London Assembly

Monday, 28 June 2021

  • Older person’s action plan

    We were expecting an older person’s action plan this year, but the draft has not yet been published because of delays caused by the coronavirus crisis. Could you tell me when you expect it...

  • HIV Priorities

    In response to my question 2021/1940, you said your “priorities will be to continue to work with the most excluded groups; to tackle stigma at both the internal and societal levels as well...

  • Dial-a-Ride

    In response to question 2021/1423 you stated that around a third of Dial-a-Ride’s operational staff have entered an entirely voluntary Exit Programme for Drivers and other operational...

  • Dial-a-Ride new booking system

    Please state the name of the company TfL is purchasing the new assistant travelling booking and scheduling system from and what has been its cost. Please also state whether TfL designed a bespoke...

  • Targets in the Mayor’s Transport Strategy

    Due to COVID-19 and the stipulations in the latest central government bailout, do you plan to revise targets within the Mayor’s Transport Strategy? In particular is the mode shift target of...

  • Tube Map Changes (2)

    How much will it cost TfL to design and replace sufficient Tube Maps in order to reflect the introduction of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station as Zone 1 stations and the re-zoning...

  • Community policing

    How will the Mayor be looking to strengthen community policing over his next term?

  • Stop & Search

    How does the Mayor plan to use Stop & Search powers effectively over the next three years?

  • HIV Diagnosis and Treatment

    In response to my question 2021/1940, you said “I will support the urgent work to find those living with HIV who are undiagnosed and get them onto treatment.” Please can you provide...

  • Protecting police officers?

    What plans does the Mayor have over the next three years to better protect police officers?

  • Fly-tipping and London (1)

    The most recent data shows that there was a total of 360,080 incidents of fly-tipping across London in 2019/20, a third of the total number of incidents across the UK. How are you supporting the...

  • London’s recycling (2)

    How much of London’s recycling is sent outside of the UK?

  • Air Quality at schools in Merton

    How many schools, primary or secondary, are still situated in areas of poor air quality, either high levels of NOx or Particulate Matter?

  • ReLondon in the coming term (2)

    How will you be working with ReLondon in the coming term to improve the messaging of the small changes Londoners can make to reduce consumption of single use plastics?

  • ReLondon in the coming term (1)

    How will you be adapting the direction and work of ReLondon in the coming term in order to improve household recycling rates across the city?

  • Fly-tipping and London (3)

    How will you be developing your policies and your environment strategy in order to directly impact on and reduce instances of fly-tipping in London?

  • London’s recycling (1)

    How much of London’s recycling waste is sent outside of England?

  • GLA Land and Asset Portfolio

    The data on the GLA’s Land and Asset Portfolio dates back to November 2016. Please provide an update to this data to reflect the GLA’s current Land and Asset Portfolio.

  • Dedicated ward officer transport

    Please advise what proportion of dedicated ward officers’ time is spent patrolling in cars, and what proportion on foot in their wards? If there are guidelines on the amount of time ward...

  • Small changes to reduce consumption of single-use plastics (2)

    Following on from your successful campaign to discourage the use of single-use plastic bottles, what changes will you be encouraging London supermarkets to make to reduce Londoner’s...

  • Police corruption investigations

    How many Met Police officers have been investigated under Section 26 (corrupt or improper exercise of police powers) of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015? Please provide a breakdown by...

  • Right to Manage

    My constituents report freeholders using the Right to Manage process to delay, block and appeal, forcing extra legal costs and discouraging leaseholders from executing their legal right to manage...

  • GLA Freehold and Right to Manage

    How many buildings under GLA freehold have had leaseholders take up the ‘Right to Manage’?

  • Police officer entry

    Since March 2020, please provide a breakdown of how many officers entered the Met workforce though the following entry means: • Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship; • ...

  • Supporting summer creativity in London children

    Last summer the Mayor’s Fund for London helped to support A New Direction to give thousands of London children art packs, to benefit their health, wellbeing and creativity. Will you run or...

  • ESOL for women in London

    What impact have your three ESOL Plus pilot programmes and 17 ESOL projects run through your Skills for Londoners Innovation Fund had on enabling more women to access ESOL courses?

