trialling 24 hour operation. Has this affected patient transport ambulances/vehicles, and has this resulted in patients missing hospital appointments due to...

  • 10pm curfew (2)

    Will the 11pm curfew help London’s hospitality sector?

  • Homeless Young People (4)

    What progress has been made to distribute cold weather funding to local authorities this winter, and will it be enough to meet demand?

  • Permitted development rights

    What work have you done with local authorities regarding the conversion of commercial space under permitted development rights?

  • London City Airport

    Will you resist the proposed increase in flghts from London City Airport?

  • Adult Education Budget (2)

    How are you encouraging enrolment of BAME Londoners in your skills programmes?

  • Adult Education Budget

    How are you encouraging enrolment of Londoners with SEND needs in your skills programmes?

  • Accelerating the removal of ACM cladding

    What action is your Building Safety Team taking to accelerate progress in removing dangerous cladding from all buildings over 18 metres in London?

  • School attendance

    There has been a “collapse” in secondary school attendance this term. What can you do as Mayor to help schools and ensure young people in London are attending?

  • Taxi Age Limit Reduction

    From 1st November 2020 the phased taxi age limit reduction fully commences, with the maximum operating age becoming 14 years and reducing by a year for the next two years so that by November 2022...

  • Black curriculum

    The recent report by the Black Curriculum says that the national curriculum ‘systematically omits' black British history. Given your work on the Black Curriculum, have you had conversations...

  • Transport Workers and Covid-19 (2)

    In your response to Question 2020/2533, how can you reconcile your refusal to identify the specific Depots where Bus Drivers who died from Covid-19 were employed "due to data protection and out...

  • Places of Worship (1)

    What was the total number of planning permissions submitted in the 2019/20 year for places of worship?

  • London Pollution Helpdesk

    Could the Mayor confirm how many schools have called the London Pollution Helpdesk so far?

  • Impact of COVID-19 on workers (2)

    Has the Deputy Mayor for Business undertaken any specific work on the impact of COVID-19 on freelancers and gig economy workers in London?

  • Air Quality Audits (2)

    Could the Mayor confirm whether or not funding awarded for air quality measures as a result of the first round of air quality audits had reduced pollution around schools?

  • North London District Energy Network

    Could the Mayor confirm in detail what the £1.2million awarded to the North London District Energy Network will specifically deliver?

  • North London District Energy Network

    Could the Mayor explain his decision to award £1.2million to the North London District Energy Network as it is linked to the building of the new incinerator at Edmonton which local MPs...

  • Greenwash

    Do you agree with Greenpeace UK's John Sauven, that "this is the golden age for greenwash. Any company that wants to gain the public's trust and be a genuine green leader needs to put in the hard...

  • Support for older Londoners

    How have you been supporting older Londoners during the pandemic and how are you responding to Positive Ageing in London’s survival plan for older Londoners this Winter?

  • Freeports

    What consideration have you given to freeports in London?

  • Tactile paving

    Does every London Overground station have tactile paving on all platforms? If this is not the case, please state the specific dates by which this vital access facility will be provided.

  • NOx readings

    What do the readings from Air Quality monitors show for NOx in Tooting, Clapham Junction and Morden?

  • Applications to the non-ACM cladding fund

    How many applications have been made to date to the non-ACM fund under the Building Safety Programme for remediation of buildings in London?

  • 20mph Roads

    Will you commit to making Edith Grove, Finborough Road and Redcliffe Gardens in Chelsea 20mph roads?

  • Addison Primary School Modernisation

    Will you speak with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to urge them not to remove education space and playground space during the modernisation of Addison Primary School?

  • Government intervention on EWS1s (2)

    With the Government training up new EWS1 assessors before addressing the issue of professional indemnity insurance, do you believe they understand how to address safety in London’s built...

  • London's Electricity Requirements

    What research has been undertaken on the cost of upgrading the London electricity grid before all cars can become electric cars?

  • Hammersmith Temporary Road Bridge

    Will you insist TfL takes a temporary road bridge for Hammersmith seriously? Do you agree seven more years without a road bridge is completely unacceptable?

  • Working from Home

    Do you agree we used to work from home, but now many Londoners, live at work ? What specifically have you done to ensure Londoners don’t become like hamsters on a wheel?

  • Old Oak Common Access Road

    Will you ask the OPDC to liaise between H&F and HS2 Ltd to try to gain agreement to use Old Oak Common Lane instead of Braybrook Street as an access road as they had committed to do?

