London Assembly

Monday, 22 November 2021

  • Safer streets pilot

    How many reports have you received through the Safer Streets pilot in London? Are resources already being deployed to places that have been flagged through the app?

  • Deployable Enforcement Camera cost

    What will be the cost of your forthcoming Deployable Enforcement Camera (DEC) programme, per installation?

  • Registered Providers take up of affordable homes on smaller schemes

    I am informed that some councils are having difficulty with the affordable housing requirement on smaller major schemes of around 25 to 80 homes, where a developer proposes to include affordable...

  • Helicopter deployments

    Data from October 2018 to September 2020 shows of the 711 police helicopter deployments in Westminster, 320 were for Directed Patrols. What are directed patrols and what is the criteria for their use?

  • Prevent referrals involving social media

    How many Prevent referrals in London in each of the last 4 years referenced concerning activity online by the person being referred? In those cases that did involve concerns over online activity,...

  • Proposed development by the City of London Corporation on Land at Sydenham Hill Estate, Sydenham Hill

    Are you aware that current proposed 11 family houses on this development do not comply with Building Regulation M4 (2) access, which is asked for in the New London Plan,...

  • Cost to add a new pedestrian crossing to an existing junction

    What is the cost of adding a new pedestrian crossing to an existing signaled junction, such as the works undertaken on the north side of Battersea Bridge by Transport for London (TfL)?

  • Tackling Digital Exclusion

    Will you consider bringing together internet providers and call on them to introduce social tariffs for broadband that are either free or genuinely affordable for older people? This should...

  • Gypsy and traveller sites (1)

    Will there be a standard way of reporting site conditions under the Boroughs’ duty to audit Gypsy and Traveller sites and pitches in the London Plan?

  • Gypsy and traveller sites (2)

    Please list the state of assessment for Gypsy and Traveller accommodation by borough, indicating which need to update a post 2008 assessment and those that need to undertake a new one.

  • Autumn Budget 2021

    What impact will the Autumn Budget 2021 have on the cost of living for Londoners?

  • Police abstractions

    For each ward in Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster, and Hammersmith and Fulham, for each year from Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21, how many SNT officers were abstracted...

  • Offensive banners at football grounds

    How many banners displayed at football clubs have been investigated by the Met police in each of the last 4 years?

  • Commemoration of Windrush Generation Nurses and NHS Workers

    Through your Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, will you consider funding a memorial to the nurses and healthcare workers who came to support London’s NHS from the Windrush...

  • Rogue Landlord Register (2)

    How are you continuing to promote the Rogue Landlord Register to Londoners?

  • VAWG prevention work

    How many night-time economy venues e.g., pubs, bars, nightclubs have the Met Police contacted to raise awareness of how they can help tackle behaviours in their premises to keep women safe and...

  • Overcrowding and Under Occupancy (1)

    Are you able to provide a breakdown by borough as to how many properties are overcrowded?

  • Overcrowding and Under Occupancy (2)

    Are you able to provide a breakdown by borough as to how many properties are under occupied?

  • Overcrowding and Under Occupancy (3)

    How are you supporting Londoners to “rightsize” into the correct size home to help reduce both overcrowding and under occupancy?

  • Public protection improvement plan

    Please provide a copy of the Met Police Public protection improvement plan.

  • Key Worker Definition

    When can we expect your definition of Key Workers to be outlined? Which occupations can we expect to be included?

  • Affordable Housing Delivery

    Are you anticipating any disruption to your plans to deliver affordable housing this winter? If so, how are you going to combat this? Last year Quarter 4 was where most housing starts were.

  • Construction Workers

    As mentioned in MQ 2021/4293, there is a 43% vacancy rate in the construction industry and there are concerns that the average age of a construction worker is over 50. What actions are you taking...

  • Rogue Landlord Register (1)

    To date, how many website views have there been on the Rogue Landlord Register? Is it possible to break this down by year?

  • Provision of step-free crossing at Kew Garden Station

    What work has so far been undertaken in securing step-free access at Kew Garden Station and what are the future plans?

  • Green Person Authority Pedestrian Crossings

    In August I asked the Mayor about the lack of consultation or communication with road users about the “green person authority” pedestrian crossings, which show a red traffic light...

