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Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 10.30 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

21 Mar

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 10.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am, Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ’s Hospital 

20 Mar

Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ's Hospital: Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 20th March, 2017 9.15 am, The City Bridge Trust Committee 

20 Mar

The City Bridge Trust Committee: Monday, 20th March, 2017 9.15 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 1.45 pm, Policy and Resources Committee 

16 Mar

Policy and Resources Committee: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 12.00 pm, Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

16 Mar

Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 12.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 12.00 pm, Education Board 

16 Mar

Education Board: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 12.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 3.20 pm, Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee 

14 Mar

Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 3.20 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 13th February, 2017 3.30 pm, Freedom Applications Committee 

14 Mar

Freedom Applications Committee: Monday, 13th February, 2017 3.30 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 10.30 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

13 Mar

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 10.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 6th March, 2017 6.30 pm, Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee 

10 Mar

Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee: Monday, 6th March, 2017 6.30 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 17th February, 2017 11.30 am, Community & Children’s Services Committee 

10 Mar

Community Children's Services Committee: Friday, 17th February, 2017 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 20th March, 2017 9.15 am, The City Bridge Trust Committee 

10 Mar

The City Bridge Trust Committee: Monday, 20th March, 2017 9.15 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 9th March, 2017 1.00 pm, Court of Common Council 

9 Mar

Court of Common Council: Thursday, 9th March, 2017 1.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 9th March, 2017 10.30 am, Court of Aldermen 

9 Mar

Court of Aldermen: Thursday, 9th March, 2017 10.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am, Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ’s Hospital 

9 Mar

Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ's Hospital: Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am...


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London Assembly »

Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


Tube Strikes: Mayor gives into unions demands at a cost of £68M 

31 Jan

Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.


Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception 

31 Jan

– Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event – Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli...


BUDGET: Mayor puts Old Oak Common homes at risk with 40% budget cut 

25 Jan

– Experts predict budget cut will impact major project The Mayor of London has cut the budget for Old Oak Common by 40 per cent – despite his claims of increased spending – putting the building of thousands of homes at risk.


BUDGET: Mayor keeps ‘Olympics tax’ after Games debt is wiped 

25 Jan

– Sadiq Khan using loophole to raise cash for his unbalanced budget The Mayor of London is continuing to impose an ‘Olympic tax’ on Londoners – even though the debt of the Games has been wiped.


‘Clumsy’ ULEZ extension will not tackle worst-polluting areas despite costing £780million 

24 Jan

– Extension will only improve air quality by an additional 10% – original ULEZ will see 51% reduction – Projected additional cost of £780million – £220 per household – Money could buy 2,600 hybrid buses for same impact...


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FixMyStreet »

Sinking Man Hole which is also loose, 21st March 

21 Mar

The man hole cover is loose.


No street lighting in various streets around Monument, 16th March 

16 Mar

All street lights are out in Pudding Lane, Fish Street Hill, Botolph Lane, St Georges Lane and parts of Eastcheap around the Post Office and Tesco.


Pothole, 28th February 

28 Feb

Loose MANHOLE COVER with damaged roads Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Victoria Embankment, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Tramps using underpass as toilet, 21st February 

21 Feb

The pedestrian tunnels under the road outside Blackfriars station often have one or two homeless people in them, but to make matters worse, ive recently seen one urinating on the walls which then runs down hill.


Farringdon bus shelter rubbish, 16th February 

16 Feb

Farringdon bus shelter rubbish suggest rubbish bin Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 88 Farringdon Street, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti, 16th February 

16 Feb

Graffiti next to rail bridge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Queen Victoria Street, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Total failure of all street and sign lighting on the south side of Eastcheap and adjoining roads!, 14th February 

14 Feb

There are absolutely no street lights or lit road signs working on the south side of Eastcheap, from the junction of Gracechurch Street to at least the start of Great Tower Street, and possibly further.


Drains blocked with mud and water is accumulating, 31st January 

31 Jan

Drains blocked with mud and water is accumulating Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Queen Isabella Way, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Water not draining at pedestrian crossing, 31st January 

31 Jan

The drain at this crossing must be blocked.


Loose manhole cover causing loud banging, 24th January 

24 Jan

The manhole cover is loose and every time a vehicle drives over it, it causes a loud banging sound.