  • Catalytic Converters (3)

    Has there been any progress made on getting manufacturers to make catalysers more secure in vehicles?

  • Rapid Charging Points

    Please provide an update on TfL’s plans to install further rapid electric charging points. Please also set out what steps are being taken to deliver more rapid charging points across London...

  • Waste and Recycling

    You wish London to be a zero-waste city. Please can you outline your year-on-year recycling rate targets for the rest of your mayoral term to ensure we are on track to hit this ambition?

  • London Power

    In my view, London Power consistently offers one of the least competitive rates for energy in London, no matter the region, property size or billing method. How do you propose to improve the...

  • Fertility Treatment Lottery

    How will the Mayor look to work with NHS London this term to end one of London’s largest health inequalities; the fertility treatment lottery?

  • Catalytic Converters (2)

    Can the Mayor update me on the number of reported stolen Catalytic converters in Merton in 2021?

  • London Repair Academy

    Through the Skills Academies will you help found a London Repair Academy to be a London-wide resource, hub and educational establishment for training and information on repair skills, and...

  • Rail Grinding Costs (1)

    Please advise what the rail grinding costs over the approximately 3,500 metres of track between Highbury & Islington and King’s Cross St. Pancras Victoria Line were over the past 5...

  • Waste Reduction & Recycling (1)

    Wandsworth is at the bottom of the tables for recycling - can the Mayor do anything to ensure that the Council improves its dismal record?

  • Sky Pool

    Given the recent coverage, can the Mayor update me on how his London Plan will stop some of the treatment suffered by shared ownership, social housing or renters when it comes to these new builds...

  • The Climate Crisis and Mental Wellbeing (1)

    With growing evidence that there is a link between the extreme weather caused by climate change and mental wellbeing, what action are you taking to reduce the impact of extreme weather in London?

  • The Climate Crisis and Mental Wellbeing (2)

    How are you supporting the mental wellbeing of Londoners impacted by extreme weather in the short term?

  • London’s Plastic waste (1)

    How do you collect data on where London’s plastic recycling waste ends up?

  • Training for new recruits to the Metropolitan Police Service

    Please advise what proportion of new recruits’ overall training has been delivered virtually since March 2020? If possible, please provide the breakdown in the number of hours spent in...

  • Elders’ Champion for London

    Will you consider appointing an Elders’ Champion to monitor and co-ordinate the effects of all your policies on older people?

  • Building Safety Fund (1)

    How many grants have been made from this fund to London buildings to date? Please provide a breakdown since the funds began, showing the size of grant and date of grant award.

  • Building Safety Fund (2)

    How is the GLA ensuring that leaseholders are given clear and honest information about the application process so that they understand whether funding will be available to their building, when...

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund (1)

    How many grants have been made from this fund to London buildings to date? Please provide a breakdown since the funds began, showing the size of grant and date of grant award.

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund (2)

    How is the GLA ensuring that leaseholders are given clear and honest information about the application process so that they understand whether funding will be available to their building, when...

  • Divestment of LPFA

    Your manifesto committed to full divestment of LPFA pension schemes from fossil fuels. How much has been divested so far and when do you expect this to be achieved by?

  • London’s Plastic waste (2)

    How much of London’s plastic recycling is still sent outside of London?

  • Social and Private Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund (1)

    How many grants have been made from these funds to London buildings to date? Please provide a breakdown since the funds began, showing the size of grant; social or private residential; and month...

  • Social and Private Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund (2)

    How is the GLA ensuring that leaseholders are given clear and honest information about the application process so that they understand whether funding will be available to their building, when...

  • Uninsured drivers 5

    How is the Met utilising speed enforcement cameras, traffic light cameras and ANPR cameras to tackle to the issue of uninsured drivers?

  • Uninsured drivers 4

    What is the Met doing to work with partner agencies to tackle the issue of uninsured drivers?

  • Uninsured drivers 3

    What is your office and the Met doing to tackle to the problem of uninsured drivers?

  • Uninsured drivers 2

    For each financial year 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/2019, 2019/20 and 2020/21, how many road traffic collisions were there, and how many of these involved: • An uninsured driver •...

