Fiona Twycross: Will you be holding more ‘We are all Londoners’ events?
Fiona Twycross: Thank you. I would like to thank all those involved not just in the ‘We Are All Londoners’ events but in all the events and work designed to make our EU fellow Londoners feel welcome in the city. I have to on this occasion declare a personal interest because I went with my husband, who is a European Economic Area (EEA) citizen with pre-settled status. I was struck by how keen he was to...
Fiona Twycross: I do have a question ââ
Fiona Twycross: ââ and it is around the point that you made, Mr Mayor, about the need to make sure the particular groups, where there are lower levels of applications for settled status and pre-settled status, particularly around those groups, and what more will be done to make sure that groups where there are lower levels of applications are encouraged and given information to apply; for example,...
Fiona Twycross: You mentioned the Home Office Minister [Rt Hon] Brandon Lewis’s [CBE MP] comments about deporting EU citizens who have not applied for pre-settled or settled status before the deadline. Are you concerned that the Government has not learned from the Windrush scandal?
Fiona Twycross: Thank you. Would you pass on thanks to all these concerned with the work in this area?
Fiona Twycross: Thank you.
Fiona Twycross: What do the Government’s recently released indices of deprivation mean for London?
Fiona Twycross: Thank you. I agree that we cannot be complacent, and I wondered if you could comment on how important London Challenge Poverty Week is in continuing to highlight the issues and contribute to eradicating poverty in London.
Fiona Twycross: Thank you. How are your Research and your Economic Fairness Teams looking at the reasons behind deprivation so that we can find real solutions to poverty in London?
Fiona Twycross: Thank you.
Fiona Twycross: Can you provide an update on the work you are taking to support self-employed Londoners receive the London Living Wage?
Fiona Twycross: How many Londoners experiencing in-work poverty and earning below the London Living Wage, have been supported by your Adult Education Budget?
Fiona Twycross: How many deaf Londoners are accessing funding to achieve a qualification in British Sign Language?
Fiona Twycross: What progress has been made with the Government regarding further devolution to adult skills and education?
Fiona Twycross: Will your London Workforce Board consider the recommendations of Timewise’s pilots which introduced a team-based approach to the roster, giving nurses greater control of their working patterns, and extend this to London?
Fiona Twycross: What are the benefits of supporting small projects that deliver inspiring learning environments, from community kitchens to virtual learning spaces for Londoners?
Fiona Twycross: How many projects will be able to access the £3.75 million funding in the new round of Small Projects and Equipment Fund?
Fiona Twycross: How will your Diversity of the Sports Media programme be evaluated so that best practice can be shared to encourage more underrepresented groups into journalism?
Fiona Twycross: A report from London Councils has found that “A significant number of schools across London are engaging in poor admissions practice to informally exclude [SEND] pupils from even starting at their school”. What can you do to support local councils in tackling this issue?