London Assembly

Sunday, 30 May 2021

  • Permitted Development Rights

    What steps are you taking to ensure Permitted Development Rights do not damage London’s communities? In particular, our high streets.

  • Cinema Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How many cinemas have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Pub Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How many pubs have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Nightclub Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How many Nightclubs have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Utilising Unused Office Space

    A recent study in Paris showed that if around 40% of businesses move to two days a week working from home this would see a 30% reduction in the need for office space. Given the expected reduction...

  • COVID-19 Recovery, Brent and Harrow Constituency

    Many of my constituents continue to struggle with the effects of Covid-19 on their small businesses, with many facing spiralling debts and bankruptcy. How will you continue to support small and...

  • Homebase, Manor Road scheme in North Sheen

    Following your disappointing and regrettable decision to call-in and grant this application, against the wishes of significant numbers of local residents, could you please outline what progress...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (1)

    In view of your manifesto pledge to “not shy away from opposing tall buildings that do not enhance London’s skyline or provide little social or economic benefit”, will you take...

  • SMEs and economic recovery after Covid

    How will you ensure that SMEs play a key part in our long-term recovery as a city?

  • Increasing Minimum Sunlight Hours for London’s Green Spaces

    A number of groups and organisations in London, including the London Wildlife Trust, the Metropolitan Parks and Gardens Association, London Gardens Trust and more are campaigning for changes to...

  • Establishment of Fire Safety Victims’ Support Line

    Will you consider introducing a support line for the many leaseholders and residents across London caught up in the cladding and fire safety scandal to provide practical support with fire safety...

  • Pushing for Further Devolution to London

    In your manifesto you commit to exploring a draft Devolution Bill for English Metro Mayors with other Metro Mayors across the country if the Government fails to make progress on more devolution....

  • Roll-out of Mental Health First-Aid Training Across London’s Schools

    You have committed to investing in the roll-out of mental-health first-aid training to schools across London. Can you provide more details on how this training will be delivered and whether it...

  • Rent Relief Fund for Small Businesses

    Do you support calls for the Government to set up a rent relief fund to help small businesses clear the debts that have built up during the pandemic? Without such a fund many more London...

  • Superfast Broadband

    With many in London still having no access to superfast broadband and London falling behind many other global cities for internet speeds and digital connectivity, can you provide more detail on...

  • School Readiness

    In the 2019 Early Years Report the Mayor made school readiness a priority. What programmes and funding have been directed to this area?

  • Rent Controls

    How would the introduction of rent controls benefit private renters across London?

  • 24-hour London

    As restrictions are lifting, and as the rates of COVID-19 infection hopefully remain low, how will you support London’s night-time economy to recover from the pandemic?

  • Supporting London’s Airports

    Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic what action have you taken, and plan to take in the future, to support London’s airports and those who work in them?

  • Cooperatives

    How will you support cooperatives in London in your second term?

  • Supporting Londoners through LEASE

    In response to question 2021/1131 you stated that you have called for the Government to review the role and remit of LEASE in order to support London’s leaseholders. What funding or other...

  • Air quality and construction (1)

    When will you be updating the London Plan Supplementary Planning Guidance ‘The control of dust and emissions during construction and demolition’ to reflect the changes in policy on...

  • London Plan and Sustainability

    What aspects of your new London Plan will ensure our city improves its sustainability in the coming years?

  • Return to Work

    In your manifesto you said you will “use all the levers you have” to ensure the return to work of Londoners. Please can you specify what these levers are and how you intend to use them?

  • Recovery Plan for London

    In your manifesto you said “working with the London Recovery Board, I will lead on delivering a recovery plan for London”. When will this plan be made public?

  • London Borough of Culture Job Creation

    How many jobs has the London borough of culture protected and created for each year it has been active?

  • London’s PPE problem (3)

    The NHS is installing specialist thermal heating machines2 in order to recycle used PPE and convert it into usable plastic blocks. How many of these machines have been requested for use in London...

  • London Boroughs and the Climate Emergency

    How are you working with London Boroughs to support the delivery of their climate emergency goals?

  • The Armed Forces Community in London

    What are you doing to address the specific health and wellbeing challenges of the Armed Forces community in London health planning, for example by incorporating vulnerabilities such as loneliness...

  • Heat pumps to help London hit Net Zero (2)

    In your discussions with social landlords and councils have they provided details of their annual heat pump installation plans, 2021-2030?

  • Heat pumps to help London hit Net Zero (1)

    How many domestic heat pumps will need to be installed in London to support the achievement of your 2030 Net Zero goal?

  • Wellbeing Ambassadors

    You have committed to London having a quarter of a million wellbeing ambassadors by 2025. How many will London have by the end of this mayoral term?

  • Dementia Friendly Charter Timeline

    What is the timeline for creating the Dementia friendly charter you committed to in your manifesto?

  • HIV Actions & Targets

    What immediate actions and targets will you be making to ensure London takes the necessary steps towards being the first global city to end new HIV transmissions by 2030, with an 80% reduction by...

  • Reforming private renting (1)

    Your report “Reforming private renting: The Mayor of London’s blueprint” said that the Government’s forthcoming consultation on improving security of tenure for private...

  • SEND Employment

    How does the Mayor plan on ensuring employment opportunities for Londoners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities as part of the capital’s COVID recovery?

  • Health Inequalities Review

    In your manifesto you stated that “if re-elected, I’ll instigate a review of all policies and programmes to ensure we are doing all we can to reduce health inequalities across the...

  • Local High Streets in Enfield & Haringey

    What are your plans to improve local high streets, such as those in Enfield & Haringey, where many traders have suffered devastating losses during the Covid pandemic and where many retail...

  • Euro 2020

    How will you be using the GLA’s work with Euro 2020 to boost and advocate healthy lifestyles?

  • London Pollinator Strategy

    The Netherlands has a national Pollinator Strategy and cities such as Amsterdam have been taking action on bee-friendly initiatives such as ‘bee hotels’, planting native flowering...

  • Female un/employment

    Women disproportionately work in industries hardest hit by the Covid pandemic such as hospitality and retail; many women have been made redundant or been furloughed. What plans do you have to...