  • Uninsured drivers 1

    For each financial year 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/2019, 2019/20 and 2020/21, how many uninsured drivers were caught in London? Of these, please can you provide a breakdown of the sanctions?

  • LGBT domestic abuse offences

    For each financial year 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/2019, 2019/20 and 2020/21, how many LGBT domestic abuse offences were recorded by the Met?

  • NPAS deployments

    How many times over the last year has NPAS been deployed to South West London? Times, dates and boroughs please.

  • Cutting waste in the recovery

    Given the impacts of the pandemic on waste and recycling rates, what actions are you taking in your Recovery missions to increase recycling and cut waste?

  • Boroughs that have not declared a climate emergency

    Will you write ahead of COP26 to boroughs in London that have not followed the lead of other boroughs, and the London Assembly, in declaring a climate emergency to encourage them to do this?

  • Euro 2020 Impact

    How will you look to use EURO 2020 to empower fantastic London-based football and sports charities to use this platform to expand their work?

  • MedCity Funding Commitments

    In response to my question 2021/1929 you advised MedCity would receive £200,000 Mayoral funding for the 2021-2022 financial year. I had asked what funding you would be committing...

  • School Superzones Targets

    In response to my question 2021/1938 you advised you would be setting targets in relation to school superzones with borough partners. When do you envision targets will be set?

  • Root Causes of Childhood Obesity

    The root cause of childhood obesity can often be a trauma or adverse childhood experience where poor diet/lack of exercise is simply one symptom of a much wider problem. How will you look to...

  • Wellbeing Ambassadors Targets

    In response to my question 2021/1943 you did not provide a number for how many wellbeing ambassadors there will be in London at the end of this mayoral term. Please can you advise how many of the...

  • Age-Friendly London Targets

    In response to my question 2021/1942 requesting specific targets on making London age-friendly, no specific targets were laid out. Please can you list specific targets and means by which progress...

  • Health Inequalities Review Timeline

    In response to my question 2021/1944 requesting a timeline for your review of “all policies and procedures” to ensure we are doing all possible...

  • Fast Track housing

    Further to questions 2021/1923 and 2021/1924, could you please therefore confirm that none of the schemes that have qualified for the Fast Track Route have received public funding for...

  • Green infrastructure investment after the coronavirus pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of London’s green spaces and parks. How will you bring these important pieces of social and community infrastructure into plans for a...

  • Council homes take-up

    How many households in London have been housed in council homes funded by City Hall during this administration?

  • Overcrowding

    Your current Housing Strategy commits to driving down overcrowding, which has been suggested as a factor in not being able to socially distance and higher covid levels among low-to middle-income...

  • Seized money

    On 29th May, Sky news reported that the Met had seized £5.4 million of ill-gotten gains. The Telegraph reported that they had also seized £47 million in...

  • FMS

    Please provide an update on both the 2020 and 2021 Met Force Management Statements, if there is a publication date for either?

  • Catalytic Converters (1)

    Can the Mayor update me on the number of reported stolen Catalytic converters in Wandsworth in 2021?

  • Knife Crime Prevention Orders

    What is the latest news on Knife Crime Prevention Orders?

  • Good Work Fund

    From what budget is the £32m for the Good Work Fund from?

  • Good Work Fund Targets

    What targets have you set for the Good Work Fund to achieve?

  • Shared Ownership

    How will you ensure there is maximum tenure integration on housing developments that feature different social and private tenures?

  • Rogue Landlords Register (2)

    What is the average length of time a landlord spends on the Rogue Landlord Register?

  • Rogue Landlords Register (1)

    Please breakdown the number of landlords recorded on the Rogue Landlords Register per year since its inception.

  • Rogue Landlords Register (4)

    Please give a breakdown of the number of landlords on the Rogue Landlords Register for each borough in London. Please provide this data for every year since the Register was introduced.

  • Rogue Landlords Register (3)

    Please break down the number of landlords on the Rogue Landlords Register for each offence category.

  • Deaths amongst rough sleepers

    Please provide a breakdown on the number of homelessness deaths in the capital per year since 2010.

  • Council homes

    How many council homes have been started from the 10,000 council homes programme? Please provide a breakdown by borough and bedroom size.

