Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Wednesday 10 November 2010 10.00 am

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

Contact: Rebecca Arnold, Committee Services Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 4421; E-mail:  rebecca.arnold@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:

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 65 KB

The Assembly 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 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;

 

(b)   That the Chair’s declaration of a personal interest arising from her position as a member of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 77 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 13 October 2010 (Mayor’s Question Time) and 20 October 2010 (Plenary), to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Mayor’s Question Time meeting held on 13 October 2010 and the Assembly Plenary meeting held on 20 October 2010 be confirmed as correct records of those meetings, to be signed by the Chair.

 

4.

Question and Answer Sessions pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Part A:

Question and Answer Session: Metropolitan Police Authority and Metropolitan Police Service

 

The Assembly will put questions to Kit Malthouse AM, in his capacity as Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority, and to Sir Paul Stephenson, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, on the work and priorities of the Metropolitan Police Authority and Metropolitan Police Service.

 

Part B:

Functional Body Question Time: London Development Agency

 

The Assembly will put questions to Harvey McGrath, Chairman of the London Development Agency (LDA), Sir Peter Rogers, Chief Executive of the LDA and Sir Simon Milton, Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff, GLA, on the work and functions of, and the implications of devolution announcements in relation to, the LDA.

 

Part C:

 

The Assembly will debate the following motion submitted in the name of the Chair, in relation to the question and answer session with the Metropolitan Police Authority and the Metropolitan Police Service:

 

“That the Assembly notes the answers to the questions asked in relation to the Metropolitan Police Authority and the Metropolitan Police Service.”

 

Part D:

 

The Assembly will debate the following motion submitted in the name of the Chair, in relation to the question and answer session with the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 4.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Part A: Question and Answer Session: Metropolitan Police Authority and Metropolitan Police Service

 

4.1  The Assembly put questions to Kit Malthouse AM, in his capacity as Chair of the MPA, and Sir Paul Stephenson, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

 

4.2  The record of the questions put by Members and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Petition pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Rebecca Arnold, rebecca.arnold@london.gov.uk tel: 020 7983 4421

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the petition listed in the report and to decide whether to refer the petition, and if so where to, and to seek a response to the points raised.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Len Duvall AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

"We the undersigned, call upon Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to reverse his decision to remove the pedestrian crossing on Lewisham Way, the effect of which would  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Petitions Update pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Rebecca Arnold, rebecca.arnold@london.gov.uktel: 020 7983 4421

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the response received to a petition presented at a recent Assembly meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the response received to a petition presented at a recent Assembly meeting be noted. 

 

7.

Annual Pay Award for the Statutory Officers & Elected Members' Remuneration pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Report of: The Head of Paid Service

Contact: juliette.carter@london.gov.uk tel: 020 7983 4194

 

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)   Approve (noting that it is a joint decision with Mayor) the Head of Paid Service’s proposal to not award any pay increase to three statutory officers, namely the Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer (the Chief Executive, Executive Director of Resources and Executive Director of Communities and Intelligence respectively); and

 

(b)  Note that, as set out at paragraph 3.4 of the report, Members’ salaries for the 2010/11 year will automatically remain at the existing levels, and note also that, if at any point, the Local Government Employers Organisation advises that the local government staff national pay 2010 settlement is re-opened and if it resulted in a conclusion other than for no change, the Mayor and Assembly would be asked to commission the SSRB to undertake a further review of Members’ salaries.

Minutes:

7.1  The Assembly received the report of the Head of Paid Service.

 

7.2   It was noted that the decision of the Mayor and Assembly in November 2009 on the recommendations of the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) had been that elected Members’ remuneration should reflect the local government staff national  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Request for Use of Section 60 (1) Powers - Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

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

 

That the Assembly agrees to the request of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee to use its powers under Section 60 (1) of the Greater London Authority Act to request that the Mayor responds to the recommendations in the Committee’s report, Legacy United? The legacy of London’s Olympic Venues.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the request of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee that the Assembly use its powers under Section 60 (1) of the Greater London Authority Act to request that the Mayor responds to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Future Meetings of the Assembly

Assembly Plenary – 16 March 2011

 

It is proposed that the Assembly uses the 16 March 2011 Assembly Plenary meeting to hold a question and answer session with the Olympic Park Legacy Company.

 

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)   Agree that the 16 March 2011 London Assembly Plenary meeting be used to hold a question and answer session with the Olympic Park Legacy Company;

 

(b)   Agree to invite the Chair and Chief Executive of the Olympic Park Legacy Company, Baroness Ford and Andrew Altman, to the 16 March 2011 Plenary Assembly meeting to answer questions in relation to the policies and work of the Olympic Park Legacy Company.

Minutes:

 

9.1  The Assembly noted the proposals set out on the agenda to invite the Chair and Chief Executive of the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC), Baroness Ford and Andrew Altman, at the 16 March 2011 London Assembly (Plenary) meeting to answer questions regarding the work and policies of the OPLC.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 17 November 2010 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

10.1  It was noted that the next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly would be the Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 17 November 2010 in the Chamber, City Hall.

11.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

11.1  There was no urgent business requiring consideration.

12.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

12.1  The meeting closed at 12.55pm.

 

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