Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 15 December 2010 10.00 am

Venue: Chamber, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Arnold, Committee Services Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 4421; E-mail:  rebecca.arnold@london.gov.uk; Minicom: 020 7983 4458. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chair's Announcements

To receive any apologies for absence and any announcements from the Chair.

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies for absence were received on behalf of Victoria Borwick AM and Joanne McCartney AM.

 

1.2  During the course of the meeting, the Chair welcomed to the public gallery guests from the Working Men’s College and City University London.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 65 KB

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of memberships of functional bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 2;

 

(b)  Note gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out on the Authority’s gifts and hospitality register; and

 

(c)  declare any other personal or personal prejudicial interests in specific items listed on the agenda over and above those items listed in the table above and including any interests arising from gifts or hospitality received within the previous three years or from the date of election to the London Assembly, whichever is the later, which are not at the time of this meeting reflected on the Authority’s register of gifts and hospitality.

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

(a)   That the relevant Assembly Members’ membership of Functional Bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in Item 2 on the agenda, be noted and recorded as personal interests;

 

(b)   That the Chair’s declaration of a personal interest in Item 4 (Questions to the Mayor), arising from  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Plenary meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 19 January 2011 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

This meeting will principally be used to put questions to the Mayor, Boris Johnson, in his capacity as Chairman of Transport for London, and Peter Hendy, Commissioner, Transport for London, on the work and priorities of Transport for London.

Minutes:

3.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the Assembly would be a Plenary Assembly meeting, which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 19 January 2011 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

3.2  It was noted that this meeting would principally be used to put questions to the Mayor,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

Urgent Motion

 

4.1  The Assembly agreed, in accordance with Standing Order 3.12, to consider an urgent motion regarding changes to the dates for the Assembly’s consideration of the Draft Budget for the GLA Group.

 

4.2  The Chair explained that the reason for urgency was that this meeting was the Assembly's  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 302 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 4 November 2010 to 1 December 2010.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  Resolved:

 

That the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 4 November 2010 to 1 December 2010 be noted.

 

5.2  In accordance with Standing Order 5.4A, the Chair had agreed to allow the Mayor to give an oral update on matters occurring since the publication of his report. The record  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 339 KB

(To be circulated separately)

 

Part A:

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor.

 

Part B:

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

“That the Assembly notes the answers to the questions asked.”

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The record of the discussion, including oral answers given by the Mayor to Members’ questions, is attached as Appendix 2.

 

6.2  The written answers to those questions not asked or answered during the meeting are attached as Appendix 3.

 

6.3  At 12.30pm, during the question and answer  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Motion pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Rebecca Arnold, rebecca.arnold@london.gov.uk tel: 020 7983 4421

 

The Assembly is asked to consider the motion submitted by an Assembly Member.

Minutes:

7.1  It was noted that the motion set out on the agenda in the name of Richard Tracey AM had been withdrawn.

8.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting closed at 12.52pm.

 

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