Ken Livingstone was born in Streatham, South London on 14th June 1945. He joined the London Labour Party in 1969 and in 1970 enrolled at Phillipa Fawcett Teacher Training College. Between 1971 and 1978 he served as a member of Lambeth Council, holding the position of vice-chair of the housing committee from 1971-73. In 1978 […]
The London Assembly is a scrutinising body with 25 elected members. Of these, fourteen are constituency members (they were elected on a direct vote like MP’s and Councillors) and 11 “London members” who are appointed from a list drawn up by each party.