  • Knife Crime in Harrow

    How many knife crime incidents have been recorded in Harrow in each of the last five years?

  • Social Care Good Work Standard

    Do you know how many social care agencies and workers are there in London, and how many of them are signed up to your Good Work Standard?

  • Social Care London Living Wage

    Do you know how many social care agencies and workers are there in London, and how many of them pay the London Living Wage?

  • Kerslake Review

    How will the Kerslake Review (on housing delivery) be conducted and who will it take evidence from?

  • Workforce Integration Network (1)

    How many people have been supported through the Workforce Integration Network (WIN) programme so far?

  • Fare Evasion (1)

    Please update the Assembly on how much money was lost via fare evasion at every London Underground Station for each month over the last year.

  • Fare Evasion (2)

    Which were the ten worst stations on the Tube for fare evasion over the last year?

  • Fare Evasion (3)

    What measures has TfL put in place to crackdown on fare evasion over this time?

  • Double glazing (1)

    What proportion of London’s social rented homes currently do not have double glazing? In view of the climate emergency, will you encourage social landlords to retrofit double glazing into...

  • Double glazing (2)

    In view of the climate emergency, will you encourage local planning authorities to take a constructive and helpful approach to double glazing in listed buildings wherever possible? Would this...

  • Population Churn

    How are you planning and responding to London's population churn?

  • Cannabis factories

    Further to my previous question 2021/2913, please give updated figures for each borough for each year, Nov 16 to Oct 17, Nov 17 to Oct 18, Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21.

  • Safer Neighbourhood Team (1)

    How many Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants, PCs and PCSOs are currently not serving front line roles on medical grounds in Brent?

  • South West London SNT abstractions

    For each SNT in South West London, please provide the number of hours officers have been ‘abstracted’ to other duties, e.g. policing demonstrations. Please provide this data every...

  • Greater London Investment Fund (2)

    What is your assessment of the growth rate of businesses supported by the Greater London Investment fund?

  • Bike thefts

    For each year, Nov 16 to Oct 17, Nov 17 to Oct 18, Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21, how many bicycle thefts were committed in the South West BCU, broken down if possible...

  • Publicity about engineering works by TfL and Network Rail

    Will you ensure that any communication and publicity about the TfL and Network Rail engineering closures taking place at the same time that will prevent rail and London Underground access to...

  • Cinema Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Further to 2021/1811, does the GLA know many cinemas have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Inconsistencies in fares

    I have been contacted by a constituent who raises the issue of inconsistencies in fares. As an example he quotes that a journey from Parsons Green to Shepherd Bush via West Brompton entirely in...

  • Number of dogs seized by the police

    For each year, Nov 16 to Oct 17, Nov 17 to Oct 18, Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21 how many dogs were seized by the Met?

  • Embodied carbon in construction (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2021/4093. By what date do you expect to develop and implement appropriate targets for reducing embodied carbon emissions in construction in London?

  • Mayor's Cultural Leadership Board

    What has the Mayor's Cultural Leadership Board achieved since 2017?

  • History Matters Project

    How has your Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm engaged with the Policy Exchange’s History Matters Project?

  • Mayor's Diaries

    The last update to your published diaries was in April 2020. Why did this stop, and when will their publication be resumed?

  • Buy now, pay Later

    Will you be making a submission to the Government’s "buy now pay later" proposed regulatory public consultation to protect financially insecure Londoners and will you use GLA resources to...

  • Structural racism in housing (1)

    The Joseph Rowntree briefing published in September 2021, What’s Causing Structural Racism in Housing?, highlights how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the structural inequalities...

  • London Housing Panel (2)

    In your answer to question 2021/3614, you mention resuming the initiative whereby officers visit residents in new GLA-funded homes to hear feedback. What feedback will you be asking your housing...

  • Causes of personal debt

    Through your debt advice services such as Debt Free London and the Advice in Community Settings Programme, have you undertaken any analysis on the sources of debt? Could you tell me what...

  • Structural racism in housing (2)

    Your Leadership 2025 programme, which aims to improve diversity in the housing sector, last updated The Altair Review in 2019. When will it next be updated and are you satisfied that the...

