Last year, the Mayor invited Londoners to share their experiences of London’s air quality and ideas for helping to improve it. Over 15,000 people responded here on Talk London and some of the impact of this participation can now be seen in an announcement today on a new £10 toxicity charge.
Talk London Team's blog posts
- 17th Feb 2017
- 14th Feb 2017
Throughout December and January we invited you to share your views on proposals in the London Fire Brigade’s new London Safety Plan. From response time targets for fire engines to firefighters’ role in the community, there was a lot that we wanted to hear from you on. We’re delighted to say that over 1950 of you took part. We’re very grateful for your views.
So, what happens next?
- 1st Dec 2016
A few weeks ago we ran a survey and several discussion threads on policing and crime in London. Close to 8,000 Londoners gave us their views. These have been used to develop the draft Police and Crime Plan, launched today.
So, what did you tell us?
- 16th Nov 2016
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, has this message to all who took part in our survey and discussions on policing and crime in the capital:
"Three weeks ago we launched a survey on Talk London to understand how Londoners felt about policing and crime across the capital.
The survey asked for your views on issues such as local policing, safety on public transport, keeping young people safe, tackling violence against women & girls, hate crime and extremism. I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you very much for taking part.
- 16th Nov 2016
The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, recently published a new vision for London: A City for All Londoners. Covering everything from land use and transport through to culture and health, this document aims to capture both our city’s top challenges, and its opportunities. In light of these, it also seeks to outline what City Hall will work on over the next four years; dealing with the pressures that come with growth, uniting through our unique culture, celebrating diversity and lots more.
- 12th Oct 2016
The ultimate aim of work carried out at City Hall is to create the conditions within which all Londoners can thrive. How do we create communities within which Londoners want to live, work and play? What are the actions that we can collectively take to make London the safest and best big city in the world?
- 10th Oct 2016
Soon after his election in May, the Mayor invited Londoners to share their experiences and ideas about improving air quality. More than 15,000 people responded to this consultation here on Talk London.
- 5th Oct 2016
Over 1,000 of you took part in our latest Talking Points survey – a great response! This time around we wanted to understand more about how you experience your local high streets, and also how you coped with recent heat waves in the capital.
- 13th Sep 2016
Thanks so much to the 15,000 Londoners who took part in the Mayor’s consultation on plans to tackle air pollution in the capital. We asked for your views on a range of measures to tackle the city’s air pollution problem in one of the largest public consultations undertaken at City Hall.
- 29th Jul 2016
Pollution in London is a public health priority, and over 9,400 Londoners die early every year due to air pollution. Sadiq Khan has plans to improve your health by cleaning up London’s air and wanted to hear your ideas. More than 14,500 Londoners took part in the consultation, with hundreds of you also sharing detailed views on our discussion threads. Here’s Sadiq himself, who wanted to thank you directly and let you know how your views will be used.
- 23rd Jun 2016Earlier this year we featured a discussion and Talking Points survey on community-led regeneration and crowdfunding. City Hall’s Regeneration team were looking to understand Londoners’ levels of involvement with community groups, opinions on how local development projects should be run, and awareness of potential ways of funding them.
- 1st Jun 2016
Almost 1,000 of you took part in our latest Talking Points survey on car-free zones and ageing in the capital, providing valuable insight to the new Mayor on these important topics.
- 21st Mar 2016
One of our latest Talking Points has been the level of sugar in Londoners’ diets, and some of Public Health England’s recommendations for reducing this. Over 700 of you took our short survey.
Sugar consumption is strongly linked to obesity levels in both adults and children. 38% of adults in London are classified as overweight, with a further 20% classified as obese.
- 21st Jan 2016
Thank you to all Talk London members who took part in the recent consultation on changes to private hire vehicle regulations. Over 850 of you responded to this important consultation on the future of taxi and private services, providing vital information to Transport for London (TfL) on the views of taxi and private hire passengers.
- 13th Jan 2016
Thank you to all who took part in our Annual London Survey in November.
More than 4,000 Londoners took the time to share their views on what makes London a great place to live, and which aspects of life in the capital could do with some improvement. This blog sums up the headline results, but you can view all of the results over on the London Datastore too.
- 9th Oct 2015
At City Hall we carry out telephone polls every quarter to gauge the views of Londoners. In July, 1,003 Londoners took part, answering questions on renting in London, smartphone use, online shopping and airports.
- 8th Oct 2015
We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who took the Talk London satisfaction survey recently. More than 350 Talk Londoners took part to tell us what you think of the community – a great response.
Since Talk London was launched in 2012, community members have joined in with hundreds of discussions, surveys and focus groups. With our third anniversary just gone, we wanted to hear community members’ experiences of Talk London – and especially what we can do better. Here’s what we heard:
Influencing our decisions
- 22nd Jul 2015
Over 300 of you took part in our fourth Talking Points survey through June and July. This time around we wanted to know your views on major sporting events in the capital, and also delve more deeply on the topic of high streets.
Major sporting events
- 17th Jul 2015
- 8th Jul 2015
- 15th Jun 2015
Londoners should be involved in how their city is run, and there are a few key ways to have a say.
- 26th May 2015
We recently ran our third Talking Points survey and yet again had a great response with over 500 of you taking part, sharing your experiences and views of your energy supply and broadband connection. A big thank you to all those who took part - read on to find out more about what you told us.
Energy supply and demand
- 22nd Apr 2015
A big thank you to all Talk Londoners who took part in our survey on the artworks displayed on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth. Read on to find out what we heard overall.
Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle is your favourite
- 21st Apr 2015
Throughout the year the Mayor delivers a number of festivals and cultural events such as Eid, St Patrick’s Day, Vaisakhi and Diwali, to celebrate London’s cultural diversity and give Londoners the opportunity to get involved in various arts and cultural activities.
- 13th Apr 2015
The London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee has published its report into the scale and impact of cyber-crime in London, Tightening the Net. This makes recommendations to the Met Police and Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) on tackling crimes committed online, and includes contributions from Talk London members, who were contacted following the bi-monthly Talking Points survey in January.