  • London’s Higher Education Funding

    What representations have you made to Government regarding their plans to remove a reported £64m of the state teaching grant for London’s Universities? Is this not an example of the...

  • Affordable housing (1)

    How many GLA-funded affordable homes will you be starting in the current financial year?

  • Recycling

    Can the Mayor set out his plans to increase recycling in London?

  • Ulez

    Will the Mayor rethink his plans for the extension of the ULEZ given the reduction in votes he received in outer London?

  • Fast track housing approval (1)

    Further to MQ 2021/0665, how many schemes on private land have received public funding in order to meet the 35% affordable housing threshold for fast track approval? Please provide a breakdown by...

  • London Power

    Will the Mayor apologise to Londoners for his energy company's near £1 million loss last year?

  • Tall buildings

    The Planning and Regeneration Committee’s letter to you of 16 March 2021 outlined significant concerns about the environmental, social and financial costs of tall buildings, especially for...

  • Fast track housing approval (2)

    Further to MQ 2021/0666, how many schemes on public land have received public funding in order to meet the 50% affordable housing threshold for fast track approval, or the appropriate threshold...

  • Culture at Risk Office

    How many organisations and individuals has your Culture at Risk Office helped since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • The Mall, Walthamstow (1)

    Do you consider The Mall housing scheme in Walthamstow to be genuinely affordable?

  • Culture Spending

    Please give a breakdown of your culture budget spend for each year of your first term as Mayor?

  • London & Partners Staffing Numbers

    How many staff has London & Partners had for each year of your first term as Mayor?

  • Rent control (1)

    What form of rent control do you intend to pursue?

  • short-term lettings

    In April 2019 you called on Government to introduce a mandatory registration system for short-term lettings in London and in February 2020 the Government confirmed it did not have any plans to...

  • London & Partners Self-Funding Target

    What is the target date for London & Partners being fully self-funded without any GLA funding?

  • Disbursement of the ACM fund (2)

    What lessons have been learnt from the disbursement of the ACM fund and how are these being applied to the disbursement of the Building Safety Fund?

  • Knife Crime, Brent and Harrow Constituency

    Brent and Harrow continue to experience the devastating impact of knife crime within their communities. My thoughts are very much with the families and friends of those attacked or affected by...

  • GLA London & Partners Funding

    What percentage of London & Partners income has been from GLA funding for each year since 2016? Please also specify how much funding the GLA gave.

  • Affordable housing (5)

    How many homes from the 2021-26 Affordable Homes Programme will be started in the current financial year?

  • Theatre Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How many theatres have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Protecting London renters who have fallen into arrears during the coronavirus crisis

    The ban on evictions that was brought in during the coronavirus crisis is due to end on 31 May, and some charities have predicted that a significant increase in evictions will occur. How will you...

  • Disproportionate increase in unit numbers compared with affordable housing

    A constituent has pointed out that, in the Mortlake Brewery scheme, a 40 per cent increase in the number of residential units, from 800 to 1250 has resulted in only a 13 per cent increase in...

  • London Legacy Development Corporation fixed estate charge at Chobham Manor

    There have been recent reports of residents at the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) Chobham Manor development being required to pay a fixed estate charge of more than £1,000 a...

  • Health In All Policies Approach

    Will you continue to commit to a “health in all policies approach” throughout your second term as Mayor?

  • Childhood Obesity Decrease

    How much have you decreased childhood obesity levels since 2016? Please give a breakdown by age group.

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund and London (4)

    What support is the GLA able to offer the London buildings that were unsuccessful in their application to the Waking Watch Relief Fund?

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund and London (3)

    How much funding in total has been allocated to buildings in London from the Waking Watch relief fund?

  • Zero Suicide City

    What is the target date for London becoming a zero suicide city?

  • Suicides in London

    How many suicides were there in London for each year since 2016?

  • Levelling Up

    The Government’s Levelling Up fund seems to be unfairly distributed across the UK, with affluent boroughs receiving funding, whilst deprived boroughs like Lambeth and Southwark were not...

  • Article 4 Directions (1)

    How many Article 4 Directions are currently in place across London?

  • Trans Access to Healthcare Targets

    What targets do you have to improve Trans access to healthcare in London?

  • Mayor’s Land Fund

    Can you update me on the Potential expansion of the Mayor’s Land Fund that was outlined at the December 2020 Homes for Londoners Board meeting?

  • Trans Access to Healthcare Actions

    What actions have you taken since 2016 to improve Trans access to health care in London?

  • Traffic and PM2.5 (3)

    What actions will you be taking during this term to stay on track and make sure London meets these standards?

  • High Streets Research

    What data-driven research have you undertaken to identify how to best support the future of London’s high streets?

  • Business Improvement Districts and zero-emission zones (2)

    How will you support Business Improvement Districts to set up local zero-emission zones?

  • London Business Hub Target

    What targets have you set for your London Business Hub over the next three years and how many businesses do you aim for it to support?

  • Business Improvement Districts and zero-emission zones (1)

    Which local authorities or business improvement districts have expressed an interest or intend to introduce local zero-emission zones?

  • Air quality and construction (4)

    How are you ensuring that air quality is protected and best practice for air quality is followed on construction projects that are funded through the office of the Mayor of London?

  • Childhood Obesity Targets

    What targets have you set to reduce childhood obesity in London over the next three years?

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund Application Processing

    When the GLA receives an application for the Waking Watch Relief Fund how long does it take to process and feed back to the applicant whether or not they have been successful?

  • Healthy Neighbourhoods & School Superzones

    In your manifesto you said you “will roll out my plan that by 2025 every Londoner lives in a healthy food neighbourhood — with an expanded role for School Superzones”. What are...

  • Hepatitis C Actions & Targets

    You committed in your manifesto “to work with the NHS with a target of ending all new Hepatitis C infections in London by 2025”. What actions and targets have you planned for this...

  • Skills gaps

    What work are you undertaking to map London’s skills gaps and unemployment following the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • Renters Support Package

    On 7 January 2021 you called on the Government to put in place a support package to prevent a possible huge increase in evictions and homelessness caused by an increasing build-up of rent...