  • Homes valued at £100,000

    Several constituents have been in touch about some information they have seen about homes for sale for £100,000. Could you shed some light on whether this is at all feasible - has MHCLG...

  • The Ethnicity Pay Gap

    To ask the Mayor for an update on the work taking place to close the ethnicity pay gap at City Hall and the wider GLA Family?

  • GLA Organisation

    Please provide a list of all directorates within City Hall and the total number of people employed in each one. Please also include subdivisions.

  • GLA Staff

    Which GLA Senior Staff and Mayoral Staff share business support staff?

  • Mayor of London Press Officers

    How many press officers did the Mayor of London employ in the 2019/20 year and what was the total cost of this?

  • Brexit and London’s businesses (1)

    Can you provide an update on what London’s businesses are telling you with regards to the transition period ending at the end of this month (December 2020)?

  • Adult Education Budget (7)

    As so many AEB funded courses have moved online, (a) has the capacity of courses increased in any areas and (b) have you seen demand fall or increase?

  • Home schooling

    More children are being taken out of school to be home-educated, particularly among families from minority ethnic communities, who are at greater risk from Covid and may be more fearful of...

  • Adult Education Budget (5)

    Following your call for further devolution of funding and a return to 2008 levels, what conversations have you had with Government?

  • Adult Education Budget (6)

    As so many AEB funded courses are happening online, how have you changed your assessment of courses?

  • Adult Education Budget (3)

    Can you tell me how you have adapted your Adult Education programmes to ensure those hardest hit by the pandemic are not left behind?

  • Adult Education Budget (4)

    Can you confirm how many applicants there were to Strand 2 of the COVID-19 AEB response fund and how many were successful?

  • Tech jobs for young Londoners (3)

    Further to your press release dated 01.12.16, entitled “Mayor unveils £7m fund to help young Londoners access tech jobs”, could you please advise as to whether 500 university...

  • Tech jobs for young Londoners (2)

    Since your press release dated 01.12.16, entitled “Mayor unveils £7m fund to help young Londoners access tech jobs”, could you please advise as to whether 1,000 young Londoners...

  • London Road Space

    Broken down by borough, how many miles of road space have been removed from London’s roads since March?

  • Idling on Vauxhall Bridge Road

    Will you support the installation of a traffic camera on Vauxhall Bridge Road in order to crack down on idling?

  • Tech jobs for young Londoners (1)

    Further to your press release dated 01.12.16, entitled “ Mayor unveils £7m fund to help young Londoners access tech jobs”, could you please provide examples of by how much the...

  • Culture Spending

    How much money have you spent on culture in each year since May 2016?

  • London Games Festival

    What is the total amount of money that has been given by the GLA to the London Games Festival since May 2016?

  • Partnership flood management funding

    The November 2020 National Audit Office (NAO) report, Managing Flood Risk, shows that London received the lowest amount of partnership funding for flood defences of any region in England between...

  • Supporting Noel Park Leaseholders

    You will be aware that many leaseholders in Haringey’s Noel Park have recently received Section 20 Notices requiring them to pay extortionate bills, often exceeding £100,000, for...

  • Signalised junctions without a signalised pedestrian crossing

    How many signalised junctions for motor traffic are there in London with signals provided by Transport for London (TfL)? And in total: a) how many junctions have arms without signalised...

  • Mass deportation flights

    The Home Office has used specially chartered flights to deport rejected refugees and migrants en masse for 12 years now. A constituent of mine wants Government to end this method of deportation...

  • E-scooters

    Can you reassure my constituents that the increased use of e-scooters will enable pedestrians to use pavements safely? We must ensure greener forms of transport are safe for all concerned via...

  • ‘Save Christmas’ – Plight of Restaurants & Hospitality Sector

    The Tier two announcement allowing restaurants and some pubs to remain open has seen a distinct increase in bookings and been welcome by the hospitality sector. However, the sector is still...

  • School Streets (3)

    Has the School Streets scheme reached all the schools identified as needing support? If not how many schools across London do you estimate are still in need of interventions like school streets...

  • School Streets (2)

    Please provide a borough-by-borough breakdown of the number of schools who had signed up for your School Streets programme prior to April 2020.

  • Unsafe Junction between Cheyne Walk and Beaufort Street

    Residents and councillors are anxious and have been for at least twenty years that the Cheyne Walk/Beaufort Street junction, which is on TfL’s TLRN network, is unsafe. Pedestrians regularly...

  • Affordable Housing Programme 2021-26 (1)

    Will the entire £4 billion affordable housing funding for 2021-26 be used to fund the 35,000 homes as set out in MD2707? If not, how much of the fund will be used?

