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Mayor marks centenary of women’s suffrage

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today (6th February 2018) revealed that artist Gillian Wearing’s Millicent Fawcett statue is set to feature names and portraits of women and men who were central to the suffrage movement. He was speaking at a specially-commissioned exhibition, featuring life-sized images of women and men on the plinth of the statue, in Trafalgar… Read More »

Mayor calls on Ofcom to address lack of diversity

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called on broadcasting regulator Ofcom to adopt new measures to improve the current lack of diversity in the UK’s broadcasting industry. In a letter to Sharon White, Chief Executive of broadcasting regulator Ofcom, Sadiq Khan sets out proposals to ensure better BAME diversity both on and off-screen. Chief Executive of Ofcom… Read More »

London’s gender pay gap is ‘unacceptable’

Sadiq Khan today hit out at the ‘unacceptable’ pay gap between men and women as he published full gender pay details of all organisations in the Greater London Authority (GLA) family – including Transport for London, the Metropolitan Police and the London Fire Brigade. Earlier this year, the Mayor honoured a manifesto pledge by publishing gender pay data for all… Read More »

Mayor’s new slimmed-down TFL Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today (6th September 2016) announced his appointments to a new slimmed-down TfL Board that better represents the diversity of the capital.  Seven women and five men will join the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Transport Val Shawcross on the Board, with a further member to represent workers to be nominated by the… Read More »

Mayor appoints Edmund Truell as chair of London Pensions Fund Association

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has today (15th December 2012) appointed Edmund Truell, as the Chairman of the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA). The LPFA is the largest local government pensions scheme provider in London and one of the largest in the UK. The LPFA is home to some 200 “not for profit” employers, with more than… Read More »