Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 9 March 2011 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:  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 Steve O’Connell AM.

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the meeting a delegation of overseas visitors who were attending as part of a course organised by the Royal Institute of Public Administration.

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 107 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 2 February 2011 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee received the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 2 February 2011.

 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 2 February 2011 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 82 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 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 outstanding and completed actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee be noted.

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 55 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 recent action taken by a Member of the Committee under delegated authority.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat setting out recent action taken under delegated authority.

5.2  Additionally, the Committee’s response to the consultation on the London and South East Route Utilisation Strategy, agreed under delegated authority in consultation with party Group Lead Members, was tabled  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Congestion on the Road Network pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Ian O’Sullivan, ian.osullivan@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 6540

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report and put questions to representatives of the Mayor’s Office, Transport for London, the RAC Foundation, the Road Haulage Association and the London Borough of Islington.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to the following representatives from the Mayor’s Office, Transport for London (TfL), the RAC Foundation, the Road Haulage Association and the London Borough of Islington:

·  Garrett Emmerson, Chief Operating Officer, London  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Proposal for an Investigation into the State of the London Underground pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Laura Warren, laura.warren@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 6545

 

The Committee is recommended to agree to carry out an investigation into the state of the London Underground, with the following terms of reference:

 

·  To explore the recent performance of the Tube and TfL’s progress with the upgrade programme including for each London Underground line; and, in light of the findings

 

·  To identify any actions that the Mayor and TfL should take to improve the performance of the Tube and the delivery of the upgrade programme.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the Committee agreed to carry out an investigation into the state of the London Underground, with the following terms of reference:

·  To explore the recent performance of the Tube and TfL’s progress with the upgrade  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Responses to the Committee's Report on Accessibility of the Transport Network pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Laura Warren, laura.warren@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 6545

 

The Committee is recommended to note the responses received to its report, Accessibility of the transport network, and identifies any action it wishes to take in light of these responses.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the responses to the Committee’s report, Accessibility of the transport network be noted.

9.

Transport Committee Work Programme 2010/11 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 agree the work programme as set out in the report, including the proposal for work relating to the London Boroughs’ use of Local Implementation Plan funding as set out at paragraph 4.11 of the report.

Minutes:

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

 

9.2  Resolved:

 

That the work programme as set out in the report be agreed, including the proposal for work relating to the London Boroughs’ use of Local Implementation Plan funding as set out at paragraph 4.11 of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Tuesday 17 May 2011 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

10.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled to be held on 17 May 2011 at 10am in the Chamber, subject to confirmation of the timetable of Assembly meetings at the next Annual Meeting of the Assembly.

11.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

11.1  There were no items of other business.

11.2  On behalf of the Committee, the Deputy Chair thanked the Chair for her work on the Committee over the course of the year.

12.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

12.1  The meeting ended at 12.28pm.

 

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