Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 23 May 2012 10.00 am

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

Contact: John Barry, Senior Committee Officer Telephone: 020 7983 4425; E-mail:  [email protected]; 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 from Kit Malthouse AM and Victoria Borwick AM

1.2  The Chair advised the London Assembly that she and the statutory Deputy Mayor, Victoria Borwick AM, had just returned from a trip to Oslo, Norway, where they had taken part in an event to commemorate  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 64 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;  and

 

(b)   That gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out in the Authority’s gifts and hospitality  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 290 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 1 March to 9 May.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 1 March to 9 May 2012.

 

3.2  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 of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 302 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:

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

 

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

 

4.3  During the course of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Future Plenary Meetings

London Assembly (Plenary) Meeting – 20 June 2012

 

It is proposed that the Assembly use the 20 June 2012 Plenary meeting to hold a Functional Body Question Time with Transport for London.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the Assembly, under section 61 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999, requires the attendance of the Mayor, Boris Johnson (in his capacity as Chair of Transport for London) and Peter Hendy (Commissioner, Transport for London) at the 20 June 2012 London Assembly (Plenary) meeting, for which notice will be given in accordance with section 62 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 in due course, to answer questions in relation to the policies and work of Transport for London.

Minutes:

5.1  The Assembly considered proposals to hold a Functional Body Question Time with Transport for London at the 20 June 2012 Assembly Plenary meeting.

5.2  Resolved:

That it be agreed that the Assembly, under section 61 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999, require the attendance of the Mayor, Boris  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 13 June 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

6.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the Assembly would be a Mayor’s Question Time meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 13 June 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There was no urgent business requiring consideration.

8.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting closed at 12.59pm.