  • Development of GLA Land (2)

    How much of the GLA land that has been developed since May 2016 does the GLA retain the freehold or an interest in?

  • Jack Petchey Foundation

    Would the Mayor join me in congratulating the Jack Petchey Foundation on 21 years of fantastic work benefitting young people in London and Essex?

  • Waste Management

    What improvements will you be lobbying Government for with regards to energy from waste through incineration?

  • Exercise Unified Response

    The last major joint disaster planning training exercise was Exercise Unified Response in March 2016. In the light of numerous incidents and tragedies that have since occurred, from the Grenfell...

  • Good Work Standard Targets

    What are your targets for getting employers signed up to the Good Work Standard over this mayoral term? Please give a breakdown of how many businesses you aim to have signed up each year and from...

  • London and the BSF (6)

    What support is available to buildings in London as part of the process of registering and applying to the Building Safety Fund?

  • London and the BSF (7)

    What does pre-tender support entail?

  • Leaseholders and upfront costs (1)

    What percentage of costs are buildings being told they will receive upfront from the building safety fund for remediation work?

  • Leaseholders and upfront costs (2)

    Is receiving less than 100 per cent of funding from the Building Safety Fund upfront impacting on costs for leaseholders or is this being absorbed by building managers?

  • London Economic Action Partnership and small business

    How does the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP) support small businesses?

  • London and the BSF (3)

    How many buildings in London have been successful in receiving funding from the Building Safety Fund for the removal of dangerous cladding?

  • London and the BSF (4)

    How many buildings in London have been told they will receive pre-tender support?

  • London and the BSF (5)

    How many buildings have received pre-tender support? What is the total amount of pre-tender support that has been paid out so far?

  • Trade unions

    How will you continue to support trade unions across London?

  • London Living Wage Foundation

    Why is it important that the London Living Wage is calculated independently by the Living Wage Foundation?

  • Childcare

    How will you continue to work to make childcare affordable and accessible across London in your second term?

  • Gig economy

    How will you support workers in the gig economy over your second term in office?

  • Advertising Campaigns Funding

    Now you have launched your “Let’s Do London” campaign, will the funding for the “London is Open” and “Because I’m a Londoner” campaigns be...

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm

    What is the current timeline for the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm’s work over your three year term?

  • London Living Wage and apprenticeships

    It is welcome that the GLA pays apprentices the London Living Wage. How will you continue to encourage employers across London to pay apprentices the London Living Wage?

  • National Living Wage

    How will you continue to campaign for a fairer National Living Wage, not only in terms of ensuring Londoners have enough to live on, but that all Londoners of all ages get paid the same...

  • Air quality and construction (3)

    How many times have air quality standards on building sites delivering on behalf of the Mayor of London been exceeded and fines been issued?

  • Air quality and construction (2)

    How are you working with local councils to ensure that air quality standards on building sites are met?

  • Night Time Enterprise Zones

    In your manifesto you committed to “expand my Night Time Enterprise Zones programme”. Where and when will this happen and how much funding will be allocated to each zone?

  • New Areas to Support High Streets

    How do you plan to “streamline existing funding and grants, identify new areas of support” for high streets, as you committed to do so in your manifesto?

  • London’s PPE problem (2)

    How are you supporting innovative London groups and businesses to find ways to reduce the amount of single use plastics from PPE going to landfill or for incineration?1 1 Sky news,...

  • London’s PPE problem (1)

    PPE is necessary to keep us safe during the pandemic, however PPE litter has become a problem. How will you make it easier for Londoners to dispose of PPE well?

  • Gas-powered heat lamps

    Social distancing and outdoor dining have rapidly increased the use of gas-powered heat lamps throughout London. Is the GLA taking any actions to measure and mitigate the impact of heat lamps on...

  • Street waste being incinerated

    A constituent in Merton has raised the issue that in their borough the waste from street recycling bins is being sent to Beddington waste facility to be incinerated, along with the waste from...

  • GLA response to Dasgupta review

    What actions has the GLA taken in response to the Dasgupta review on biodiversity, which has highlighted the value of natural spaces?

  • Joint working and procurement opportunities for waste authorities

    In your Environment Strategy, published in May 2018, you set up a public contract register to monitor when waste authority contracts come up for renewal. Since the register’s introduction...

  • Greenhouse gas emissions from London’s waste

    The Government decision to exclude energy from waste plants from the UK’s new emissions trading scheme has been brought to the High Court for a judicial review. When was the most recent...

  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Support

    How many Small and Medium Sized Enterprises are there in London and how many of them have you directly supported each year since 2016? Please give a breakdown by London Borough, sector and...

  • No safe level for particulate matter

    The coroner in the inquest into the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah has noted evidence that shows there is: “no safe level for Particulate Matter and that the WHO guidelines should be seen...

  • Digital Inclusion Targets

    What targets have you set to improve digital inclusion and close the digital divide across London over the next three years?

  • Shared Ownership Charter for Service Charges (4)

    What discussions have you had with London’s private house builders, who are involved in the development of shared ownership, about signing up to the charter? Which of them have signed up so far?

  • London & Partners Staffing Costs

    What were the staffing costs for London & Partners for each year of your first term as Mayor?

  • Council homes (1)

    How many homes in your 10,000 council homes programme have been started and completed to date? Please provide a breakdown by borough and number of bedrooms.

  • Business Funding

    How much funding have you directly put into the hands of businesses since 2016? Please give a breakdown of business size and sector and through what mayoral initiative the funding was given.

  • Social infrastructure

    How and when do you intend to produce guidance on social infrastructure?

  • Temporary development spaces

    How and when do you intend to “develop a new framework for the temporary, meanwhile and flexible use of open space, empty premises, temporary development space and underused community...

  • Adult Literacy Actions

    What actions are you taking to improve the adult literacy rates across London?

  • Community involvement in planning

    How and when do you intend to “review how to further involve local communities in the planning decisions that affect them, including by making the most of interactive technology”?

