Annual State of London Debate with the Mayor of London

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Date of event: Thursday 24 June 2010

Time:   6pm – 8.30pm (doors open / media registration from 5pm)

Venue:   Online at: /
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There are also a limited number of tickets to attend the debate at City Hall, 110 The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA.

In a first for events hosted by the Greater London Authority, Londoners will be able  to question the Mayor using Twitter, radio and via  the GLA website.    A limited number of tickets are also available for people wishing to attend the debate at City Hall.

Topics covered in the debate with the Mayor will be wide-ranging, from his Annual Report to his plans for spending in the capital, the economy, environment, policing and transport.

Alongside the State of London Debate and running at the same time, there will be two discussion sessions where Londoners can question the Mayor’s senior team on the following  topics:

Economy & Policing – with Anthony Browne, Mayoral Policy Director for Economic Development and Kit Malthouse, Deputy Mayor for Policing

Environment & Transport – with Isabel Dedring, Mayoral Advisor on the Environment and Kulveer Ranger, Mayoral Advisor on Transport.

There will be live links from the discussion rooms to the Chamber during the evening.

The event will be chaired by LBC 97.3FM breakfast show presenter, Nick Ferrari.


How to get involved in this year’s State of London Debate:

Online – by watching the event live on the GLA website at: and submitting questions during the event

Radio – LBC 97.3 FM will be offering a schedule of programmes including phone-in sessions and the opportunity to meet and question the Mayor in person. For listing details go to:

Twitter – Londoners can follow the event on Twitter and submit questions during the event @mayoroflondon

Tickets – Members of the public can attend either the debate with the Mayor in the Chamber or go to the discussion rooms and put questions directly to the Mayor's advisors on the Economy, Environment, Policing and Transport. 

To enter the draw for the ticket giveaway, Londoners can go to   a or call 020 7983 4762 (answerphone service)


May 18, 2010