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The London Assembly is an elected body that supervises the Greater London Authority and the Mayor of London. It has power to scrutinise the Mayor and authority, conduct investigations, to amend the budget and to initiate proposals. The Greater London Authority (GLA) administers the 1579 sq. ... The current Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone. ...

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Makeup

There are 14 constituencies, each with one member, and then a further 11 members elected from a party lists to make the total members from each party proportional to the votes cast for that party across the whole of London. Members of the Assembly have the 'AM' after their names. The Additional Member System is used for the list members. The current state of the parties in the Assembly is: The Additional Member System (AMS) is a voting system where some representatives are elected from geographic constituencies and others are elected under proportional representation from party lists. ...

    Party Seats Current Assembly
2000 2004
  Conservative 9 9                  
  Labour 9 7                  
  Liberal Democrat 4 5                  
  Green 3 2                  
  Veritas 0 2                  

Both Veritas members were elected on the United Kingdom Independence Party list but defected in February 2005 to the newly-formed party. The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Green Party of England and Wales emerged as a distinct party in the 1990s. ... Veritas is a United Kingdom political party, formed in 2005 as a split from the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is an Eurosceptical political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ...


Constituency Members

See London Assembly constituencies for a list of London boroughs each constituency covers. Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... The administrative area of Greater London contains 32 London Boroughs, of which twelve (plus the City of London) make up Inner London and twenty Outer London. ...

London Assembly constituencies
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Constituency Member Party
Barnet and Camden Brian Coleman Conservative
Bexley and Bromley Bob Neill Conservative
Brent and Harrow Robert Blackman Conservative
City and East John Biggs Labour
Croydon and Sutton Andrew Pelling Conservative
Ealing and Hillingdon Richard Barnes Conservative
Enfield and Haringey Joanne McCartney Labour
Greenwich and Lewisham Len Duvall Labour
Havering and Redbridge Roger Evans Conservative
Lambeth and Southwark Valerie Shawcross Labour
Merton and Wandsworth Elizabeth Howlett Conservative
North East Jennette Arnold Labour
South West Tony Arbour Conservative
West Central Angie Bray Conservative

File links The following pages link to this file: London Assembly Categories: GFDL images ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Brian Coleman is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for Barnet and Camden. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Bob Neill is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for Bexley and Bromley. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Robert John Blackman (born circa 1956) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... John Biggs is a Labour Party politician and member of the London Assembly representing City and East London. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Andrew Pelling is a British Conservative politician. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Richard Barnes is a politician and member of the London Assembly for Ealing and Hillingdon. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Joanne McCartney is a British Labour Party politician and barrister. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Len Duvall OBE is a Labour Party politician and member of the London Assembly. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Roger Evans is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for Havering and Redbridge. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Valerie Shawcross CBE is a Labour Party politician and member of the London Assembly for Lambeth and Southwark. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Elizabeth Howlett is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for Merton and Wandsworth. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Jennette Arnold is a Labour Party politician and member of the London Assembly. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Tony Arbour is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for South West London. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Greater London is divided into a number of constituencies for London Assembly elections. ... Angie Bray is a Conservative Party politician and member of the London Assembly for West Central London. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ...

London-wide Members

The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Graham Norman Tope, Baron Tope is a Liberal Democrat politician. ... Sally Hamwee, Baroness Hamwee is a Liberal Democrat politician. ... Mike Tuffrey is a Liberal Democrat politician and member of the London Assembly. ... Dee Doocey is a British Liberal Democrat politician and businesswoman. ... Geoff Pope is a Liberal Democrat politician and member of the London Assembly. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Nicky Gavron is a English politician, Deputy Mayor of London, a member of the London Assembly and the former Labour candidate for the 2004 Mayor of London elections. ... Murad Qureshi is a British Labour Party politician. ... The Green Party of England and Wales emerged as a distinct party in the 1990s. ... Categories: Green politicians | Members of the London Assembly | People stubs ... Darren Johnson For the New York politician, see Darren Johnson (New York). ... Veritas is a United Kingdom political party, formed in 2005 as a split from the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is an Eurosceptical political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... Damian Hockney is a British politician and deputy leader of the new Veritas party. ... Peter Hulme-Cross is a politician in the United Kingdom. ...

See also

Constituency (First-Past-the-Post) results Top up (Additional Member System) results Overall turnout: 32. ... An election to the Assembly of London took place on June 10, 2004, along with the London mayoral election, 2004. ... Toby Harris, Baron Harris of Haringey is a Labour Party politician in the House of Lords. ... Meg Hillier is a Labour Party and Co-operative Party Member of Parliament and former member of the London Assembly for North East London. ... Diana Johnson (b. ...

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