  • Strategic Housing Market Assessment

    Do you consider the current 2017 Strategic Housing Market Assessment to be fit for purpose? If not, how and when do you intend to replace it?

  • UK Shared Prosperity Fund

    Have you received any news from the Government relating to how much London will receive in the UK Shared Prosperity Fund?

  • Next round of Green New Deal funding

    When will the next round of successful applicants to the Green New Deal Fund be announced?

  • Adult Literacy Targets for London

    What targets have you set to improve adult literacy rates in London through your adult education budget or by other means?

  • Brent London Borough of Culture 2020 Projects

    Please can you give a breakdown of which projects were given funding as part of Brent’s 2020 London Borough of Culture programme? Please state how much funding each project received.

  • London Weighting

    Do you have a timeline for your work on gathering evidence and issuing guidance on London Weighting?

  • Shared Ownership Charter for Service Charges (3)

    What discussions have you had with London’s local authorities about signing up to the charter? Which of them have signed up so far?

  • Disbursement of the ACM fund (1)

    What challenges or failings have been identified from the GLA’s disbursement of the ACM fund?

  • Rough Sleepers Leaving Hospital (1)

    In March 2018 the Guardian reported that data obtained from 89 NHS trusts in England found the number of discharges from hospital of people with no fixed abode rose by 29.8% from 6,748 in 2014 to...

  • Green Walls and Roofs for London (2)

    How quickly can funding be made available to increase the number of green walls and roofs in London? When do you expect this funding to start and how quickly will see these improvements locally?

  • Strengthening London’s Greenbelt

    Which parts of the Green Belt have been identified as under threat and in need of rewilding? How will you prioritise which areas receive funding first and when do you expect to start improving...

  • Good Growth Fund Jobs

    How many jobs have been created as a result of Good Growth Fund supported projects during your first term as Mayor? Please give a breakdown by borough.

  • Good Growth Fund Jobs Targets

    How many jobs do you aim to create through Good Growth Fund supported projects during this mayoral term? Please give a target number and a breakdown by sector and borough.

  • Arts & Culture Job Creation

    How many jobs have you created through your arts and culture budget spending each year since May 2016? Please give a breakdown of each project, the cost and number of jobs created.

  • Press Spending

    Please give a breakdown of your press spend for each year of your first term as Mayor?

  • Mayor's Construction Academy Jobs

    How many jobs have been created through the Mayor’s Construction Academy each year since it was created?

  • Mayor's Construction Academy Funding

    How much funding have you given the Mayor’s Construction Academy each year since it was created?

  • Old Oak Park Royal Development Corporation

    How and when do you intend to bring forward new housing targets and proposals for Old Oak Park Royal Development Corporation?

  • Future trade agreements

    How will you ensure that London’s needs are represented in future trade deals?

  • Access to broadband

    As flexible and remote working looks set to stay in some form since the pandemic, how will you work to ensure that all Londoners have access to good quality and affordable broadband?

  • Improving Biodiversity in London (1)

    How do you define adequate green space in order to achieve your commitment to ensure that no Londoner lives more than a ten-minute walk from green space?

  • Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 Projects

    Please can you give a breakdown of which projects were given funding as part of Waltham Forest’s 2019 London Borough of Culture programme? Please state how much funding each project received.

  • Biodiversity in London (3)

    How will you fund your commitment to ensure that no Londoner lives more than a ten-minute walk from green space?

  • Biodiversity in London (4)

    When will you be in position to deliver on your commitment to ensure that no Londoner lives more than a ten-minute walk from green space? How quickly will Londoners see improvements to green...

  • Green Walls and Roofs for London (1)

    How many green walls and roofs do you plan to install during this term as Mayor?

  • Cladding

    What discussions do you plan to have with the Government regarding the ongoing cladding crisis? With your renewed mandate, will you now call on the Government to properly fund remediation for...

  • Development of GLA Land (1)

    Is there a need to streamline housing development across the wider GLA Group? Please give your reasons.

  • Building Safety Fund Process (1)

    What is the process for buildings registering to the Building Safety Fund, from first registration to fully funded?

  • Waste Management Site on Claremont Road, Cricklewood

    I am concerned that in Cricklewood, there is a waste management site alongside residential homes and a Centrepoint Hostel. The dust is so thick that residents are unable to open their windows and...

  • Building Safety Fund Process (3)

    What guidance has been given to buildings registering with the Building Safety Fund on how they should communicate the process with affected leaseholders and other residents?

  • Building Safety Fund Process (2)

    How has this been communicated to the buildings registering for funding?

  • Good Growth Fund Criteria

    Please can you provide the details of the selection process and criteria for choosing projects to award Good Growth funding to?

  • GLA and the Building Safety Fund

    What processes have been put in place to ensure that buildings registering to the Building Safety Fund receive consistent advice when contacting the GLA team administering the fund for support?

  • Sutton Works Good Growth Funding

    Please can you provide me with the details of why and how the Sutton Works project was given Good Growth Funding and your assessment of the business case?

  • Homes on GLA Land

    The March 2021 Homes for Londoners Board paper provides information from GLA Group functional bodies about housing delivery on GLA Group land. Can you provide similar tables for a) stars on TfL...

  • Community Housing Fund

    For your £38 million Community Housing Fund, how much funding has been committed to date and how many homes across how many schemes will be delivered as a result?

  • Key Worker Housing (2)

    You have said that planning guidance will be strengthened to enforce the expectation that key workers should be prioritised. Can you provide further details, including what specific guidance will...

  • Estate regeneration projects (2)

    As of 5 March 2021, there were 39 Estate regeneration projects where the GLA has approved funding since introducing the Resident Ballot Requirement. Can you provide details of which projects held...

  • Defibrillators

    How will you ensure that London has sufficient coverage of defibrillators?

  • London is Open KPIs

    Please can you provide a copy of the KPIs used for the “London is Open” campaign?

  • Vaccination Uptake in Deprived Areas

    What actions are you taking to increase vaccination uptake in the most deprived areas of London?

  • Early Years Funding

    How much funding have you allocated to early years programmes for each year since 2016?

