The London Assembly is calling for more action to help thousands of people going hungry in the capital, including school children.
Social housing residents may lose some of their housing benefits if they have an extra bedroom.
A London Assembly report has warned that emergency measures are needed to help London's high streets.
London Assembly Member Andrew Dismore launched a report today on how to boost the capital's flagging high streets.
Ria Chatterjee has been to see a scheme in Camden which is trying to keep struggling high streets open for business.
Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris gets to the nub of today's row at City Hall.
The simple question in the police headcount row is this: How many extra officers will be on the streets in 2015? @itvlondon
Will it be 1,182 as claimed by Boris Johnson? Or will it be 56 as suspected by Labour? @itvlondon
Johnson: There will be an increase of 1,182 police officers in boroughs. @itvlondon
JM: "You have not enlightened us". BJ: "It is very difficult to enlighten someone who reuses to be enlightened". @itvlondon
McCartney says Labour has asked the UK Statistics Authority to investigate. @itvlondon
Johnson: The critical thing is the police are getting numbers out from the backroom. @itvlondon
Johnson to McCartney: I wasn't aware of the discrepancy and when we dug into it I think you were misinformed. @itvlondon
Johnson: I'm not accusing you of willful ignorance or willful misunderstanding...@itvlondon
Johnson: If there is a way of coming up with a new target for rape and sexual violence, then we shall look into it. @itvlondon
Labour's Joanne McCartney accuses the mayor of using a bogus headcount in his police and crime plan. @itvlondon
McCartney claims the number of police officers used in the public consultation is wrong by 1,100. @itvlondon
More from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris:
Johnson: The 20/20 vision is there as another bench-marking tool but it's not the only one. @itvlondon
Johnson and Hogan-Howe are asked why rape is not included in the list of seven targeted crimes. @itvlondon
Labour's Fiona Twycross: "It is simply not acceptable." @itvlondon
Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris is tweeting about developments at a London Assembly Police and Crime Committee hearing.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, are being quizzed on the draft policing plan for London.
Boris Johnson and Bernard Hogan-Howe are being questioned by the London Assembly Police & Crime Committee. @itvlondon
The pair are being quizzed about the 20/20 challenge - cut crime, cut costs and boost confidence by 20% @itvlondon
Johnson is asked if the 20/20 slogan is a gimmick? @itvlondon