Agenda and minutes
Planning and Housing Committee
Tuesday 29 November 2011 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 4, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. View directions

Contact: Dale Langford, Committee Officer; telephone: 020 7983 4415; email:  dale.langford@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 from Navin Shah AM, for whom Murad Qureshi AM attended as a substitute, and from Steve O’Connell AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 59 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 in 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 Members’ declarations of memberships of Functional Bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 2 on the agenda, be noted as personal interests; and

 

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Housing Committee held on 18 October 2011 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Housing Committee held on 18 October 2011 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Dale Langford, dale.langford@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4415

 
The Committee is recommended to note the completed and outstanding actions
arising from previous meetings of the 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 previous meetings of the Committee be noted.

5.

Community Involvement in Planning in London pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Alexandra Beer, alexandra.beer@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4947

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report as background to putting questions to experts on community involvement in the planning system.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  The following invited guests attended the meeting to answer the Committee’s questions:

·  Dean James, Planning Policy Officer, London Borough of Sutton;

·  Joanna Hammond, Neighbourhood Planning Team Leader, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea;

·  Giles Dolphin, Assistant  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Response to the Mayor's Revised Housing Strategy pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Paul Watling, paul.watling@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4393

 

The Committee is recommended to note the response to the Mayor’s revised Housing Strategy Initial Proposals.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the response to the Mayor’s revised Housing Strategy Initial Proposals, be noted.

7.

Planning and Housing Committee Work Programme 2011/12 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Paul Watling; paul.watling@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4393

 

The Committee is recommended to note its work programme and the main items for the year 2011/12.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the work programme and the main items for the year 2011/12, be noted.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 1 February 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee would be held on Wednesday 1 February 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business.

10.

The Earl's Court and West Kensington Opportunity Area - Briefing from GLA Officers pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Richard Derecki; richard.derecki@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4899

 

The Committee is recommended to note the briefing on the Earl’s Court and West Kensington Opportunity Area from GLA officers and the answers to follow-up questions.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

10.2  Tony Arbour AM raised with the Chair the objection of the Members of the Conservative Group on the Committee to the discussion of an individual planning matter that was not of a London-wide, strategic nature and sought  ...  view the full minutes text for item 10.

11.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting ended at 12.02pm.

 

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