  • Streetspace (3)

    Since the introduction of the Streetspace programme, have you been monitoring congestion levels on the affected roads? If so, can those results be published?

  • School Streets (1)

    Please provide a borough-by-borough breakdown of the number of schools who have signed up for the School Streets programme since April 2020.

  • Motorbike Accidents 3

    For each of the years November 2017 to October 2018, November 2018 to October 2019 and November 2019 to October 2020, for motorcyclist serious and fatal accidents in London, please provide a...

  • Brexit and London’s businesses (3)

    Are there are business sectors who are telling you that they are looking forward to Brexit with a deal, and if yes, what are the benefits that they identify?

  • Brexit and London’s businesses (2)

    Are there are business sectors who are telling you that they are looking forward to a no-deal Brexit, and if yes, what are the benefits that they identify?

  • Active Travel Plans

    How many schools across London have adopted active travel plans?

  • Tier 2 in London (4)

    Can you list the support that the GLA is providing Londoners under the Tier 2 restrictions announced on 26 November 2020?

  • Tier 2 in London (3)

    Can you list the support that the Government is providing Londoners under the Tier 2 restrictions announced on 26 November 2020?

  • No deal Brexit

    What would a no-deal Brexit mean for London’s economy given the current economic crisis, and how does this compare to GLA research “The economic impact of Brexit on London”...

  • Night Czar achievements (2)

    What specific actions did you ask the Night Czar to undertake since lockdown began in March 2020 to support the recovery of London's night-time economy? a) How many actions has she achieved, b)...

  • Economy recovery meetings

    Please list the number of meetings held specifically between the Night Czar and the Deputy Mayor for Business since lockdown began in March 2020, the subject of those meetings, and the outcomes...

  • Night Time Borough Champions Network

    According to its GLA webpage, the last meeting of the Night Time Borough Champions Network was in April 2020. Why hasn't the Night Czar held any further meetings of this network in 2020 at such a...

  • Night Czar achievements (1)

    Please list the specific achievements of the Night Czar since lockdown began.

  • Night Czar meetings

    Please list the number of individual meetings (both in-person and virtual) you have had with the Night Czar since lockdown began in March 2020 and the subject of those meetings.

  • London’s Night Time Commission

    What work has the London’s Night Time Commission produced specifically on the sector's recovery from the global pandemic?

  • London Borough of Culture Spending

    How much money have you spent on the London borough of culture programme for each year of its operation?

  • Speed levels of London buses

    I understand that all TfL buses use tachographs to monitor speed and distance reached. Is any systematic assessment undertaken of the information collected to ensure that buses are not exceeding...

  • Road User Charging

    Will you rule out the introduction of road user charging in London so long as you are Mayor?

  • Edmonton Incinerator

    There is growing concern locally in Edmonton about North London Waste Authority’s plans for Edmonton Eco-Park, in particular the new incinerator. Planning approval was given by the...

  • COVID-19 Second wave

    As cases in London rise, what work are you doing to identify and help demographics, areas and communities most at risk from the second wave?

  • Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (1)

    Please set out the exact process used to consult with the London Ambulance Service and how it responds to proposed Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in relation to enquiries about the potential impact...

  • ACM Cladding Remediation

    According to a recent MHCLG report, there are 251 high-rise residential and publicly owned buildings identified with ACM cladding systems unlikely to meet Building Regulations in London, 72 in...

  • Letting of Shared Ownership Properties that are Awaiting an EWS1 Assessment

    Some housing associations are allowing flexibility so that shared owners can let out their property while the building is awaiting an EWS1 assessment as owners are currently unable to sell them...

  • Retention of Social Housing Stock

    Will you consider making it a grant condition of receiving Approved Provider and Strategic Partner status during the 2021-26 Affordable Housing Programme that associations should follow the...

  • Regional Reporting of Housing Associations’ Revenues, Costs, and Tenures of New Housing Supply (1)

    What consideration have you given to requiring separate regional reporting for London and the rest of England? For all multi-region providers, will the GLA report in detail on all sources of...

  • Regional Reporting of Housing Associations’ Revenues, Costs, and Tenures of New Housing Supply (2)

    Will you make detailed, separate regional reporting a grant condition of receiving Approved Provider and Strategic Partner status for the 2021-26 Affordable Housing Programme?

  • GLA employee travel plan

    Does the GLA have an employee travel plan for workers employed by the Mayor and Assembly, and have surveys been conducted into the modes of transport used by staff to commute to work? If so,...

