The London Assembly has elected Jennette Arnold AM as its new Chair for 2012/13. Darren Johnson AM has been elected as Deputy Chair. At their Annual Meeting Assembly Members also established a number of committees to examine the Mayor of London’s policies and investigate issues of importance to London.
Chair of the London Assembly Jennette Arnold AM said:
“I am honoured to be serving a third term as Chair of the London Assembly and by the confidence my colleagues have shown in me.
We have just fought a robust election but now is the time for all Assembly Members to join together as we work to improve the quality of life in London across the full scope of the Greater London Authority’s responsibilities.
The Mayor has significant new powers to address regeneration and housing need in the Capital. The Assembly will be watching closely to see that he delivers on his election promises to Londoners, and does so in an efficient and effective manner.”