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The London riots will be in the spotlight at the London Assembly today.
Members will quiz insurance companies over delays in settling claims and will also call on the Government to reform the Riot Damages Act.
Insurance companies are being blamed for holding back the recovery after last year's riots.
A new report says more should have been done to speed up compensation payments. Ruth Banks reports.
London Assembly member John Biggs told London Tonight why last year's riots had more of an impact on smaller high street businesses.
London Assembly member John Biggs told London Tonight that one in three businesses affected by the London riots had not received insurance payments by Christmas last year.
A new report from the London Assembly says more should have been done to speed up compensation payments for businesses hit by last years riots.
The report, Picking up the Pieces, argues that poor coordination and the Government's lack of urgency held back the recovery process.