The London Assembly has voted against the Mayor's plans for affordable housing, but Boris Johnson will still be able to push them through. Despite a twelve to nine majority vote, the motion did not achieve the two thirds needed to stop the plans.
Boris Johnson will be able to press ahead with changes to affordable housing even though the London Assembly voted by a majority to reject the plan. The motion did not achieve the two thirds majority needed to make the the mayor think again. The full results were:
9 votes against the motion to reject the Mayor’s London Plan
12 votes for the motion to reject the Mayor’s proposals