MQT late LFB answers Sept Oct 2020

LFB Transformation and COVID-9 Question No: 2020/3466 Andrew Dismore How have budget changes due to COVID-19 impacted the LFB Transformation? Answer for LFB Transformation and COVID-9 The Mayor Last updated: 20 October, 2020 Officers are drafting a response   LFB Transformation and COVID-9 The Mayor Last updated: 23 November, 2020 The GLA Group faces a forecast £493 million budget shortfall […]

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Damning report by the National Audit Office into the Government’s emergency COVID procurements

Read the full report here. Highlights: 1) Contracts worth £18bn were awarded, £10.5bn of these with ZERO competition 2) Spending controls were not applied due to the seniority of staff working on contracts 3) Gov did not set out a process to mitigate risks such as bias or conflicts of interest 4) A “high-priority lane” was set up for firms […]

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Dismore raises Government’s inadequate response to London fire risk

At today’s London Assembly Mayor’s Question Time Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM questioned the Mayor over the Government response to fire risk in London’s built environment. Mr Dismore said: ‘Is the Government taking seriously the risks to ordinary Londoners in London’s built environment? ‘Of the 251 tall buildings in London with ACM cladding, 173 […]

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