  • Housing size mix

    Could you please provide a complete figure for the number of bedrooms for all GLA-funded affordable starts and completions in financial year 2020/21?

  • Planning committee meetings

    Would you like to see online planning committee meetings reinstated as a means of facilitating broader engagement with communities?

  • Intermediate housing (1)

    Further to MD2754 and your intermediate housing consultation, when do you intend to publish your proposed core list of key workers? What will be your criteria for defining roles as...

  • Enforcement against rogue landlords

    What additional powers and funding do you need from the Government in order to increase enforcement action against rogue landlords?

  • Average rents

    Please give a breakdown of the average rents in London for a 1 bed, 2 bed, and 3 bed home, for every year since 2010.

  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry

    In response to question 2021/1135 you incorrectly stated that the answer was to be found in your reply to question 2020/1134. Please provide a response to the question: ‘Does there need to...

  • Gypsy and Travellers and the London Plan

    How will the London Plan Policy for Gypsies and Travellers increase the delivery of culturally suitable accommodation, and what work is being done with councils to deliver this?

  • Evictions

    Given the end to the ban on evictions, can the Mayor update me on what he is doing to help those struggling with arrears - and what support residents in Merton and Wandsworth can access if they...

  • Waste Reduction & Recycling (2)

    Wandsworth is moving towards re-letting their waste contracts. Are your officers able to give them advice on how to incorporate segregated food waste collections, to reduce their waste...

  • Green Walls

    Many schools are on main roads. Does the Mayor have any funding or powers available for schools to be able to put up green walls to help protect from pollution?

  • London’s food supply

    There are concerns that the ending of the grace period for full customs checks in October may disrupt London’s food supply. How can you work with the Government to avoid a repeat of the...

  • Alton regeneration scheme

    Has Wandsworth Council been in contact about the revised plans for the Alton regeneration? Has there been any progress towards a formal Stage Two submission?

  • Business rates holiday

    What impact will the business rates holiday coming to an end on the 30th June 2021 have on retail and hospitality sectors?

  • Business rates review

    What representations have you made to the Government for the Business Rates Review which is due this autumn?

  • Solar Together scheme in Brent and Harrow

    Please could you provide details of how many homes in Brent and Harrow have benefitted from the Solar Together scheme since its inception?

  • Diversity in the Met police force

    What measures are the Metropolitan Police taking to ensure that our police force is more representative of London’s diverse population?

  • Sector Skills Academies

    When do you expect to be able to open your new sector skills academies in London?

  • Dedicated ward officers

    Please advise how the performance of dedicated ward teams is monitored across the Met, and if this information can be made publicly available?

  • London Power sign up in Brent and Harrow

    Since its launch in January 2020, can you please provide data for how many homes in Brent and Harrow have signed up to the London Power scheme?

  • Drinking fountains in Brent and Harrow

    The Mayor has successfully installed drinking water fountains in public spaces in partnership with Thames Water at locations such as outside Willesden Green tube station in my constituency. I...

  • Adult Literacy

    In response to my question (2021/2027) you advised there are no data for adult literacy post-2016 in London. In response to my subsequent question (2021/2028) you acknowledge that low levels of...

  • Queen Portrait

    Will the Mayor ensure a prominent portrait of HM The Queen is on display in the lobby of The Crystal once the GLA moves?

  • Support for Aviation Jobs

    What specific actions are you taking to support those in the London Borough of Hounslow, especially those in Feltham and surrounding areas, whose jobs are at risk due to the downturn in...

  • Air quality

    How many times in the last 12 months did air quality at Cromwell Road bus station, Kingston, breach legal limits?

  • Adult Education Budget Adult Literacy Spend

    What specific schemes are you funding through your Adult Education budget to tackle Adult Literacy rates in London? Please give a breakdown of spend, scheme and year.

  • GLA Freehold and the Building Safety Scandal (3)

    How many buildings where the GLA is freeholder have been remediated of dangerous cladding or other building safety defects since 2017? Please provide a borough by borough breakdown.

  • Rail Grinding Costs (2)

    Please advise the projected rail grinding costs on the approximately 3,500 metres of track between Highbury & Islington and King’s Cross St. Pancras Victoria Line over the next 5 years?