  • Effect of differing retrofit requirements

    At the Housing Committee meeting on 20 July 2021, Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, informed us that your retrofit programmes are aiming for EPC Band B. The...

  • Preservation of trees in estate regeneration

    Your new funding guidance for the Affordable Homes Programme 2021-26 does not require trees to be preserved wherever possible in redevelopment or infill plans. How will you avoid giving grants to...

  • Christmas Congestion Charge

    Given the vital importance of the Christmas period for the West End and Central London economy, will you bring forward the reduction in Congestion Charge operating hours to the 1st December?

  • Shared ownership homes in London

    What data do you hold on the total number of shared ownership homes in London, and how this number has grown in recent years? Could you provide any data you hold on this that is not already...

  • Domestic abuse incident arrests

    Please advise how many domestic abuse incidents attended in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 so far have resulted in both parties in a relationship being arrested at the scene? If possible, please...

  • Progress on works at Holborn Gyratory

    What specific actions have been taken by (a) TfL and (b) Camden Council in relation to making Holborn Gyratory safe for cyclists during the month of October?

  • Missing people training

    In the Met Business Plan 2021/22 Quarter 1 update, it mentions a bespoke 3-day training course on missing people. To date, how many personnel have had this training?

  • Operation Cavell

    Since the Met's Operation Cavell went live, what results has it had?

  • Sick Pay and the London Living Wage

    Will you use your platform to encourage London Living Wage employers to also provide weekly Sick Pay to their staff at the rate of £10.85 p/h?

  • Proud to Care Scheme

    How many social care workers have been recruited in London so far through the Proud to Care scheme?

  • Driving for Change and Vaccinations for Homeless Londoners

    Is there an update on whether the two refurbished London buses that will provide rough sleepers healthcare and support through the Driving for Change initiative will also start to offer COVID-19...

  • Domestic abuse counter allegations

    For each year, Nov 16 to Oct 17, Nov 17 to Oct 18, Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21, when an instance of domestic abuse is reported, how many times have counter allegations...

  • Mayoral Environmental Grants to Ealing and Hillingdon

    Can you provide a breakdown of how much has been awarded to a) Ealing and b) Hillingdon from your range of environmental grant schemes since 2016?

  • Intensification of Industrial Land (2)

    Do you believe the intensification of industrial land can help alleviate the competing pressures on land in London, for example housebuilding?

  • Cancellation of Tube trains to Chesham (2)

    When will a full service to Chesham be restored?

  • Abuse of Powers for a Sexual Purpose (APSP) Referrals

    How many APSP referrals has the Met made to the IOPC over the last five years, broken down by (i) year and (ii) the outcome of the referrals?

  • Green schools

    Is there currently any GLA funding available for local schools to install solar panels, green walls or heat pumps, to help them meet the Climate Emergency?

  • Affordable housing

    After missing your manifesto commitments for affordable housing, how will you look to improve performance for the remainder of your mayoralty?

  • Food Strategy

    What are the Mayor’s plans for developing London’s food strategy post-covid and who will lead on this in light of the fact the GLA’s food team has been disbanded?

  • South Western train changes

    Have you or the Deputy Mayor for Transport been in contact with South Western Railway about the timetable changes it is consulting on, and/or submitted a response?

  • Financial Exclusion

    Please can you confirm under which Deputy Mayor's remit financial exclusion sits?

  • Tourism

    Please can you confirm under which Deputy Mayor's remit tourism sits?

  • International Business

    What have you done to boost and support international business in London since 2016 other than through your work with London & Partners?

  • Key Worker Housing

    What steps are you taking to encourage housing providers to ensure there is an element of Key Worker Housing in new developments?

  • Retrofitting Homes in Ealing

    Ealing is helping to lead the way on London’s retrofitting revolution, but only has enough funding to start work on 68 council homes out of the 5,000 that are ready for refurbishment. How...

  • Older Londoners Digital Poverty

    What work has your Chief Digital Officer undertaken to tackle digital poverty, particularly with older Londoners? Please provide KPIs.

  • Drinking Fountains for London Scheme

    Did Hillingdon Council put in a bid for your Drinking Fountains for London scheme? Are there any plans to install drinking fountains in the borough?

