Scrapping the Vagrancy Act which "criminalises those on the streets" can end the homeless crisis, Lib Dem national leader Jo Swinson promised when she came face-to-face in Whitechapel today with men and women who have been on the streets.
Last week, the City Hall Fire Committee, which I chair, published the London Fire Brigade's (LFB) report on the Grenfell Tower fire, setting out the progress they have made in learning the lessons identified, acknowledged, and acted upon.
At the start of the month, I attended New City College's Student Achievement Awards ceremony and it was fantastic to see a further education campus in Tower Hamlets making such a positive difference to the lives of young and adult learners alike.
The government's cruel austerity scheme has been devastating for our education services. Schools up and down the country are struggling to cope with cuts, alongside a funding shortfall for Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) services.