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Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 2.00 pm, Audit and Risk Management Committee 

23 May

Audit and Risk Management Committee: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 2.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 9.30 am, Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee 

23 May

Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 9.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 9.30 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

23 May

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 9.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6.30 pm, Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee 

22 May

Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee: Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6.30 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 31st May, 2017 12.00 pm, Highgate Wood Consultative Group 

22 May

Highgate Wood Consultative Group: Wednesday, 31st May, 2017 12.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 11th May, 2017 1.45 pm, The City Bridge Trust Committee 

22 May

The City Bridge Trust Committee: Thursday, 11th May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 30th May, 2017 1.45 pm, Performance and Resource Management Sub (Police) Committee 

22 May

Performance and Resource Management Sub (Police) Committee: Tuesday, 30th May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 1.45 pm, Investment Committee 

22 May

Investment Committee: Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 22nd May, 2017 1.45 pm, Corporate Asset Sub (Finance) Committee 

22 May

Corporate Asset Sub (Finance) Committee: Monday, 22nd May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 12th May, 2017 12.15 pm, West Ham Park Committee 

22 May

West Ham Park Committee: Friday, 12th May, 2017 12.15 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 12th May, 2017 11.30 am, Open Spaces and City Gardens 

22 May

Open Spaces and City Gardens: Friday, 12th May, 2017 11.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 11th May, 2017 11.30 am, Community & Children’s Services Committee 

22 May

Community Children's Services Committee: Thursday, 11th May, 2017 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 30th May, 2017 11.00 am, Culture, Heritage and Libraries Committee 

19 May

Culture, Heritage and Libraries Committee: Tuesday, 30th May, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 19th May, 2017 11.30 am, Standards Committee 

19 May

Standards Committee: Friday, 19th May, 2017 11.30 am...


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

19 May

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


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London Assembly »

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...


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...


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FixMyStreet »

Deep pot hole, 20th May 

20 May

Deep pot hole Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 83 Moorgate, EC2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti, 18th May 

18 May

Graffiti on telco box.


Graffiti, 15th May 

15 May

On side of bridge on Queen Victoria st near pub and station Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 165 Queen Victoria Street, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Hi, 13th May 

13 May

Test Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 109 Lower Thames Street, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Dead pigeon, 11th May 

11 May

Dead pigeon opposite public benches, south gardens inside St Paul grounds.


Food packaging and litter in East Passage, 27th April 

27 Apr

Been here since last week, this street has not been cleaned in days! Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 87 Long Lane, EC1 Report on 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.


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FOI »

Housing Related Support Contracts 

18 May

Response by City of London Corporation to A Hare on 18 May 2017 .


Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Section 31) 

15 May

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Gavin Chait on 15 May 2017 .


Use of Agency Social Workers 

10 May

Response by City of London Corporation to Mary Watts on 10 May 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

10 May

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 10 May 2017 .


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

10 May

Response by Common Council of the City of London to A.


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

10 May

Clarification sent to Common Council of the City of London by A.


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

9 May

Response by Common Council of the City of London to A.


Transport Service Information 

9 May

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Ibin Taha on 9 May 2017 .


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

9 May

Request sent to Common Council of the City of London by A.


Funding for Aldgate Project 

8 May

Internal review request sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 8 May 2017 .


Non Traditional House Types 

8 May

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Lisa Wilson on 8 May 2017 .


Non Traditional House Types 

8 May

Response by City of London Corporation to Lisa Wilson on 8 May 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

4 May

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 4 May 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

28 Apr

Internal review request sent to City of London Corporation by Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 28 April 2017 .


Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Section 31) 

28 Apr

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Gavin Chait on 28 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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    18 May 17
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    18 May 17
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    18 May 17
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    17 May 17
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    17 May 17
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    16 May 17
    The UK will only reap the benefits of taking back control of trade policy if government radically changes the way it operates.  Published today by the Institute for Government (IfG), Taking Back Control of Trade Policy says that despite the…
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