Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Tuesday 13 November 2012 10.00 am

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

Contact: Dale Langford, Senior Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 4415; E-mail:  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 Steve O’Connell AM, for whom Gareth Bacon AM attended as a substitute Member, and from Andrew Dismore AM and Valerie Shawcross CBE AM.

 

1.2  The Chair announced that Stephen Locke had been appointed as Chair of London TravelWatch from 1 December 2012.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

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

 

(b)  Declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in specific items listed on the agendaand take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)  Additionally declare any relevant interests (including any interests arising from gifts and hospitality received which are not at the time of the meeting reflected on the Authority’s register of gifts and hospitality, and noting also the advice from the GLA’s Monitoring Officer set out at Agenda Item 2) and take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

(a)   That the list of memberships of functional bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests;

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 18 October 2012 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Committee received the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 18 October 2012.

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 18 October 2012 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 70 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.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

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

5.

Review of Transport for the 2012 Games and the Transport Legacy pdf icon PDF 67 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 report and put questions to the invited guests on transport for the 2012 Games and the transport legacy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

·  Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Board Member, Transport for London (TfL);

·  Mark Evers, Director of Games Transport, TfL;

·  Dave Ward, Olympic Delivery Director, Network Rail; and

·  Michael Roberts,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Proposal for an Investigation into Airport Capacity pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree the proposal for an investigation into airport capacity including the proposed terms of reference, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report;

 

(b)  Recommend to the GLA Oversight Committee that expenditure of up to £20,000 be authorised to commission an external contractor to provide external technical advice and support for the investigation; and

 

(c)  Note that the Executive Director of the Secretariat, in consultation with the Chair, will commission the external contractor to carry out the external technical advice and support, subject to the GLA Oversight Committee approving the recommendation.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  The Committee agreed that, because the issue of aviation covered a particularly wide range of issues, including health, environment and the economy, the GLA Oversight Committee should be invited to comment on the investigation as well as  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree the work programme as set out in the report, including the proposal to undertake work on river crossings in order to produce a response to Transport for London’s consultation on new river crossings between east and south east London; and

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with Party Group Lead Members, to agree the proposal for the Committee’s work on river crossings.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the work programme as set out in the report, including the proposal to undertake work on river crossings in order to produce a response to Transport for London’s consultation on new river crossings between  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 5 December 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Wednesday 5 December 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting ended at 12.07pm.

 

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