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Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 9.30 am, Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

18 Aug

Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 9.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 3.15 pm, Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board 

17 Aug

Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board: Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 3.15 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 1.45 pm, Barbican Centre Board 

17 Aug

Barbican Centre Board: Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

16 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 23rd August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

15 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 23rd August, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 11th August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

11 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Friday, 11th August, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 10th August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

10 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Thursday, 10th August, 2017 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 20th July, 2017 3.00 pm, Education Board 

9 Aug

Education Board: Thursday, 20th July, 2017 3.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 3.15 pm, Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee 

9 Aug

Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee: Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 3.15 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 10.00 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

8 Aug

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 10.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

8 Aug

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 26th July, 2017 1.45 pm, Licensing Committee 

7 Aug

Licensing Committee: Wednesday, 26th July, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting held: Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 2.30 pm, Court of Aldermen 

3 Aug

Court of Aldermen: Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 2.30 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

3 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 24th July, 2017 2.00 pm, Audit and Risk Management Committee 

2 Aug

Audit and Risk Management Committee: Monday, 24th July, 2017 2.00 pm...


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London Assembly »

The Road Ahead 

31 Jul

Motorists could face a 90 per cent increase in the cost of driving on London’s roads under controversial plans put forward by the Mayor of London, a new report shows.


Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans 

31 Jul

Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans – – New report assesses the cost of road pricing to Londoners – Scheme was proposed by Mayor and backed by majority of London Assembly...


The Cost of Khan 2017 – Report 

29 Jun

Throughout his election campaign and since taking office, Sadiq Khan has insisted he will be the “most pro-business Mayor London has ever had”.


Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks 

23 Jun

– Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’ – Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower – No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development Sadiq Khan has refused to review...


Plans to close half of London police stations exposed in leaked emails 

23 Jun

– Memos show front counters will reduce from 73 to 36 –  Sadiq Khan’s team has been formulating plans since December – Includes discussions of how best to spin the closures to the public – Mayor used election campaign...


Susan Hall 

20 Jun

Constituency: Londonwide GLA Conservatives spokesperson on Economy Member of the Economy Committee Member of the Police and Crime Committee Susan was elected as a Harrow Councillor for Hatch End Ward in 2006.


Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


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...


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FixMyStreet »

Cycle lane sign is round the wrong way, 15th August 

15 Aug

Blue contraflow cycle-lane sign at the south end of Philpott Lane is rotated round the wrong way.


Bollards obstructing cycle lane, 26th July 

26 Jul

Bollards have been placed in the cycle lane putting cyclists in danger and reducing the capacity of the cycle lane.


Saturday working, 22nd July 

22 Jul

Council are doing work in Artizan street, only hardly any work done all week, with Saturday working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 16 White Kennet Street, EC3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Bin overflow, 18th July 

18 Jul

Bins overflowing at Whittington gardens Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Bell Wharf Lane, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti all over the place near St.Paul’s, 14th July 

14 Jul

There is graffiti on the wall in front of St.


Graffiti on wall, 4th July 

4 Jul

Someone has sprayed graffiti all over the walls along the entrance to devonshire row.


Pavement bollard knocked over, 3rd July 

3 Jul

Bollard knocked over by reversing lorry.


Graffiti on electric box, 29th June 

29 Jun

Graffiti on a electric box opposite Oasis Coffee stand Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 75 Aldgate High Street, EC3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti opposite Aldgate House, 29th June 

29 Jun

Graffiti has appeared on the brick wall running alongside Aldgate Underground station opposite Aldgate House Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Aldgate Avenue, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Sewage smell, 27th June 

27 Jun

Terrible smell of sewage every day for the last few weeks - it's very noticeable outside Specsavers and a bar called Dirty Martini Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 6 Devonshire Row, EC2 Report...


Silk st moor lane tactile paving missing, 25th June 

25 Jun

Silk st moor lane tactile paving missing + other nearby locations Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 724 Willoughby Highwalk, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Milton st silk st tactile paving missing, 25th June 

25 Jun

Milton st silk st tactile paving missing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Milton Street, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Undershaft junction drop crossing + tactile missing, 25th June 

25 Jun

Undershaft junction sy mary axe drop crossing missing + tactile paving missing Report on FixMyStreet...


St maryaxe pedestian refuge tactile paving missing, 25th June 

25 Jun

St maryaxe pedestian refuge tactile paving missing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 10 St Mary Axe, EC3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Cheapside new change junction pedestrian refuges tactile paving missing, 25th June 

25 Jun

Cheapside new change junction pedestrian refuges tactile paving missing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 150 Cheapside, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


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FOI »

Bank on Safety enforcement 

19 Aug

Request to City of London Corporation by C Wragg .


Emergency plan 

19 Aug

Request to City of London Corporation by Abdul Hai .


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against Viagogo, VGL Services or Viagogo AG since 1 June 2016 

15 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 15 August 2017 .


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against StubHub (and EBay) since 1 June 2016 

15 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 15 August 2017 .


Bank on Safety enforcement 

14 Aug

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by C Wragg on 14 August 2017 .


Bank on Safety enforcement 

10 Aug

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by C Wragg on 10 August 2017 .


Fleet Information 

10 Aug

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Iain Irvin on 10 August 2017 .


Fleet Information 

10 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Iain Irvin on 10 August 2017 .


Waste and recycling collection dates 

8 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Matt Kane on 8 August 2017 .


A unauthorised extension and renovation can be legalised. 

8 Aug

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Hemayet Hossain on 8 August 2017 .


A unauthorised extension and renovation can be legalised. 

7 Aug

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by Hemayet Hossain on 7 August 2017 .


Social housing lets 

31 Jul

Response by City of London Corporation to Elizabeth Wyatt on 31 July 2017 .


Validation process for ensuring ratepayer proof-of-identity 

27 Jul

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Gavin Chait on 27 July 2017 .


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against Viagogo, VGL Services or Viagogo AG since 1 June 2016 

26 Jul

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 26 July 2017 .


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against StubHub (and EBay) since 1 June 2016 

26 Jul

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 26 July 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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LocalGov blogs »
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    18 Aug 17
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    18 Aug 17
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    16 Aug 17
    A deal on customs is important to reducing post-Brexit trade friction, but a new paper from the Institute for Government argues that is only half the story.
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    16 Aug 17
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  • Viewpoint: Local authorities getting Living Wage accreditation encourages local employers to do the same
    16 Aug 17
    A recent guide to the London Living wage highlights the link between local authorities with Living Wage accreditation and a greater number of local employers paying the London Living Wage, Alice Woudhuysen explains.
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    16 Aug 17
    Individualistic leaders such as Donald Trump are utterly misguided – global problems can be solved only through shared, collective leadership John Bryson and Barbara Crosby are co-authors of Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public …
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    15 Aug 17
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    15 Aug 17
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    14 Aug 17
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