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Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3.30 pm, Local Government Pensions Board 

26 Apr

Local Government Pensions Board: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

26 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 3.45 pm, Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy & Resources) Committee 

25 Apr

Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy Resources) Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 3.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 1.45 pm, Policy and Resources Committee 

25 Apr

Policy and Resources Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 1.45 pm...


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

25 Apr

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


Agenda published: Meeting of Friday, 5th May, 2017 11.30 am, Nominations Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama 

25 Apr

Nominations Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music Drama: Friday, 5th May, 2017 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

24 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 11.30 am, Establishment Committee 

24 Apr

Establishment Committee: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 11.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 24th April, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

24 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Monday, 24th April, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017 10.00 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

21 Apr

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017 10.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

21 Apr

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 1.45 pm, Licensing Committee 

21 Apr

Licensing Committee: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 6.30 pm, Inner North East London Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee 

19 Apr

Inner North East London Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee: Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 6.30 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 27th April, 2017 1.00 pm, Court of Common Council 

19 Apr

Court of Common Council: Thursday, 27th April, 2017 1.00 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 24th April, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

19 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Monday, 24th April, 2017 11.00 am...


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London Assembly »

Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


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...


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FixMyStreet »

Grafitti, 25th April 

25 Apr

Pen grafitti needs removal and Dutch grafitti (scratched/etched grafitti) needs filling and polishing.


Rubbish dumped, 21st April 

21 Apr

Rubbish has been dumped at the back of the Co Op at Panyer Alley.


Graffiti over phone box, 19th April 

19 Apr

Graffiti has been sprayed over the phone box next to the City Thameslink bus stop (Opposite the Pret a Manger).


Graffiti on closed shopfront, 9th April 

9 Apr

Graffiti has been sprayed over an abandoned shopfront next to the Yen takeawy Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 13 Holborn Viaduct, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti on hoarding and wall, 9th April 

9 Apr

Graffiti has appeared on the wall and white hoarding surrounding 65 Newgate Street which is a derelict building opposite 6 Snow Hill.


Rubbisg from cafe/restaurant Scarpetta. There rubbish is there every weekend and nothing is done about it., 8th April 

8 Apr

Rubbish outside every Friday night.


Bird Excrement Over the Pavement, 7th April 

7 Apr

Lots of Bird Excrement is over the Pavement opposite Cannon St Gardens / One New Change.


Over running noisy weekend works, 1st April 

1 Apr

Road works AGAIN on Beech Street this Saturday.


Bow Bells Courtyard Square, 27th March 

27 Mar

Under the tree in Bow Bell Courtyard, the pigeon droppings are uterly revolting.


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...


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FOI »

Housing Related Support Contracts 

25 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to A Hare on 25 April 2017 .


Housing Related Support Contracts 

20 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to A Hare on 20 April 2017 .


Housing Related Support Contracts 

20 Apr

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by A Hare on 20 April 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

19 Apr

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Ibin Taha on 19 April 2017 .


ICT used in the Built Environment and Public Protection. 

19 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to Jenny Bird on 19 April 2017 .


ICT used in the Built Environment and Public Protection. 

19 Apr

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Jenny Bird on 19 April 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

19 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 19 April 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

19 Apr

Internal review request sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 19 April 2017 .


Use of Agency Social Workers 

13 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to Mary Watts on 13 April 2017 .


Use of Agency Social Workers 

13 Apr

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Mary Watts on 13 April 2017 .


Non Traditional House Types 

13 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to Lisa Wilson on 13 April 2017 .


Non Traditional House Types 

13 Apr

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Lisa Wilson on 13 April 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

10 Apr

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Ibin Taha on 10 April 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

7 Apr

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by Ibin Taha on 7 April 2017 .


City of London – Council Tax Arrears 

7 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to Pat James on 7 April 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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    25 Apr 17
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    24 Apr 17
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    24 Apr 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
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