MPs to hear from two local government academics on recent legislation affecting the Greater London Authority and to assess the powers and operation of the London Assembly
Wednesday 5 June 2013, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
- Professor John Stewart, Emeritus Professor of Local Government, University of Birmingham
- Professor Tony Travers, Visiting Professor, Department of Government, London School of Economics
The opening session of this inquiry will provide the Committee with an opportunity to hear from two local government academics on recent legislation affecting the Greater London Authority. It will also be an opportunity to assess the powers and operation of the London Assembly, and to compare London with other mayoral models.
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