  • Manifesto Delivery

    How many manifesto commitments will you have delivered by the end of this Mayoral term?

  • TfL Travel Mentoring Service (4)

    How many TfL staff were working in the Travel Mentoring Service in every year from 2015/16 to 2021/22?

  • TfL Travel Mentoring Service (3)

    What were the budgets for the travel mentoring service from 2015/16 to 2021/22? Please provide budgets of each financial year.

  • TfL Travel Mentoring Service (6)

    The Travel Mentoring Scheme is for those with a mobility requirement or a disability. What plans, if any, do you have to expand the service so that older Londoners, who are anxious about using...

  • Door-to-Door Services

    What steps do you plan to take to improve the taxicard and Dial-a-Ride services?

  • Companion Travel Pass

    Following MQ 2021/2495 can you confirm what discussions you have had with the Government about providing for a companion pass in the next funding agreement?

  • Cryptocurrency

    What are you doing to investigate the potential risks and benefits of cryptocurrency for London's economy?

  • Priority Access to Affordable Housing for London’s Keyworkers

    Can you provide an update on the consultation you launched in May into providing London’s keyworkers with priority access to new affordable housing?

  • Adopting of tree strategies by London Boroughs

    What is the estimate of the number of boroughs that have a tree strategy and, as part of your commitment to increasing tree planting, does the GLA provide any support to boroughs to adopt a tree...

  • Safer Neighbourhood Team (2)

    How many Safer Neighbourhood Team Sergeants, PCs and PCSOs are currently not serving front line roles on medical grounds in Harrow?

  • PCSOs

    Can PSCOs be purchased by London Boroughs. If so, how much per an officer?

  • TfL Registration Identification

    Please can you urgently commit to reviewing TfL’s registration identification system which has led to multiple wrong tickets being issued to compliant vehicle owners entering the ULEZ?

  • Use of Pesticides

    Can the Mayor provide an update on his progress to implement the motion passed by the London Assembly in July 2019 that called for the phasing out of the use of pesticides on Greater London...

  • Edmonton Incinerator

    Could you advise if you are satisfied with the forecasted capacity at the new Edmonton Incinerator?

  • PM2.5 levels

    Could you confirm you have seen the KCL report which shows that 99% of Londoners still breathe PM2.5 levels above the WHO maximum levels?

  • The Impact of Vaccination Rates on Tourism

    Vaccination rates in London continue to be lower than the UK average and this is likely to be a contributing factor discouraging tourists from returning to the capital, with London’s hotel...

  • Reform of VAT on Cultural Ticketing

    The UK is out of step with rest of Europe in not having a lower rate of VAT on ticketing for cultural events and experiences, which has a significant economic impact on London. Will you push...

  • Older Londoners and Access to the Internet

    One in five of the older Londoners polled in a recent survey by Age UK cited a lack of “access to good enough equipment and / or broadband” when asked about the reasons why they...

  • Protecting Children’s Centres in London

    Please outline how you are working with boroughs to ensure there is good childcare provision across London, particularly in relation to supporting and protecting existing children’s centres...

  • Crystal Palace National Sports Centre Pool Repairs

    The 50m pool in Crystal Palace Sports Centre has been closed since March 2020. Can you provide me with an update on the discussion over repair work, as well as an explanation of why progress is...

  • Air quality monitoring waste and recycling sites

    What air quality monitoring (both for health and quality of life) do you fund or do you plan to fund, at waste and recycling centres in London such as Waldo Road site in Bromley, including Total...

  • Claims Against the Met Through Employment Tribunals

    How many current or former Met officers and staff are currently in the process of bringing claims against the Met through employment tribunals?

  • Inquiry into Issues Raised by the Conviction of Wayne Couzens

    Do you share concerns that the two-part inquiry launched by the Home Secretary into the issues raised by the conviction of Wayne Couzens is to be a non-statutory inquiry, without the legal powers...

  • Accessibility of attractions bookings

    Many museums, art galleries and other attractions in London are requiring people to book a time slot online in advance in order to visit them. How are you working with attractions in order to...