  • Healthy Early Years Targets

    What targets have you set for the Healthy Early Years Programme for the next three years?

  • Early Years Practical Schemes

    The Healthy Early Years Programme has been running since 2017 with clearly little to show. Would it not be best to invest in practical schemes such as the Alexandra Rose scheme instead of giving...

  • Reducing the carbon impact of existing building stock

    How are you working with London private sector landlords, domestic and non-domestic, to encourage them to reduce the carbon impact of their existing building stock?

  • Encouraging uptake of community energy projects

    How are you encouraging all London Boroughs to support greater uptake of community energy projects?

  • C40 Cities

    What work have you been doing with C40 Cities ahead of COP26?

  • Climate Action Week 2021

    What events are you planning for London Climate Action Week 2021?

  • Covid Recovery

    Can the Mayor update me on the work he is doing to help businesses in Merton and Wandsworth to get back on their feet once restrictions are lifted?

  • London-wide property licensing

    What has been the Government’s response to your request to devolve powers on a) approving local authority licensing schemes or b) setting up a London-wide scheme?

  • Reforming private renting (2)

    Your report “Reforming private renting: The Mayor of London’s blueprint” said the Government should enable you to develop and implement a system to reduce private rents in...

  • All-London Green Grid

    When will the ALGG be produced?

  • Environmentalism and Social Justice

    In your manifesto you recognise that environmentalism is a matter of social justice. How will your policies ensure that those living in more deprived areas are prioritised for Green New Deal and...

  • Camden High Line

    Please provide details of all funding provided by the GLA to the Camden highline.

  • Shared Ownership Charter for Service Charges (5)

    Can you provide an update on what discussions the GLA has had with the wider housing industry to extend the charter to other new leasehold homes?

  • Greening Homes in the London Plan

    How will your new London Plan increase greening of homes in London?

  • London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan (1)

    The July 2020 London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan recommended “Government should consider the introduction of a new Compulsory Selling Order (CSO) which would enable councils to...

  • London’s airline industry jobs

    How will you support employment within London’s airline industry which has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

  • Apprenticeships

    How will you support good quality and London Living Wage paid apprenticeships in London over your second term?

  • Young Londoners Fund (2)

    The Young Londoners Fund is currently closed for applications; when is this expected to reopen?

  • Young Londoners Fund (3)

    In your final budget you earmarked £20.2 million to the Young Londoners Fund in 2021-22; has any of this funding been allocated already and, if so, please provide details of the projects...

  • Cladding

    What plans has the Mayor got this term to use his leadership position to hasten the removal of dangerous cladding from buildings in the capital?

  • Young Londoners Fund (1)

    Can you provide details of how much funding has been provided to the Young Londoners Fund since its inception, and how much of this has been spent, both with an annual breakdown?

  • Digital exclusion

    How will you ensure that digital exclusion is tackled in London, including raising awareness among adult education colleges, libraries & other training providers?

  • Summer Streeteries

    What funding, if any, have you provided for businesses to set up Summer Streeteries?

  • London as a Zero Waste City

    How will you use Green New Deal Funding to move London closer to being a zero waste city?

  • Mental health impact of the coronavirus crisis on Londoners

    The mental health impact of the coronavirus crisis on Londoners has been widely acknowledged, with certain groups having been shown to be disproportionately affected, including children and young...

  • Good Work Standard Update

    When will you be updating the Good Work Standard?

  • Biodiversity in London (2)

    How many new green spaces do you expect to create through your commitment to ensure that no Londoner lives more than a ten-minute walk from green space?

  • Supporting leaseholders in the North East Constituency (1)

    What measures have been put in place to stop the developers - who built buildings caught up in the cladding crisis, and freeholders who are passing 100% of costs on to leaseholders - from...

  • Funding / Grants for small businesses due to COVID-19 pandemic in the North East Constituency (1)

    What measures have been put in place since 31st March 2021 when Local Business Support Grant applications will be closed? Many residents within my constituency require ongoing small business...

  • Edmonton incinerator affecting North East Constituency

    My constituents are concerned about proposals by the North London Waste Authority to replace the current incinerator in Edmonton with a much larger one. They claim that toxic pollution will harm...

  • Supporting leaseholders in the North East Constituency (1)

    Many leaseholders have contacted my office to raise situations where they face spiralling costs for service charges, insurance, waking watches and mortgages. How are you supporting my...

  • Supporting leaseholders in the North East Constituency (2)

    Please provide details of how you have lobbied Government in order to protect leaseholders from the mounting costs they face, which are pushing many close to bankruptcy?

  • Supporting leaseholders in the North East Constituency (3)

    How are you incentivising developers and freeholders to support leaseholders caught up in the cladding crisis?

  • Heating Emissions

    Can the Mayor update me on the work he is doing to cut heating emissions for home owners and leaseholders in Merton and Wandsworth?

  • Mayor's Construction Academy Targets

    What is the target number of jobs to be created through the Mayor’s Construction academy each year over the next three years?

  • Shared Ownership Charter for Service Charges (1)

    Please list all Housing Providers directly involved in the development and management of shared ownership in London and confirm which of them have signed up to the charter.

  • Shared Ownership Charter for Service Charges (2)

    Please list all Housing Providers in receipt of affordable housing grant from the GLA and confirm which of them have signed up to the charter.

  • Good Growth Fund Projects

    How many Good Growth Fund supported projects did you support across London during your first term as Mayor? Please give a breakdown of projects and funding per borough.

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (8)

    Despite the pressures of building new homes for London, can local residents depend on the Mayor to wholeheartedly enact policy and protect the community's open green space and existing recreation...

  • GLA consultation on called-in planning applications

    Would you agree that continuing dialogue with local communities is very important for called-in applications, especially in cases such as this where schemes and designs significantly evolve...

  • London’s markets

    How will you support markets in London and will these be important to the economic recovery of high streets?

