Other London News - June 2018

Grenfell Tower inquiry panel broadened in apparent U-turn – BBC News, May 2018

The government has agreed that two experts will sit with the judge investigating the Grenfell Tower fire, following pressure from campaigners.

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London’s datastore and dashboard update – GLA, May 2018

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Mayor launches initiative to address the lack of women leaders – London Assembly, May 2018

  • Men currently dominate leadership roles in every industry 
  • Mayor’s new initiative, ‘Our Time’, will break down barriers and support more women into leadership roles in London 
  • Sadiq challenges employers across the city to take action to address gender inequality in the workplace as part of #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign

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Sadiq Khan: My junk food ad ban is vital for fighting child obesity – Evening Standard, May 2018

London has one of the highest childhood obesity rates in Europe, with four out of 10 children aged 10 and 11 overweight or obese.

This issue can’t just be swept under the carpet — it is unfairly harming the future life chances of so many young Londoners.

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