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Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 11.30 am, Performance and Resource Management Sub (Police) Committee 

23 Feb

Performance and Resource Management Sub (Police) Committee: Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 1st March, 2017 1.45 pm, Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee 

21 Feb

Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee: Wednesday, 1st March, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 7th February, 2017 2.00 pm, Audit and Risk Management Committee 

21 Feb

Audit and Risk Management Committee: Tuesday, 7th February, 2017 2.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 3.30 pm, Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee 

21 Feb

Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 3.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

21 Feb

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 11.30 am, Education Charity Sub (Education Board) Committee 

20 Feb

Education Charity Sub (Education Board) Committee: Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 11.00 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

20 Feb

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 3.30 pm, Board of Governors of the City of London School 

20 Feb

Board of Governors of the City of London School: Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 3.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 20th February, 2017 1.45 pm, Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls 

20 Feb

Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls: Monday, 20th February, 2017 1.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 27th February, 2017 4.30 pm, Benefices Sub (Culture, Heritage & Libraries) Committee 

20 Feb

Benefices Sub (Culture, Heritage Libraries) Committee: Monday, 27th February, 2017 4.30 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 1.45 pm, Financial Investment Board 

17 Feb

Financial Investment Board: Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 17th February, 2017 1.45 pm, Efficiency and Performance Sub (Finance) Committee 

17 Feb

Efficiency and Performance Sub (Finance) Committee: Friday, 17th February, 2017 1.45 pm...


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

17 Feb

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


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 1st February, 2017 1.45 pm, Licensing Committee 

17 Feb

Licensing Committee: Wednesday, 1st February, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 17th February, 2017 10.00 am, Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

17 Feb

Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Friday, 17th February, 2017 10.00 am...


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London Assembly »

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...


a breath of fresh air 

24 Jan

The Mayor of London’s proposal to extend the ULEZ is a clumsy policy that will fail to tackle pollution hotspots and will penalise drivers and businesses in non-polluting areas, a new report shows.


Rail Devolution: Sadiq Khan ‘abdicating responsibility as Mayor’ 

13 Jan

In throwing his toys out of the pram and refusing to co-operate with the government, Sadiq Khan has ruined any chance we as a city had of taking control of mainline rail in London.


The Mayor resorts to mud-slinging rather than addressing the T-Charge facts 

12 Jan

Sadiq Khan appears to be blindly ignoring the facts put in front of him by his own researchers at TfL.


T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year for ‘negligible’ improvement in air quality 

12 Jan

– TfL predicts just a 1-3% reduction in NOx (nitrous oxide) emissions – 9,000 drivers every day set to be hit with £10 charge – Small businesses with older vehicles will be hardest hit The Mayor of London’s T-charge will ...


Mayor’s ‘reckless’ TfL budget will bring many more tube strikes 

9 Jan

Sadiq Khan’s ‘Zero Strikes’ election pledge has always been considered laughable, but the disruption caused by these upcoming strikes will be no joke.


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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.


HHolborn east soton sign missing from post, 5th January 

5 Jan

HHolborn east soton sign missing from post Report on FixMyStreet...


Aldgate north side abandoned bike, 3rd January 

3 Jan

Aldgate north side abandoned bike Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Aldgate, EC3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pothole and uneven, broken surface at junction of Copthall Avenue and Great Swan Alley., 23rd December 

23 Dec

The surface is uneven and broken in a way that is hazardous to cyclists turning at this junction.


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FOI »

Social Care 

13 Feb

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Ethen Clarke on 13 February 2017 .


Social Care 

13 Feb

Clarification sent to Common Council of the City of London by Ethen Clarke on 13 February 2017 .


Definition of ‘affordable housing’ 

9 Feb

Response by City of London Corporation to Vishal Vora on 9 February 2017 .


Definition of ‘affordable housing’ 

9 Feb

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Vishal Vora on 9 February 2017 .


Social Care 

8 Feb

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Ethen Clarke on 8 February 2017 .


Social Care 

8 Feb

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by Ethen Clarke on 8 February 2017 .


2015/16 Pension Fund Investment Data as MS Excel File 

25 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Joel M Benjamin on 25 January 2017 .


Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment 

23 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Julie Hatchard on 23 January 2017 .


Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment 

20 Jan

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Julie Hatchard on 20 January 2017 .


Finance Management Systems for your schools 

19 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Chris Yorke on 19 January 2017 .


2015/16 Pension Fund Investment Data as MS Excel File 

17 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Joel M Benjamin on 17 January 2017 .


2015/16 Pension Fund Investment Data as MS Excel File 

16 Jan

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Joel M Benjamin on 16 January 2017 .


Carbon Bubble Risk, Pension Fund Fiduciary Duty & Risks To Local Taxpayers Through LGPS Underfunding and Exposure to Investment Losses in Direct Benefit Schemes 

10 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Joel M Benjamin on 10 January 2017 .


Communications 

9 Jan

Response by Common Council of the City of London to A Thurstan on 9 January 2017 .


Finance Management Systems for your schools 

6 Jan

Response by City of London Corporation to Chris Yorke on 6 January 2017 .


More FOI


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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