Mayor of London quizzed in Brent
4 November 2016
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, was quizzed about a range of issues as he chose Brent for his first People's Question Time event yesterday 3 November.
Hundreds of residents from across Brent and further afield flocked to Brent Civic Centre, opposite Wembley Stadium, to hear the Mayor answer questions on a range of topics from transport, housing and hate crime to female genital mutilation, inward investment, Brexit and poor air quality.
Cllr Muhammed Butt, Brent Council Leader, said: "It was fantastic to welcome the Mayor of London to Brent Civic Centre for his first People's Question Time and even better to have a packed hall full of residents asking challenging and thought provoking questions. "Of course London has it's challenges just like any other city but London is the greatest city on earth and we in Brent will play our part in working closely with the Mayor to deliver his priorities." The free, twice-yearly event is an opportunity for Londoners to quiz the Mayor and Assembly members on the issues facing the capital. The event was chaired by Navin Shah AM, London Assembly Member for Brent and Harrow.