  • Affordable homes in South West London

    Could you please provide a breakdown of the number of GLA-funded affordable homes completed in South West London since 2016, by borough, number of bedrooms, tenure, and property type...

  • Climate and ecology assessments on all decisions

    Will you commit to bringing in impact assessments on climate and ecology for every budget plan and official decision report in City Hall, to help reduce London’s carbon impact every time...

  • Air quality

    How many times in the last 12 months did air quality outside the Stag Brewery site in Mortlake breach legal limits?

  • Air quality

    How many times in the last 12 months did air quality at the junction of Syon Lane and the A4 in Osterley breach legal limits?

  • Manor Road Homebase planning application (1)

    I understand the Manor Road Homebase development is currently being reviewed against the new London Plan. Could you please give an indication of progress on this along with details on what, if...

  • Manor Road Homebase planning application (2)

    Can you please confirm the process for reviewing the Manor Road Homebase development against the new London Plan, and whether a new public hearing will be held in view of its status as a...

  • Osterley Homebase & Tesco planning applications

    What progress has been made on the stage 2 referral report for the Osterley Tesco / Homebase applications? When can we expect a recommendation?

  • Overcrowding in South West London (1)

    How many people live in overcrowded homes in South West London?

  • Overcrowding in South West London (2)

    How many children live in overcrowded homes in South West London?

  • Overcrowding in South West London (3)

    How many homes in South West London are overcrowded?

  • Work from home

    It is right that Londoners continue to work from home where they can as per the Government guidance. Have you assessed the impact of working from home on London’s economy and how can you...

  • Backlog in medical treatments and operations

    How will you be working with your strategic partners in healthcare delivery to address the severe backlog in medical treatment and operations that has arisen across London as a result of the...

  • Impact of Metropolitan Police Service transformation programme underspend

    What has been the impact of the £26.2m underspend on the Metropolitan Police Service’s transformation programme? (https://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/mopac_q4_2020...

  • Disabled Londoners (2)

    How does your London Plan ensure that the public realm is accessible to disabled Londoners?

  • Disabled Londoners (1)

    How does your manifesto deliver for disabled Londoners, and what work is underway to achieve those commitments?

  • Average wages in London

    What is the average wage per borough in London? Please break this down by borough and for every year since 2016.

  • Silvertown Road Tunnel consultation

    Could you provide a list, with dates, of each consultation you have carried out on the Silvertown Road Tunnel, along with how many responses you received at each stage?

  • Operation Dauntless+

    How many high-risk domestic violence offenders are currently monitored under Operation Dauntless+?

  • Child witnesses of Domestic Violence

    Please provide the number of domestic abuse offences recorded in London in which a child was present, for each of the last three years.

  • Domestic Violence (2)

    Please provide the number of recorded domestic violence offences in London for every year since 2010.

  • Young carers

    Young carers’ responsibilities can often have consequences for the rest of their lives, in mental and physical health problems, lost earnings, and constrained choices. What are you doing to...

  • Housing and disabled Londoners

    What role can the Greater London Authority play in ensuring new and existing housing in the capital meets the accessibility needs of Londoners with disabilities and supports independent living?

  • Effective Help For Rough Sleepers

    Is your ‘No Night Out’ promise being met?

  • Climate impact reporting

    Will you commit to reporting, in writing, the overall carbon impact of decisions and the progress of current carbon reduction policies every quarter to the Assembly?

  • London Recovery Board

    Will you provide reassurance that the London Recovery Board will undergo regular scrutiny, in terms of its age-friendliness?

  • Progress towards targets for waste

    Your Environment Strategy states that: “By 2026 no biodegradable or recyclable waste will be sent to landfill and by 2030 65 per cent of London’s municipal waste will be...

  • Intermediate housing (2)

    Further to MD2754 and your intermediate housing consultation, what will be your approach to the size mix of new intermediate homes?

  • No-platforming

    The public are against woke students “no-platforming” speakers at universities, found King's College London. Given last year you said: "I recognise that freedom of speech is...

  • Silvertown Road Tunnel engagement

    What has Transport for London (TfL) spent on engagement for or promotion of the Silvertown Road Tunnel scheme, by year, since the scheme was first considered?