Burst water main, 21st January 

21 Jan

Burst water main Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Victoria Embankment, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


40 Chancery lane two wall lights out, 19th January 

19 Jan

40 Chancery lane two wall lights out Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 33 Chancery Lane, WC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pavement drain blocked, 19th January 

19 Jan

Mud blocked pavement drain Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 7 Lothbury, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Street light out of order at the junction of Tower Hill and Minories., 17th January 

17 Jan

This street light has been out for a number of months.


No legal access to Queen Street due to confused temporary road signs, 10th January 

10 Jan

Access to Cloak Lane and Queen Street via College Hill has been closed.


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FOI »

Home Owners Behind on Mortgage Payments 

22 Mar

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Lawrence Van Wyk on 22 March 2017 .


Home Owners Behind on Mortgage Payments 

22 Mar

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by Lawrence Van Wyk on 22 March 2017 .


Workforce Management 

21 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to J Taylor on 21 March 2017 .


Workforce Management 

21 Mar

Request sent to City of London Corporation by J Taylor on 21 March 2017 .


Blue cables in the forest 

20 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Marietta Le on 20 March 2017 .


Agency Staff Agreement 

20 Mar

Clarification sent to City of London Corporation by Vicky Pizer on 20 March 2017 .


The cost to the Housing Revenue Account of transferring HRA income to Aldgate Square Project? 

20 Mar

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 20 March 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

20 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 20 March 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

18 Mar

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 18 March 2017 .


Housing Related Support Contracts 

17 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to A Hare on 17 March 2017 .


Blue cables in the forest 

17 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Marietta Le on 17 March 2017 .


Blue cables in the forest 

17 Mar

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Marietta Le on 17 March 2017 .


Housing Related Support Contracts 

17 Mar

Request sent to City of London Corporation by A Hare on 17 March 2017 .


Plastic Glasses in Licensed Premises 

16 Mar

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Will Hayes on 16 March 2017 .


Information on previous elected members 

15 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Adam Dodwell on 15 March 2017 .


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Parliament »

Human Trafficking | Home Office | Written Answers 

5 Aug

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many telephone calls were received by the Metropolitan Police's human trafficking helpline in each of the last three years; how many of these calls were from (a) victims of human trafficking...


Slavery | Home Office | Written Answers 

4 Aug

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many convictions there were for human trafficking and modern day slavery in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014; and from which countries those convicted originated.


Human Trafficking | Home Office | Written Answers 

28 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of human trafficking were located as a result of calls to the NSPCC helpline in the last year; what grant her Department provides towards this provision; what data her...


Human Trafficking: Confiscation Orders | Ministry of Justice | Written Answers 

24 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many confiscation orders of what value were made by HM Courts against those convicted of human trafficking offences in England and Wales in each of the last three years; and how much of that money...


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I fully accept that co-operation in these matters requires embedding, not just in military activities but in areas such as intelligence and humanitarian assistance.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I fully accept that co-operation in these matters requires embedding, not just in military activities but in areas such as intelligence and humanitarian assistance.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I fully accept that co-operation in these matters requires embedding, not just in military activities but in areas such as intelligence and humanitarian assistance.


Immigration – [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates 

9 Jul

The Minister has summed up some of the difficulties that we face in getting a policy that works as intended for all parts of the United Kingdom.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bills Presented | Commons debates 

9 Jul

I understand some of the right hon.


Negligence: Legal Costs | Department of Health | Written Answers 

29 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will cap the legal fees paid by the NHS in clinical negligence cases; and if he will make a statement.


National Gallery Industrial Dispute | Commons debates 

25 Jun

As the hon.


Reports into Investigatory Powers | Business of the House | Commons debates 

25 Jun

I do not entirely agree with that, but I will touch on it in my concluding comments, which I will move on to fairly shortly.


Superfast Broadband – [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates 

24 Jun

London councils will have a chance to have their say as well.


[Albert Owen in the Chair] – Science and Research | Westminster Hall debates 

24 Jun

Without pre-empting the battles that the Minister will no doubt have with the Home Office, the immigration question is close to our hearts.


Bangladesh – [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates 

17 Jun

They are.


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