Darren has been an elected member of the London Assembly since May 2000. He is also Chair of the Housing Committee. He is a strong advocate of measures to protect tenants and make housing and rents more affordable as well as advocating for measures to reduce traffic, improve public transport and promote cycling and walking. He was a Green councillor in Lewisham from 2002 to 2014 and has twice served as Chair of the London Assembly (2009-10 and 2013-14). During his second term as Chair he gave evidence to the Communities and Local Government Committee on the need for fiscal devolution to cities and city regions and an enhanced role for the London Assembly.
Chair | London Assembly Housing Committee