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Meeting scheduled: Monday, 18th December, 2017 11.00 am, Culture, Heritage and Libraries Committee 

18 Dec

Culture, Heritage and Libraries Committee: Monday, 18th December, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 15th December, 2017 11.00 am, Police Committee 

15 Dec

Police Committee: Friday, 15th December, 2017 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 11th December, 2017 10.00 am, Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

14 Dec

Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Monday, 11th December, 2017 10.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 3.15 pm, Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy & Resources) Committee 

14 Dec

Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy Resources) Committee: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 3.15 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 1.45 pm, Policy and Resources Committee 

14 Dec

Policy and Resources Committee: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 12.00 pm, Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

14 Dec

Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Thursday, 14th December, 2017 12.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 3.00 pm, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

13 Dec

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 3.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 11.30 am, Social Investment Board 

13 Dec

Social Investment Board: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 11.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 9.30 am, Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee 

13 Dec

Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee: Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 9.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 1.45 pm, The City Bridge Trust Committee 

12 Dec

The City Bridge Trust Committee: Thursday, 23rd November, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

12 Dec

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 10.30 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

12 Dec

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 10.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 11.30 am, Markets Committee 

12 Dec

Markets Committee: Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 11.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 11th December, 2017 1.45 pm, Barbican Residential Committee 

11 Dec

Barbican Residential Committee: Monday, 11th December, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting held: Monday, 11th December, 2017 12.01 pm, Barbican Residential Committee 

11 Dec

Barbican Residential Committee: Monday, 11th December, 2017 12.01 pm...


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London Assembly »

Grenfell anniversary: Statement from Kensington London Assembly Member Tony Devenish 

14 Dec

Statement regarding the Grenfell National Fire Memorial Service – St Paul's Cathedral – Thursday 14th December 2017 Tony Devenish, London Assembly member for West Central (Kensington), said: “A sombre six months to the day of ...


Mayor ‘wasting potential for 27,000 homes in Housing Zones’ with industrial land regulations 

11 Dec

491 hectares of industrial land in Housing Zones could be built on, says Andrew Boff AM Sites currently protected as Strategic Industrial Land Most is sitting vacant or largely under-used Mayor’s London Plan increases regulations around industrial...


Khan’s Brexit report “pointless and speculative” 

8 Dec

Responding to the decision by Sadiq Khan to commission an independent report on the impact of Brexit on London London Assembly member Gareth Bacon said: “In the past year, Sadiq Khan has cancelled Tube upgrades, dropped his target for 32,000...


Hodge ordered to apologise to Parliament as Boff complaint upheld 

7 Dec

Dame Margaret Hodge has today been ordered to apologise by the Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards, after an investigation prompted by a complaint by London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.


Response to “Sadiq names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador” 

4 Dec

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon responded to the appointment saying: “This is another example of the Mayor’s lack of focus on the real issues that confront Londoners today like housing, transport and policing.


Olympic Stadium reaction: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

1 Dec

Commenting on this morning’s announcement on the future of the London Stadium, London Assembly member Andrew Boff said: “The report establishes that this project was fundamentally flawed from the 2007 decision to include an athletics track...


Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows 

29 Nov

London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012 Evidence suggests conditions in London will...


London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’ 

29 Nov

– Protection for gardens against development scrapped – Removal of limits on density of new homes – No targets for number of family-sized homes – Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London – 50% affordable...


Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows 

23 Nov

  HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’ Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of ...


London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy 

23 Nov

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.


Mayor needs to do homework as police numbers don’t add up 

30 Oct

Mr Khan blames government cuts, but he removed £38m from Met recruitment Police reduction numbers cannot be achieved as stated Assembly Member Steve O’Connell said (in response to article in Guardian today): “Whilst the Met should absolutely...


Dutch-style ‘plot-shops’ key to increasing self-build development (report) 

30 Oct

  Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital A new...


Emergency response performances plummet under Mayor’s Pathfinders trial 

23 Oct

Five trial boroughs are now worst performing in London Barking and Dagenham performance drops almost 30 per cent Pathfinders merger scheme started in April and could be rolled out across London Police emergency response times have dramatically...