  • Rise Up Programme

    How many youth workers in (1) Enfield and (2) Haringey have taken part in the VRU's 'Rise Up' programme? What training and development have they received?

  • Older persons’ action plan

    In your answer to my question 2021/0458, on an older persons’ action plan, you stated that: “equality, diversity and inclusion has been adopted as a cross-cutting principle for the...

  • Construction and Leaving the EU (1)

    With 37% of London’s construction workforce coming from EU countries, what impact has leaving the EU had on vacancies in the industry?

  • Construction and Leaving the EU (2)

    There are concerns that the new points-based immigration system will likely exclude roles such as general labourers, due to skills, salary and/or education thresholds. What impact could this have...

  • Construction and Leaving the EU (3)

    What support, if any, is the Greater London Authority providing to SMEs in the construction industry who are concerned about what changes in the immigration system will mean for their workforces?

  • Construction Academy

    What impact has your Construction Academy had on providing Londoners with the skill and opportunities to find work in the construction sector, and how are you measuring your success?

  • Support for EU migrants

    EU migrants are at particular risk of homelessness already and face new problems as Brexit progresses. Will you create a new team within the homelessness service at City Hall focused specifically...

  • Data on discrimination in housing policies

    Will you use your influence to encourage local authorities in London to automatically record the protected characteristics of those presenting at housing options services, to demonstrate any...

  • Protecting rough sleepers from Covid

    What work is underway to ensure those who are sleeping rough on London’s streets are protected as we enter a potential third wave of the Covid pandemic?

  • Right to Buy receipts

    What representations have you made to Ministers about ending restrictions on the use of Right to Buy receipts?

  • A10 road racing

    A constituent has contacted me concerned about road racing on the A10 by Bury Street West. They are worried about: “the noise of gunning cars” participating in informal road races and...

  • London Living Rent

    What is the London Living Rent in each London borough? How does this compare to market rents per borough?

  • EWS1 forms

    A constituent has raised the issue with me that their shared ownership home sale has fallen through three times because the lenders are requesting EWS1 forms, despite the fact the Royal Institute...

  • Communal night shelters

    What are you doing to make sure that next winter’s homelessness provision does not include communal night shelters?

  • Incorrect coronavirus charges (2)

    What are your plans to avoid more Londoners being caught up in the criminal justice system on incorrect coronavirus-related charges?

  • COP26 and the London Plan

    Does COP26 offer us an opportunity to signal to the world our London Plan is a roadmap to ensure London is transitioning to a green future?

  • Collecting Data on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Victims of Hate Crime

    Will you look to ensure MOPAC collects data on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller hate crimes that take place in London and also ensure that this information is included on the MOPAC Hate crime dashboard?

  • Violence Prevention Programmes Data Sharing with MOPAC

    Are all the various violence prevention programmes funded and supported by MOPAC and/or the Met in custody suites, A&Es and communities across London providing data and information on details...

  • Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs)

    Will MOPAC be formally consulting ICVs on whether or not they wish to maintain the option of virtual visits once COVID-19 restrictions are eased, or whether they wish to move back to exclusively...

  • Engage Programme in Custody Suites

    Given the value youth workers can have in custody suites to use the teachable moment of arrest to reduce reoffending, do you have plans to expand the Engage Programme currently being operated in...

  • Tube Map Changes (1)

    How many Tube Maps will TfL need to replace in order to reflect the introduction of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station as Zone 1 stations and the re-zoning of Kennington as Zone 1/2?

  • Climate Emergency and the Planning System

    How can we continue to prioritise the climate emergency through the planning system?

  • Retrofit Revolution

    How will your new London Plan help you in the “Retrofit Revolution” to upgrade London’s buildings so that they are as energy efficient as possible?

  • Diversity in the Planning Industry

    How are you encouraging more diversity in the planning industry?

  • OPDC Local Plan Changes

    How will the revised Local Plan for the OPDC still deliver for London?

  • Online Planning Committee Meetings

    Would you encourage more planning committee meetings to be held online so they are more accessible?

  • PM2.5 and Woodburning (1)

    A recent report prepared for DEFRA stated that 82.6% of Londoners do not burn materials either indoors or outdoors. However, the second highest source of PM2.5 in London is biomass burning. How...