  • Progress on Implementing Recommendations from the HMICFRS Report – ‘Police Response to Violence Against Women and Girls’

    Please update me on the Met’s progress in implementing all the recommendations from HMICFRS’s September 2021 final inspection report on the police’s response to violence against...

  • Protecting Londoners from Increasing Levels of Financial Fraud

    The latest fraud report from UK Finance shows that, in the first half of 2021, criminals stole £753.9 million through fraud, an increase of 30 per cent compared to the same period in 2020....

  • Age-friendly High Streets for All (2)

    Will you fund an age friendly high street pilot to promote best practice for ensuring high streets are inclusive for older Londoners?

  • Age-friendly High Streets for All (1)

    Will you review all High Streets for All funded schemes based on how age-friendly they are to highlight the work needed to make sure high streets are inclusive?

  • Impact of Brexit on museums

    How are you working with museums in London to help them deal with the impacts of Brexit?

  • Impact of Brexit on musicians

    Do you agree with the letter from David Warburton MP to the Prime Minister about the steps needed to support musicians in London? https://www.ukmusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Letter-fr...

  • Ensuring the Met’s Full Cooperation with the Inquiry into Issues Raised by the Conviction of Wayne Couzens

    The Daniel Morgan Independent Panel said “there was not insignificant obstruction to the Panel’s work. At times the contact between the Panel and the Metropolitan Police resembled...

  • The Met’s Full Response to the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report

    It has been over five months since the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel published their final report. When will the Met be publishing a full and detailed response to all the recommendations and...

  • Wandsworth one-way system

    Has Wandsworth council been in contact recently about the Wandsworth one way system and can you provide an update on the status of current plans?

  • Waking Watch Relief Fund

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

  • Graffiti

    In the last year, how many people have the Met caught defacing property with graffiti in Notting Hill?

  • Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm

    Can you provide an update on the work of your Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm?

  • Let’s Do London winter period

    How will your Let’s Do London programme support the Central Activities Zone during this winter period?

  • Making London’s High Street More Attractive to Older People

    Older Londoners play an important part in London’s economy, particularly on our high streets, with research from Homes For Later Living showing 80% of people in retirement flats use shops...

  • VAWG prevention work (2)

    How many night-time economy venues e.g., pubs, bars, nightclubs has the Ask for Angela training been delivered to across London? If possible please provide details of those venues that are now...

  • Swimming Pools in London

    Do you share my concerns over the decreasing provision of swimming facilities in London and how are you working with boroughs and central government to ensure more public swimming pools are being...

  • Unsatisfactory performance of Met officers (1)

    How any officers have received disciplinary action as a result of unsatisfactory performance and how many have been dismissed in each of the last 4 years?

  • Seaside and Country Homes Scheme (2)

    What plans do you have to expand the Seaside and Country Homes Scheme? Could this help free up social housing to help alleviate the boroughs’ waiting lists?

  • Aeltc

    The All-England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has published plans for substantial changes that would have a significant impact on the local area. Have they entered discussions with the GLA Planning...

  • Risk assessment for disabled people affected by surface water flooding

    You have stated that over 200,000 properties are at risk of surface water flooding in London. What assessment have you made of the proportion of people in these properties who would be more...

  • Access to gyms and swimming pools

    A constituent has raised with me an issue with changes brought in at their local borough gym, which restrict swimming slots to 45 minutes, without an equivalent reduction in price. Given the need...

  • Encouraging businesses to reduce employee domestic flights

    The Government has announced that it will require large businesses and financial institutions to publish plans in line with their 2050 net-zero target. Would you encourage businesses in London to...

  • Households at risk of surface water flooding by borough

    You have stated that over 200,000 properties are at risk of surface water flooding in London. Can you break down this figure by borough, and whether such properties are residential or commercial?

  • No new incinerators after new WHO guidelines

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued updated guidelines on air pollution, which take the guideline limit for the smallest particulate matter down to 5 µg/m3. Do you agree that this...

  • Recycling and reuse of City Hall furniture and fixings

    What volume of potential waste, by type, from the City Hall relocation has been redirected from landfill to recycling and reuse?

  • London Power support for Londoners

    What has London Power done to support Londoners affected by rising energy prices this winter?