T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’ 

23 Oct

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered...


Uber ban could cost Londoners £90million in higher fares 

17 Oct

Ban challenged by Uber in court appeal despite talks If Uber loses, Londoners face increased transport costs of up to £90 million A further £864 million in annual wages could be lost by Uber’s 40,000 drivers Londoners could end up paying ...


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FixMyStreet »

Pothole is raised off the ground causing a trip hazard, 6th December 

6 Dec

Raised drain in Wormwood street just outside Boots opticians by liverpool street station Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 99 Bishopsgate, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Rubbish dumped on the street., 6th December 

6 Dec

This has been here since Monday Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 7 Temple Chambers, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Christmas Street Lighting, 5th December 

5 Dec

Only one set of Christmas lights are working on the street lamp posts in Forest Hill, just the one next to the station Christmas tree.


Uneven pavements, 4th December 

4 Dec

The public footpaths outside the new Bloomberg offices are uneven and out of character with the local environment.


Vandalism in subway under south end of Blackfriars Road Bridge, 3rd December 

3 Dec

A fake Blue Plaque has been affixed to the wall in the subway.


Graffiti in Sun Court, 2nd December 

2 Dec

Graffiti has been written over the entrance to sun court Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 53 Cornhill, EC3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti to wall, 2nd December 

2 Dec

Graffiti on the wall beside David Cludlow on Gracechurch Street.


Graffiti on wall, 1st December 

1 Dec

Graffiti on a wall on the footpath of Newgate Street by Goldman Sachs.


Graffiti, 30th November 

30 Nov

Graffiti – in 4 to 5 locations – in the stairwell leading to Aldersgate Street/ Barbican tube station from the Barbican Estate.


Bollard been knocked over, 27th November 

27 Nov

The bollard has been knocked over but there is still power to it.


Venting of awful smell from The Ned Building., 17th November 

17 Nov

There is an awful smell venting from The Ned Building near bank station (which contains Kaiai).


Light facing wrong way, 17th November 

17 Nov

Traffic light has been turned the wrong way and no longer faces the correct direction.


Broken pelican crossing light at Old Bailey, 13th November 

13 Nov

Broken pelican crossing light at Old Bailey Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Green Arbour Court, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti on phone box, 10th November 

10 Nov

Graffiti is on the phone box opposite prey a manger city thameslink Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 61 Holborn Viaduct, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Street light not working, 6th November 

6 Nov

Street light not working above No.56 King William Street, London EC Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 42 Gracechurch Street, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


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FOI »

Use of Body Worn Video 

13 Dec

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Lucy Johnson on 13 December 2017 .


City of London market constabularies 

12 Dec

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr A Schofield on 12 December 2017 .


City of London market constabularies 

12 Dec

Clarification sent to City of London Corporation by Mr A Schofield on 12 December 2017 .


City of London Cemetery and Crematorium 

8 Dec

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Laycock on 8 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

7 Dec

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Lucy Johnson on 7 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

7 Dec

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by Lucy Johnson on 7 December 2017 .


Organisational structure chart 

7 Dec

Response by City of London Corporation to Sam on 7 December 2017 .


Organisational structure chart 

4 Dec

Response by City of London Corporation to Sam on 4 December 2017 .


City of London market constabularies 

4 Dec

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr A Schofield on 4 December 2017 .


Organisational structure chart 

4 Dec

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Sam on 4 December 2017 .


City of London market constabularies 

1 Dec

Request sent to City of London Corporation by Mr A Schofield on 1 December 2017 .


Right to light reports. 

1 Dec

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 1 December 2017 .


Penalty Charge notices 

30 Nov

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Hayley Burrows on 30 November 2017 .


Staff Cycle Allowance 

29 Nov

Response by City of London Corporation to Michael Johnson on 29 November 2017 .


Flats sold off via Right To Buy RTB 

28 Nov

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Robert Kaye on 28 November 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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    14 Dec 17
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