  • Brexit and London

    What plans do you have to ensure that London plays a leading role in Europe following Brexit?

  • Rainbow Cities Network

    Has the Mayor considered joining this network of cities that have come together to support and enhance the interests of their LGBT+ citizens?

  • Hammersmith Bridge (2)

    Can you tell me how much money TfL has spent on the Hammersmith Bridge plans so far?

  • Drainage Problems on Tottenham High Road

    There is regular water pooling, presumably due to poor drainage, along Tottenham High Road affecting bus lanes and pedestrians who have difficulty crossing the road – residents have...

  • Gender Pay Gap (1)

    I was pleased to see that the City Hall gender pay gap is close to zero. However, the economic gender gap will not close for another 275 years on current trends and women are more likely to be...

  • Gender Pay Gap (2)

    How is the economic crisis impacting on the work being carried out to close the gender pay gap in London? What action are you taking to prevent good progress in being lost?

  • Mayor opens City Hall to homeless Londoners on Christmas Eve

    Last Christmas, the Mayor welcomed people experiencing homelessness to City Hall for a meal and services such as haircuts and optical checks. Many such events usually happen across London at...

  • Resourcing LFB for a second wave of Covid-19

    The London Fire Commissioner had previously indicated that the new duties undertaken by LFB officers during the first wave of the pandemic could only be continued if resourcing was in place for...

  • Pandemic Multi-Agency Response Teams reconvening

    With cases rising across London, have the Pandemic Multi-Agency Response Teams now been reconvened?

  • 10pm curfew (3)

    With the Government extending the curfew to 11pm, what measures will you be putting in place to support social distancing when bars and restaurants close?

  • Time for International Baccalaureate?

    With another summer likely to be without “A” Level exams and with no fall back on coursework since 2010, it is not time to promote the International Baccalaureate for London’s...

  • London’s built environment (3)

    How much is the Government’s failure to address the issues of cladding and work with building owners to ensure where necessary remediation takes place impacting on the workload of LFB? What...

  • Impact of COVID-19 on workers (1)

    Has the Deputy Mayor for Business undertaken any specific work on the impact of COVID-19 on the self-employed in London?

  • Economic impact of COVID-19 across London

    Please publish any analysis undertaken by the Deputy Mayor for Business which specifically focuses on the economic impact of COVID-19 across different areas of London, including any variation in...

  • Impact of 24/7 bus lanes on Lambeth & Southwark households

    Mr Mayor I am committed to your overall plans to discourage a car-led recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic. 28 of the 100 bus lanes that make up the recently introduced 24/7 bus lanes, fall within...

  • London’s built environment (2)

    What work is your team undertaking to support London Fire Brigade in understanding the scale of the current dangers in London’s built environment due to issues of dangerous cladding?

  • Parks and Recreation Space (1)

    Lockdown has demonstrated the need for parks and recreation grounds. What is your assessment of opportunities for creating new parks of all sizes?

  • Bakerloo Line Extension

    During your Mayoralty, have you secured the Bakerloo Line Extension?

  • Loneliness over Christmas

    Given that many more older people will spend Christmas alone this year, what actions are you taking directly or indirectly though other organisations to combat this?

  • TfL car park developments (11)

    Is TfL relying on additional bail-out funding from the Department for Transport to take forward its plans to build over station car parks?

  • Child-friendly London (1)

    During the most recent lockdown, children’s playgrounds have remained opened. What have you been doing to ensure that these have been kept safe?

  • Cycle infrastructure design LTN 1/20 (2)

    What steps does TfL take to ensure that the funding it allocates to London boroughs involves projects on London borough roads implementing in full the cycle infrastructure design LTN 1/20?

  • London Power

    Please state how many London households have currently signed up to London Power?

  • Use it or Lose it (2)

    How have you exercised your ‘use it or lose it’ powers? What effect, if any, as it had on the number of homes built and the amount of land banked?

  • Use it or Lose it (1)

    What ‘use it or lose it’ powers do you have that allow you to make sure developers who have planning permission build homes and do not land-bank?

  • London Design Festival

    What is the total amount of money that has been given by the GLA to the London Design Festival since May 2016?

  • Deputy Mayor for Business meetings (1)

    Please list the number of meetings held by the Deputy Mayor for Business and London borough leaders (including which boroughs) since lockdown began in March 2020, the subject of those meetings,...

  • London Architecture Festival

    What is the total amount of money that has been given by the GLA to the London Architecture Festival since May 2016?

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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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