  • Increasing your powers over environment policies

    Recent events, including flooding, have highlighted the need for more strategic powers in London to respond to the climate emergency and other environmental challenges. What progress have you...

  • Progress towards targets for waste (2)

    Thank you for your answer to my question 2021/2258. What impact on waste do you expect the Food Flagship Initiative to have over the three years it is funded to last for?

  • London tourism in 2022

    A recent survey by Opodo showed that London ranked the second most popular destination in the world for bookings in 2022. How will you capitalise on this increase in bookings to support...

  • Seaside and Country Homes Scheme (1)

    How many Londoners have you helped to move to free up social housing as part of your Seaside and Country Homes Scheme? Is it possible for you to provide a breakdown by year?

  • Safety in the Night-Time Economy

    What action are you taking to ensure the safety of Londoners who are returning to London’s night-time economy this autumn/winter?

  • Business rates

    What impact will the changes to business rates announced in the Autumn Budget 2021 have on London’s businesses and economy?

  • Autumn Budget 2021

    Does the Chancellor’s Budget do enough to support London’s economy?

  • COVID-19 support for businesses

    We need to ensure a fine balance between keeping Londoners safe and supporting London’s economy which provides jobs. What support do London’s businesses require during this winter...

  • Workforce Integration Network (2)

    How many people have been supported through the Workforce Integration Network (WIN) programme in Brent and Harrow so far?

  • Young Londoners and the London Living Wage

    How many Londoners aged 22 and under are paid below the London Living Wage?

  • Knife Crime in Brent

    How many knife crime incidents have been recorded in Brent in each of the last five years?

  • Violence against sex workers

    For each year, Nov 16 to Oct 17, Nov 17 to Oct 18, Nov 18 to Oct 19, Nov 19 to Oct 20 and Nov 20 to Oct 21, how many sex workers have been the victim of violence in London?

  • Londoners’ daily active travel

    The update for your Health Inequalities Strategy implementation plan shows that 42 per cent of Londoners undertake 20 minutes of active travel daily, up three per cent from 2018-19. What is your...

  • Agent of Change Principle

    How has your Agent of Change Principle in the 2021 London Plan helped to protect existing venues from new developments to an area since its introduction?

  • Community Ownership

    Are you taking any steps to support communities who wish to take over ownership of local amenities, such as a local pub?

  • Operational lead for Vision Zero at the Metropolitan Police

    Who is the operational lead within the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) for Vision Zero, accountable for delivery across the service on your policy?

  • Meanwhile use of the current City Hall building

    What are you doing to encourage the meanwhile use of the City Hall building, for community, cultural and educational benefit, after we leave and before any new tenants arrive? Managing this could...

  • Pub Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Further to 2021/1810, does the GLA know many pubs have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Theatre Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Further to 2021/1809, does the GLA know many theatres have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Industrial Land LPG

    Will you produce a London Plan Guidance document for industrial land?

  • Restaurant Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Does the GLA know many restaurants have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Nightclub Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Further to 2021/1812, does the GLA know many nightclubs have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Faith institution Closures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Does the GLA know many faith institutions have permanently closed in London as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

  • Consultations on new developments

    Will you be improving consultation with residents and communities on new developments?

  • Wages

    The Annual Survey for Hours and Earnings (ASHE) showed London wages fell slightly faster than the UK national average, dipping only 0.6 per cent to £31,447 in the year to April. This survey...

  • Gender pay gap

    The Annual Survey for Hours and Earnings (ASHE) revealed a widening wide gender gap in London with average male pay standing at £50,592, down 0.1 per cent, with women on £33,413, down...

  • Working conditions

    A survey from the TUC shows that one in four workers in the UK are thinking about leaving their jobs. How can you use your platform, and your Good Work Standard, to encourage employers in London...

  • London Living Wage and night workers

    How many Londoners that work at night are currently paid a) the London Living Wage, and b) below the London Living Wage?

  • Pop-Up London

    How successful was Pop-Up London during 23 to 31 October 2021? How many Londoners were in attendance and how much money did it bring into London’s economy?

  • Academy Hubs

    Can you provide an update on your Academy Hubs programme?

