Jennette Arnold OBE AM has been a member of the London Assembly since 2000. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Assembly and a member of the London Assembly's Police and Crime Committee.
Initially a London-wide member, since 2004 Jennette has represented the North East London constituency of Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest. Jennette’s work focuses on the key strategic issues that impact directly on the lives of her constituents – improved transport services, crime reduction and affordable housing. She is also a champion in the fight against any form of injustice and discrimination.
Jennette continues to work hard in securing the promised legacy from the 2012 Games for local people - increased skills and employment together with the transformation of a part of London that was desolate and contaminated. She has traditionally focused on police accountability; community relations; and increased support for the victims and witnesses of crime. She has held the post of the Chair of the London Assembly during 2008/9, 2011/12 and 2012/13.
Under the previous mayoral administration, Jennette chaired the London Cultural Strategy Group, which shaped the first Mayoral Cultural Strategy and helped bring the Olympic Games to London. She was also Chair of the London Health Commission, campaigning successfully for national legislation to ensure a smoke free London.
In 2010 Jennette was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for her services to local government and the community of London.
Read more about Jennette's local work on her personal website here.
Jennette Arnold OBE AM
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