  • Early Years Support

    London’s early years sector is essential in preparing children for school but there are rising reports of children emerging from the pandemic who have regressed and no longer have the basic...

  • Aecom Report on Brownfield Sites

    Do you agree with Aecom’s report stating that London could fit 400,000 homes on brownfield sites?

  • Met workforce - disabilities

    What has and is the Met doing to ensure people with disabilities are able to be part of its workforce?

  • Small Sites

    How will you still encourage affordable housing on small sites despite the removal of that requirement from the 2021 London Plan?

  • Police Community Support Officer and Police Specials progression

    Please advise how many Police Community Support Officers, and Police Special Constables, have been through the Met’s online assessment centre in each of the past 3 years. If possible,...

  • Police Community Support Officer and Police Specials progression (2)

    How many Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) originally applied to become Police Constables before becoming PCSOs? Please provide the ethnic breakdown of these PCSOs if possible.

  • Cladding Question time for London

    How are you working with End Our Cladding Scandal and the UK Cladding Action Group to organise a Cladding Question Time in London, following your support for such a meeting to happen?

  • Small changes to reduce consumption of single-use plastics (1)

    Following on from your successful campaign to discourage the use of single-use plastic bottles, what small changes will you be encouraging Londoners to make to reduce London’s reliance on...

  • National Recovery

    Have your visits to Yorkshire and Liverpool shown how crucial London’s economic recovery is to the rest of the country?

  • NHS Patient Records

    What representations have or will you make as chair of the London Health Board to the NHS, DH, NHS Digital regarding the privacy and data protection concerns that the NHS is digitising patient...

  • Early Years business support

    How many of London’s under pressure nurseries and childminders do you hope to support with your £150,000 in a new programme to provide business support and to create a sector-specific...

  • Environmental Impact of Recycling Plants

    Are you taking steps to mitigate the possible environmental impact of metal recycling, for example, the proposed move of the Southwark Metals recycling site to Windsor Grove in Lambeth could see...

  • Coronavirus Recovery Visa

    You have shown support for a “Coronavirus Recovery Visa” to help workers from outside the UK to come back and work. How crucial is this to getting London’s economy back on its feet?

  • Supporting owner occupiers to take on lodgers

    To ease London’s overcrowding will you work with local authorities to support owner occupiers to take on lodgers, including advice for potential landlords and lodgers and support for high...

  • Accessible and supported housing for young people and adults with disabilities

    Local authorities need to make sure they have enough suitable provision for accessible and supported housing for young people who become adults with disabilities. Will you lead on coordinating...

  • Discounted travel within dynamic fare pricing

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2021/1467. Will you consider including support for further discounted or free travel for particular groups, such as young care leavers, within your plans...

  • Traffic flows at Blackwall Tunnel

    What level of traffic flow has Transport for London (TfL) recorded through the Blackwall Tunnel in annual average daily traffic in each direction, by year and class of vehicle, since the year 2000?

  • Systemic Change and Government (1)

    Please provide a list of the times you have lobbied government for the systemic change necessary to ensure a tragedy like Grenfell never happens again.

  • Ensuring the Delivery of Culturally Suitable Accommodation for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities

    What work are you undertaking with boroughs and others to ensure that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities have access to more culturally suitable accommodation and face less poor-quality...

  • Visa Fees for UK Armed Forces Personnel from the Commonwealth

    Given the importance of London’s armed forces personnel and community, will you respond to the Government’s consultation on proposals to only exempt UK Armed Forces personnel from the...

  • Apprenticeship Hub

    Will you consider creating an ‘Apprenticeship Hub’ which will pull together details of all the apprenticeship opportunities available across London to make it easier for those looking...

  • Making Best Use of the Apprenticeship Levy

    What support are you giving to London businesses to ensure they can make best use of the Apprenticeship Levy?

  • Supporting Small Businesses in the Supply Chains

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on London’s businesses, large and small. Yet as we move towards recovery many smaller businesses are struggling as a result of larger...

  • Business Support for Women and Ethnically Diverse Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

    The Federation of Small Businesses recently published research showing that only 15% of SMEs are women-led and less than 5% are led by a majority Black and minority ethnic leadership team. As the...