  • Supporting Londoners into work

    In September, you announced a total package of £11m to help Londoners to gain qualifications and get jobs in the hospitality, digital, creative, green and health and social care sectors. How...

  • London Transport and the Budget and Comprehensive Spending Review

    What funding, if any, was provided for transport in London in the recent Budget and Comprehensive Spending Review?

  • Utilising 2021 Census data

    What use are you planning to make of the data from the 2021 Census data when it is released in 2022 to support your housing and planning policies, for example by assessing overcrowding and the...

  • TfL Travel Mentoring Service (2)

    In October 2020 you said, “Due to COVID-19, TfL’s planned review of its travel mentoring programme was paused”. Can you update me on this planned review and publish a copy if it...

  • Social and Private Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund

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

  • Building Safety Fund

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

  • Step-Free Access at Hounslow Central Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Hounslow Central Station.

  • Step-Free Access at Osterley Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Osterley Station.

  • Summit of Building Remediation

    The August 2021 Building Safety Programme Monthly Data Release says, “London has a large number of buildings with ACM cladding systems unlikely to meet Building Regulations so...

  • Air Quality Monitoring (2)

    Why has TfL proactively shut off their roadside air quality monitoring next to Euston Road?

  • Tower Bridge flooding

    What progress has been made by Transport for London (TfL) on the feasibility and design work for the installation of permanent hostile vehicle mitigation on the pavements away from existing...

  • COVID funding to London

    Can you please list the COVID revenue grant funding from the Government to each London Council to date (excluding business grants)?

  • Impact of Universal credit on homelessness

    What impact do you think the Universal Credit cut will have on homelessness in London?

  • Homelessness in Haringey

    The Evening Standard reports (Rough sleeping soars in London by 65% in past year | Evening Standard) that rough sleeping in Haringey has increased by 160% to 168 people in the last year. What has...

  • No Net Loss of Industrial Land

    What impact are you expecting as a result of the former Secretary of State’s decision to remove the No Net Loss of industrial land policy from the 2021 London Plan?

  • Serious Collision Investigation Unit (1)

    How many collisions resulting in fatalities or serious injuries did the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Serious Collision Investigation Unit attend and investigate in the years 2018, 2019 and...

  • Step-Free Access at Boston Manor Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Boston Manor Station.

  • Step-Free Access at Gunnersbury Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Gunnersbury Station.

  • Estate Regeneration Ballots

    Further to MQ 2021/3253, can you provide a list of successful Estate Regeneration Ballots up to September 2021, including the ones where the GLA has not been formally notified?

  • Industrial Land and Permitted Development Rights

    Are you concerned about the potential impact that Permitted Development Rights could have on the amount of industrial land? Are these areas of London adequate locations for housing?

  • Step-Free Access at Stamford Brook

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Stamford Brook Station.

  • Review of Opportunity Areas

    Do you plan to review the current Opportunity Areas in London? If so, what will be the scope and criteria used in such a review?

  • Step-Free Access at Chiswick Park Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Chiswick Park Station.

  • Step-Free Access at Turnham Green Station

    Please provide an update on progress towards achieving full step-free access at Turnham Green Station.

  • Mayoral Call Ins (3)

    How many times have you refused a called-in planning application since your election in 2016?

  • Mayoral Call Ins (4)

    How many times have you gone against the decision of the local authority on a called-in planning application since your election in 2016?

  • TfL’s Chief Safety Officer’s Lack of Basic Safety Qualifications

    Further to your responses to Question 2019/21052 and 2021/2354 and your failure to respond to Question 2021/3889, when will you give me a firm date as to when TfL’s Chief Safety Officer...

  • Mayoral Call Ins (1)

    How many times have you called in a planning application since your election in 2016?

  • Mayoral Call Ins (2)

    How many times have you approved a called-in planning application since your election in 2016?

What is this?

The London Assembly is a 25-member elected body, part of the Greater London Authority, that scrutinises the activities of the Mayor of London.

The London Assembly was established in 2000 and meets at City Hall on the south bank of the River Thames, close to Tower Bridge. The Assembly is also able to investigate other issues of importance to Londoners (transport, environmental matters, etc.), publish its findings and recommendations, and make proposals to the Mayor.

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