Len Duvall OBE

Greenwich and Lewisham

Responsibilities for 2019-20

  • Leader of the Labour Group
  • Chair of the GLA Oversight Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Budget and Performance Sub-Committee
  • Member of the Audit Panel
  • Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee
  • Member of the Police and Crime Committee

Key issues

  • Economic development and regeneration
  • Policing and crime


Previous life experience
Before becoming a politician Len worked in local government and the voluntary sector.

  • 1990 – 2001 Member of Greenwich Council
  • 1990 – 1992 Deputy Leader of Greenwich Council
  • 1992 – 2000 Leader of Greenwich Council
  • Former Deputy Chair of the Association of London Government
  • Former member of the London Fire Authority.
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Local Government Information Unit
  • Founder member of the New Local Government Network.
  • Founder member and Chair of Thames Gateway London Partnership
  • Former Chair of the Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government
  • Former Non–executive Director of Millennium Experience Ltd
  • Former member of the Council of Europe and Chamber of the Regions
  • 1998 – 2005 Chair of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum
  • In 1998 he was awarded an OBE for his contribution to London Local Government.

Special interest

  • Economic development and regeneration.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.