  • Domestic Violence (1)

    Please provide the number of recorded domestic violence offences per London borough for each month of the last year.

  • Hidden Mental Health Crisis

    The cladding scandal has created a hidden mental health crisis with many leaseholders trapped in their homes, there have been reports of depression and self harm. What support have or will you...

  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Health Inequalities

    How are you working to address the health inequalities of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in London?

  • Gypsy, Traveller and Roma hate crime data

    Does the Met record data on hate crimes towards Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities and if not, why?

  • Ground rents on GLA land (1)

    You are committed to working to end ground rents on GLA land. Can you provide details on how many leases there are on GLA land; how many of those leases pay ground rent; and what the value of...

  • Ground rents on GLA land (2)

    Given your commitment to end ground rents on GLA land. are you able to unilaterally waive all future ground rent payments from leaseholders on GLA land? Or would you need agreement with each...

  • Vaccine hesitancy

    With 72% of Black people, and 42% of Pakistani and Bangladeshi groups, saying they were unlikely or very unlikely to take up the Covid vaccine, how can you help to support efforts to increase...

  • Delays to Construction

    Inside Housing are reporting that Brexit, coronavirus and the Suez Canal blockage have led to construction material shortages and price rises. What effect is this having on homes built directly...

  • Air Quality at Clapham Junction

    Has Clapham Junction exceeded legal air quality limits yet in 2021? If yes, on how many days?

  • Air Quality at schools in Wandsworth

    How many schools, primary or secondary, in Wandsworth are still situated in areas of poor air quality, either high levels of NOx or Particulate Matter?

  • Air Quality at Putney High Street

    Has Putney High Street exceeded legal air quality limits yet in 2021? If yes, on how many days?

  • Air Quality at Tooting Broadway

    Has Tooting Broadway exceeded legal air quality limits yet in 2021? If yes, on how many days?

  • PM2.5 and Woodburning (2)

    What discussions have you had with ministers or DEFRA regarding the need for stronger legislation to tackle PM2.5 from woodburning in London?

  • PM2.5 and Woodburning (3)

    Are current government plans for woodburning stoves strong enough to provide more protections from emissions?

  • Carbon Capture and London

    How much of a role will carbon capture technology play in London achieving net zero by 2030?

  • Coronavirus Recovery Visa

    What support from the Government have you and London’s hospitality industry had for your call for a coronavirus recovery visa?

  • Climate impact of July bus service review

    The Transport for London (TfL) funding deal requires you to review bus services by 19 July 2021. Cutting bus services not only removes vital public transport from Londoners but also risks the UK...

  • Tasers

    How many police officers are now taser trained?

  • GLA Freehold and the Building Safety Scandal (2)

    How does the GLA work with developers and Building Managers to ensure that remediation plans for GLA Freehold sites happens quickly, efficiently and transparently?

  • Traffic reduction to meet climate agreements

    Transport for West Midlands has published a research review (https://www.tfwm.org.uk/media/64219/tfwm-quarterly-research -paper-issue-8-v2.pdf Issue 8, Sep-Nov 2020) which estimated a need for a...

  • GLA Freehold and the Building Safety Scandal (1)

    Where the GLA is freeholder of a property where building safety defects are identified as being in need of remediation, what support does the GLA offer to leaseholders?

  • One year of restrictions on travel with a freedom pass

    Next month it will be one year since travel on the TfL network using a Freedom Pass or 60+ Oyster card before 9am on weekdays was suspended. Over 1,000 older Londoners have contacted Age UK...

  • More support for tackling crime in Camden Town

    Camden Town used to benefit from the MOPAC offer to match fund policing when that scheme was around, helping to reduce crime levels in the area and support the excellent work of the Market....

  • Careers Advice Targets

    What targets have you set for improving careers advice for Londoners throughout this mayoral term?

  • Semiconductors 1

    What impact has the worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips had on MPS technology procurement and modernisation?

  • Operation Chronical

    Since the start of the Met's Operation Chronical how many: • Passports or ID documents of foreign national offenders were recorded. •Documents were supplied to Immigration...

  • Audible alarms

    How many audible alarms have been issued to victims of domestic abuse over the last three years?

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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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