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (6)

    Residents have expressed significant concerns about flaws with several supporting documents for this planning application. For example, the Stantec traffic report states that Thames Bank can...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (5)

    Residents have raised significant access issues with this application following the Mayor’s call-in. The increase in units was revealed to local residents in late August for a digital...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (4)

    Further to MQ 2020/4764, will you or your deputies commit to meeting with Mortlake Brewery Community Group and other residents to discuss the proposals in advance of the hearing for this...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (3)

    In your consideration of the Mortlake Brewery planning application, which you called-in against the wishes of local residents and the local planning committee, how are you taking into account the...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (2)

    If you are unwilling to withdraw your call-in of this application, against the wishes of local residents and the local planning committee, will you take into account the significant local...

  • London and PM2.5 (2)

    What levels of reduction in PM2.5 need to be seen in other areas (such as wood burning, construction or commercial cooking) for London to be zero-carbon and to meet PM2.5 WHO standards by 2030?

  • DD2536 Funding

    This director decision funded three temporary media/government relations roles, at a cost of £117,000. One of these was funded only for a month - what was the purpose/value in doing as such?

  • Divert

    While welcoming your announcement on the Met’s DIVERT crime prevention programme, why is it only happening at a limited number of custody centres? What percentage of custody centres and...

  • Supporting North East Leaseholders (2)

    What are your priorities for supporting leaseholders in the North East constituency who are caught up in the building safety scandal? How will you also support boroughs so that they are able to...

  • Right to Buy

    What effect, if any, will the cap on using Right to Buy receipts for acquisitions have on your plans for a “right to buy back fund”?

  • Green Homes

    Given the Government has just scrapped the Green Homes Grant, will the Mayor look into bringing in a London Green homes grant or loan to take its place?

  • Supporting Veterans

    What work do you plan to do to support veterans into work and sustainable accommodation during your mayoral term?

  • Cladding

    Can the Mayor update me on the work he is undertaking to help protect Londoners from the cladding scandal? Has the Mayor met with developers and asked them to take responsibility for the cladding...

  • Value for Money Culture

    Please outline your processes and criteria for choosing arts and culture projects to allocate funding to whilst ensuring value for money for Londoners?

  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Targets

    What targets have you set for the next three years with regard to supporting Small and Medium Sized Enterprises?

  • Affordable homes

    How many homes do you intend to build each year?

  • Affordable housing (6)

    How many homes from the 2021-26 Affordable Homes Programme will be started in financial years 2022/23 and 2023/24?

  • Hospitality in London

    How are your Deputy Mayor for Business and your Night Czar supporting the hospitality industry to recover from the pandemic?

  • Affordable housing (4)

    How many homes from the 2016-23 Affordable Homes Programme will be started in financial year 2022/23?

  • Affordable housing (3)

    How many homes from the 2016-23 Affordable Homes Programme will be started in the current financial year?

  • London Legacy Development Corporation fixed estate charge

    Does the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) fixed estate charge impact residents in affordable tenures and, if so, is it accounted for when calculating affordability?

  • Move-on accommodation (2)

    Further to MQ 2021/1211, will the entirety of the unallocated £535m be spent on move-on accommodation? If not, what else will this money be funding?

  • Move-on accommodation (1)

    You stated in response to MQ 2021/1211 that the £535m unallocated funds from the 2016-23 Affordable Housing Programme have been earmarked for move-on accommodation. How many move-on homes do...

  • Night Time Economy Targets

    What targets have been set for your Night Czar in your second term as Mayor?

  • High Streets Targets

    What targets have you set for supporting London’s high streets over the next three years?

  • Living Wage Targets

    What targets have you set for the number of living wage employers to increase in London for each year of this mayoral term?

  • Londoners suffering with long COVID

    According to the latest research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), an estimated 1.65 per cent of people in London (144,000 people) were living with the symptoms of long COVID in the...

  • Women’s Night Safety charter

    Since you and the Night Czar launched the Women’s Night Safety charter in 2017, how have you measured its success and impact in the community, beyond voluntary signups from businesses in...

  • Affordable housing (2)

    How many GLA-funded affordable homes will you be starting in financial years 2022/23 and 2023/24?

  • Londoners suffering with long COVID (2)

    The latest research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on long COVID reveals that it is much more common among more deprived groups. What more can be done through your Health...

  • Motorcycle Parking at The Crystal (2)

    Given the benefits in terms of reducing congestion and pollution that powered two wheelers offer London, why has your London Plan been drafted in such a way as to prohibit motorcycle parking...

  • UN COP26 summit in November 2021

    In November, the UK will be hosting the United Nations COP26 summit. Do you plan personally to take part in the conference? If so, what engagements or commitments are planned?

  • Removal of mooring spots from the River Lea

    A constituent has written to me concerned that the Canal and River Trust (CRT) is removing 550 mooring spots for houseboats from the River Lea by creating ‘water safety zones’. Are...

  • Resilience

    The City Resilience Strategy was published in February 2020, weeks before the city went into full lockdown. How well does the Mayor feel the Strategy withstood contact with a genuine, real-world...

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund and London (2)

    How many buildings in London have been successful in their application to the Waking Watch Relief Fund? Please provide a borough by borough breakdown.

  • Progress on Fuel Poverty Action Plan

    Please provide an update on progress against each of the actions set out on pages 6 and 7 of your Fuel Poverty Action Plan for London.

  • Co-ordinating Youth Activities and Opportunities Across London

    There are many valuable youth projects across London, but many of these are small scale or struggle with access to funding. Will you look at working with boroughs and others to establish a...

  • Peckham Coal Line

    Please provide details of all funding provided by the GLA to the Peckham Coal Line.

  • London and the BSF (2)

    How many buildings in London have had their applications presented before Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) in order to be assessed for funding through the Building...

  • Unbuilt homes

    How many homes in London currently have planning permission and are waiting to be built?

  • Air quality in planning

    I was very pleased with Deputy Mayor Jules Pipe’s guidance for councils around how to ensure proper air quality monitoring around new developments. Can I ask what work has been done to work...

  • Planning that works for people

    We all know that it is vital we build more affordable homes in London – however it is also important that these developments have the necessary services – transport, healthcare,...

