Jenny Jones takes the chair
London Assembly Member Jenny Jones has been appointed to the role of Chair of the Planning and Housing Committee.
Jones, the leader of the Green Group, is a former green transport advisor in the previous Mayoral administration. She has also served as deputy mayor, chair of London Food, and is a former Chair of the Green Party in England and Wales.
Between 2006 and 2010, she was a councillor in her home borough of Southwark. An archaeologist, prior to her political career, Jones was named as one of 200 ‘women of achievement by Buckingham Palace in 2004.