Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 5 December 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 Murad Qureshi AM, for whom Navin Shah AM attended as a substitute Member, and from Richard Tracey AM, for whom Tony Arbour AM attended as a substitute Member.

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 agenda and take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)   Note any further declarations of 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), with the relevant Member(s) taking any necessary action regarding withdrawal from the meeting for related items of business following any 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; and

 

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 13 November 2012 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 13 November 2012.

 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 13 November 2012 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 78 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 outstanding and completed actions arising from the previous meetings of the Committee be noted

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 53 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 recent action taken by the Chair under delegated authority.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the recent action taken by the Chair under delegated authority be noted.

6.

Question and Answer Session with Transport for London pdf icon PDF 53 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 representatives of Transport for London.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

·  Peter Hendy, Commissioner of Transport; and

·  Christopher Garnett, Board Member, Transport for London.

 

6.2  A record of the discussion with the guests is attached as Appendix 1  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Gearing Up - an Investigation into Safer Cycling in London pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Jo Sloman, jo.sloman@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4942

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree the report: Gearing up – an investigation into safer cycling in London; and

 

(b)  Recommend to the Assembly that it uses its powers under section 60(1) of the Greater London Authority Act to request a response to the report from the Mayor.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the report Gearing up – an investigation into safer cycling in London be agreed; and

 

(b)  That it be agreed to recommend that the Assembly uses its powers under section 60(1) of the Greater  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

London TravelWatch Board Membership and Recruitment pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact John Bennett, john.bennett@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4203

 

The Committee is recommended to note the following appointments that have been made in accordance with the power delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and Party Group Lead Members:

 

Chair – Stephen Locke, for a term starting on 1 December 2012 and ending on 30 September 2016 (also representative on Board of Passenger Focus from 2013); and

 

Members – Josephine Channer, Glyn Kyle, John Stewart and Ruth Thompson, for terms starting on 1 January 2013 and ending on 31 December 2016.

Minutes:

8.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.  The Chair put on record the Committee’s thanks to David Leibling for acting as Chair of London TravelWatch and the departing Members of Board for their work over the previous years.

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the following appointments to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

London TravelWatch Performance Monitoring Report (to 30 September 2012) pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact John Bennett, john.bennett@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4203

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the financial outturn position of London TravelWatch as at 30 September 2012; and

 

(b)  Note the performance against the agreed objectives of London TravelWatch.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

9.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the financial outturn position of London TravelWatch as at 30 September 2012 be noted; and

 

(b)  That the performance against the agreed objectives of London TravelWatch be noted.

10.

Transport Committee Work Programme 2012/13 pdf icon PDF 75 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 its work programme as set out in the report.

Minutes:

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

 

10.2  Resolved:

 

That the work programme as set out in the report be agreed.

11.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Tuesday 15 January at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

11.1  The next formal meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Tuesday 15 January at 10.00am in the Chamber.

12.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

12.1  There was no other business.

13.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

13.1  The meeting ended at 12.35pm.

 

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