  • Health Inequalities Strategy

    In what way are you reviewing your health inequalities strategy in light of Covid-19 and when will the outcome of this review be made public?

  • Wellbeing Station

    Where on the TfL network will your pilot wellbeing station be and how many people do you expect to use it?

  • Water Only Schools

    What conversations are you having with boroughs and schools about becoming “water only”?

  • Mental Health Impact from the Pandemic

    The mental health impact of the pandemic on Londoners has been widely acknowledged, with certain groups having been shown to be disproportionately affected, including children and young people...

  • Learning from Grenfell (3)

    Section D12 in the new London Plan states that developers should consider how buildings ‘are constructed in an appropriate way to minimise the risk of fire spread.’ This is different...

  • Learning from Grenfell (2)

    The funding guidance for Homes for Londoners states that “No combustible materials may be used in the external walls of all homes and buildings, regardless of their height.’ Is this...

  • Learning from Grenfell (1)

    The Grenfell Tower Inquiry phase 2 has highlighted how the flammable materials used at the Grenfell refurbishment contributed to the spread of the fire. Since 2005 Scottish building regulations...

  • Better Renting programme

    What progress has been made on the development of your Better Renting programme? Have you identified a date when the programme will be launched?

  • Building safety in the North East constituency

    The North East constituency has 8% of London’s registrations to the Building Safety Fund across England and 15% of the waking watches in place in London (as of March 2021). How are you...

  • London Growth Hub

    How will you continue to promote the London Growth Hub over your second term?

  • Proposed Syon Lane development in Hounslow

    In view of your manifesto pledge to “not shy away from opposing tall buildings that do not enhance London’s skyline or provide little social or economic benefit”, will you...

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund and London (1)

    How many buildings In London applied to receive funding from the Waking Watch Relief Fund? Please provide a borough by borough breakdown

  • Lunchtime Streets

    What funding, if any, have you provided to support Lunchtime Streets in London?

  • International Centre for Creative Industries Target Date

    What is your target date to bring an international centre for creative industries to London?

  • London’s high streets

    How will you support London’s high streets over your second term?

  • Meeting with Leaseholder Groups (1)

    How many times have you, the Deputy Mayor for Fire and Resilience or the Building Safety Team met with London’s leaseholder groups? Please provide a month-by-month breakdown from July 2017...

  • Dropping Out of School

    It is reported that 20,000 children in the UK have dropped out of school during lockdown. What is the figure for London and what have you done to investigate ways of reversing this worrying trend?

  • Mapping Young London

    What actions are you taking in response to the Partnership for Young London’s “Mapping Young London” report?

  • Central Government’s Role in helping London Drive Recovery

    What have you learnt from London First’s “Central Government’s Role in helping London Drive Recovery” report and how will you build bridges with Central Government to...

  • Community engagement after developments are referred to the Mayor

    A constituent has raised an issue with the fact that, while developers are obliged to carry out community engagement, this is only during the design evolution process prior to planning...

  • Mortlake Brewery Community Group

    Will you meet with members of the Mortlake Brewery Community Group to discuss their proposals for redeveloping the site at Mortlake Brewery, before making your Stage 2 referral decision?

  • Mind in London Manifesto

    What actions will you be taking in response to the Mind in London Manifesto during this Mayoral term?

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

    How will you continue to support better access to English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) across London during your second term?

  • Meeting with Leaseholder Groups (2)

    There are 1877 high-rise buildings registered with the Building Safety Fund or ACM Remediation Funds. Through the meetings you, the Deputy Mayor for Fire and Resilience or the Building Safety...

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (9)

    How can a 13% increase in affordable housing on the Stag Brewery scheme, to get to just 30% in total, be justified via a massive 40% increase in the number of residential units from 800 to 1,250?...

  • Permitted Development Rights (2)

    How will you support councils to protect their high streets from having retail outlets converted to housing under new Permitted Development Rights?

  • Permitted Development Rights (1)

    What action are you taking to protect London from the worst aspect of new Permitted Development Rights, such as homes being created that have no energy efficiency measures, no minimum...

  • Modern methods of construction (2)

    Are you aware of any on-site modern methods of construction factories operating in London since May 2016? Furthermore, what steps can you take to encourage more on-site factories to be used by...

  • City Hall Developer Pilot

    In your manifesto you committed to piloting a City Hall housing developer to build the affordable, good quality homes London so desperately needs. Please outline how the pilot will work and when...

  • Modern methods of construction (3)

    Are you aware of any modern methods of construction logistic hubs operating in London since May 2016? Furthermore, what steps can you take to encourage more logistic hubs to be used by developers...

  • Housing First Approach to Homelessness

    We know that having a home is often a starting point for resolving other complex needs for the most vulnerable in our society. Will you look at introducing a ‘Housing First’ approach...

  • Youth Homelessness

    The pandemic has evidenced more clearly than ever that if the political desire is there we can prevent anyone from having to rough sleep on the streets of our city. This is particularly important...

  • Monitoring Unemployment Levels

    How are you monitoring unemployment and youth unemployment levels across all London Boroughs (particularly in my constituency) to identify and support local areas with high levels of unemployment?

  • Stag Brewery scheme, Mortlake (7)

    Richmond Council’s local plan defines a tall building as six storeys or more, and its Supplementary Planning Guidance sets a maximum height of 7 storeys in this area. Meanwhile, policy D9...

  • Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries Borough Meetings

    Following your answer to my question 2020/4753, please could you give a breakdown which Council leaders the Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries has met with since March 2020?

  • A ‘tsunami’ of evictions

    On 10 July 2020 you called on the Housing Secretary to turn tide on ‘tsunami’ of evictions and suggested several things the Government should do. Will you publish the response you...

  • City Resilience Strategy

    What plans does the Mayor have to review the City Resilience Strategy’s performance during the pandemic and to improve London’s resilience planning processes accordingly?

  • Rough Sleeping Accommodation Programme

    In October 2020 London was allocated £76.5 million for 904 homes and in March 2021 £66.4 million to deliver 704 homes. Can you confirm the delivery schedule for these homes and provide...

