Agenda and minutes
Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee
Thursday 24 March 2011 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 5, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. View directions

Contact: John Barry, Senior Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 4425; E-mail:  john.barry@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 were received on behalf of Tony Arbour AM, Andrew Boff AM, and Dee Doocey AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The Committee 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 the 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 at Item 2 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 in the previous three years, as set out on  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee held on 15 February 2011 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee received the minutes of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee meeting of 15 February 2011.

 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee held on 15 February 2011 be agreed as a correct record to be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  John Barry; john.barry@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4425 

The Committee is recommended to note the completed and outstanding actions
arising from a previous meeting of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

4.2  Resolved:

That the completed and outstanding actions arising from a previous meeting of the Committee be noted.

5.

Just the Ticket: The ticketing arrangements for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Elizabeth Williams; elizabeth.williams@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4394 

 

The Committee is recommended to agree the Committee’s report: Just the Ticket: the ticketing arrangements for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

  That the Committee’s report, Just the Ticket: the ticketing arrangements for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, be agreed.

 

5.3  In accordance with Standing Orders, the Chair took the following three items of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Proposed Review Into the Mayor's Role in Economic Development pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Elizabeth Williams; elizabeth.williams@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4394 

 

The Committee is recommended to agree the terms of reference for the proposed investigation on the Mayor’s role in Economic Development, as set out in paragraph 4.28 of the report.

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

6.2  In discussion, Members proposed that the scope of the investigation be widened to include the role in economic development of Mayoral Development Corporations.

 

6.3  Resolved:

 

That, subject to the comments recorded above, the terms of reference for  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee Work Programme 2010/11 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Elizabeth Williams; elizabeth.williams@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4394 

 

The Committee is recommended to note its work programme for 2010/11 and priorities for 2011/12, agreed in February 2011.

Minutes:

7.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat setting out its work programme for 2010/11 and priorities for 2011/12.

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

  That the Committee’s work programme for 2010/11 and priorities for 2011/12 be noted.

8.

Review Into the Skills and Employment Opportunities During the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Time Period pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Sarah Hurcombe; sarah.hurcombe@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 6542

 

The Committee is recommended to put questions to the invited guests and note the answers given in response.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to the following invited guests:

·  Neale Coleman, Director of London 2012 Coordination, Greater London Authority;

·  Paul Deighton, Chief Executive, The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG);

·  Jean Tomlin,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 24 May 2011 at 10.00am in Committee Room 5.

Minutes:

9.1  The next meeting of the Committee, subject to agreement at the meeting of the Annual Assembly, was scheduled to be held on 24 May 2011 at 10.00am.

10.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

10.1  There were no items of other business.

11.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting finished at 11.46am.

 

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