  • Modern methods of construction (1)

    What steps have you taken to support safe modern methods of construction in London? And what plans, if any, do you have to provide further support during your second term?

  • Rough Sleepers Leaving Hospital (2)

    The Healthy London Partnership produced a Vision for London on 27 September 2019 and one of the ambitions was “that no rough sleepers die on the street, no one is discharged from a hospital...

  • Rough Sleepers Leaving Hospital (3)

    On 23 February 2021 the London Health Board meeting heard that a “Lack of step-down capacity for homeless at discharge from hospital, particularly an issue for those who are not verified...

  • Supporting North East Leaseholders (1)

    What support can you directly offer to my North East constituents who are caught up in and victims of the building and fire safety scandal?

  • Advisory Boards

    Will you be making any changes to any of your advisory boards in this mayoral term? Please state which boards, how and why.

  • Council homes (2)

    Further to MQ 2021/0685, can you please confirm how the 10,000 council homes programme is being monitored, what data is being recorded, and whether this includes the number of homes started and...

  • London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan (2)

    The July 2020 London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan recommended “Government should provide additional funding to ensure the compulsory purchase process is adequately resourced and...

  • Affordable housing completions

    Of the GLA-funded affordable homes started between 2017/18 and 2020/21, how many have been completed to date? Please provide a breakdown by borough and number of bedrooms.

  • Environmental record of Thames Water

    The 2019 Environmental Agency report on the environmental performance of water and sewerage companies in England highlighted that performance had deteriorated for the second year in a row, with...

  • LLDC Affordable Housing Planning Permissions Granted

    What percentage of homes granted planning permission by the London Legacy Development Corporation have been affordable over each of the past years since 2012 (please break this down by year).

  • LLDC Transition Plans

    Please can you provide an update on the London Legacy Development Corporation’s transition plans following the March and May Board meetings.

  • Rent control (2)

    What impact would your preferred form of rent control have on the housing market?

  • London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan (3)

    The July 2020 London’s Housing Delivery Recovery Plan recommended “Government should provide all acquiring authorities more flexibility in compulsory purchase by reforming the CPO...

  • London and the BSF (1)

    How many buildings in London have registered for funding through the Building Safety Fund?

  • Good Work Standard

    How will you continue to expand your Good Work Standard over your second term?

  • Champion and Challenge

    What work will you be undertaking over the next 3 years to exercise your powers to “Champion and Challenge” health and care services? Please be specific - detail appreciated.

  • The Urgent Need for more Apprenticeships

    The unemployment rate for 16-24 year olds in London is rising faster than any other group and is likely to worsen further as Government support schemes such as the Job Retention Scheme come to an...

  • City Hall developer

    Can you provide details on what developer roles the GLA Group has taken on since May 2016, such as the joint venture with Bellway Homes in Barking Riverside?

  • Good Growth Fund Business Cases

    Please can you give details of how business cases are evaluated when choosing projects to award Good Growth funding to?

  • London Joining the Assembly of European Regions

    Do you support London joining the Assembly of European Regions (AER)? If yes, how are you working to advance this as the Mayor of our city?

  • Keeping London’s European Connections

    Will you work with Boroughs across the capital to set up a twinning arrangement, where boroughs across the capital twin with at least one other European region to help retain and build on...

  • Infrastructure Investment in London

    You stated in your manifesto for re-election that you would be setting up a new financing facility to bring more investment for infrastructure in London. Can you outline the timescales for this...

  • Support for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

    In your manifesto you said that you would “’develop London’s offer to SMEs and the self-employed, creating the most advanced and integrated business support offer that London...

  • Reviewing how the Ballot Process Works for Major Estate Regenerations

    Can you outline how you will be reviewing the estate regeneration ballot process to ensure ways are not being deliberately found to avoid the need for a ballot of residents?

  • Commonhold Pilot Scheme

    I believe a commonhold model of home ownership could prevent many of the issues currently being faced by leaseholders in London and it is one that has been adopted across many European countries...

  • Support for London’s Childcare Sector

    In your manifesto you made a commitment on childcare to “provide business support to the sector.” Given the crisis facing the childcare sector and the particular impact this is having...

  • Measuring London’s economy

    In your first term, you created the Economic Fairness measures in the London Datastore to include measures to help reduce inequality, the first Mayor to do so. Why is it important to measure both...

  • Supporting City and East Leaseholders (1)

    What support can you directly offer to my constituents who are caught up in and victims of the building safety scandal?

  • Supporting City and East Leaseholders (2)

    What are your priorities when supporting my constituents who are leaseholders caught up in the building safety scandal?

  • Building safety in the City and East constituency

    The City and East constituency has 18% of all the registrations to the Building Safety Fund across England and 24% of the Waking Watches in place in London, as of March 2021. How are you working...

  • London Health Board

    What work will you be undertaking over the next 3 years to fulfil your obligations as Chair of the London Health Board and what targets will you be setting? Please be specific - detail appreciated.

  • Londoners suffering with long COVID (3)

    Recent research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that health and social care workers experienced the highest rates of long COVID. Could you outline how London-wide...

  • Let's Do London Accessibility (1)

    Before changing the signage at Piccadilly Circus as part of the “Let’s Do London” campaign, did you assess the impact this would have on disabled Londoners and the accessibility...

  • Business Advisory Board (2)

    What actions have you already taken based on the Business Advisory Board’s input to you?

  • Full Fibre Broadband in New Developments

    How will you ensure that all new developments have access to full fibre broadband?

  • Key Worker Housing (1)

    Can you provide an update on your work with trade unions, emergency services and local authorities to create a list of essential London workers? Please provide details on when you expect the list...

  • Let's Do London Stations

    Please detail which stations on the TfL network will have art installations or signs changed as part of the “Let’s Do London” campaign?

  • International Centre for Creative Industries

    In your manifesto you backed an international centre for creative industries in London. How much will this cost and what do you hope it will achieve?

  • BT

    How are you working with BT as significant employer in London to support London’s recovery and boost jobs, jobs, jobs?

  • Community involvement in planning decisions

    How will you ensure that local communities are properly involved in planning decisions that affect them?

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