Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Wednesday 8 December 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:

1.1  There were no apologies for absence.

 

1.2  It was noted that the Chair, Dee Doocey AM, had received a peerage in the Honours List and as such had been appointed to the House of Lords. The statutory Deputy Mayor, Richard Barnes AM, had been the recipient of an honorary  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

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 119 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 10 November 2010 (Plenary) and 17 November 2010 (Mayor’s Question Time), to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Assembly Plenary meeting held on 10 November 2010 and the Mayor’s Question Time meeting held on 17 November 2010 be agreed as correct records of those meetings, to be signed by the Chair.

4.

Question and Answer Session: Olympic Delivery Authority and London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Part A:

 

The Assembly will put questions to the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority, John Armitt and David Higgins, and the Chair and Chief Executive of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, Lord Coe and Paul Deighton, on the preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. 

 

Part B:

 

The Assembly will debate the following motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

“That the Assembly notes the answers to the questions asked.”

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly put questions to Lord Coe (Chair, London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games), Paul Deighton (Chief Executive of London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games), John Armitt (Chairman, Olympic Delivery Authority) and David Higgins (Chief Executive, Olympic Delivery Authority) on the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 69 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 petitions listed in the report and to decide whether to refer the petitions, 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  Valerie Shawcross AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“We the undersigned call on the Mayor of London to extend the Barclays’
 Cycle Hire Scheme to Stockwell at the earliest possible opportunity.”

 

5.3  Resolved:

 

That the  ...  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.uk tel: 020 7983 4421

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the responses received to the petitions 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.

Request for use of Section 60 (1) Powers - Budget and Performance Committee pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

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

 

The Assembly is recommended to agree the request of the Budget and Performance Committee to use its powers under Section 60 (1) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (as amended)  to request that the Mayor responds to the recommendations in the Committee’s report, The Finances of the Olympic Legacy Part 1.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the request of the Budget and Performance Committee that the Assembly use its powers under Section 60 (1) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (as amended) to request that the Mayor responds to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Request for use of Section 60 (1) Powers - Transport Committee pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

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

 

The Assembly is recommended to agree to the request of the Transport 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, Walk this Way: Making Walking Easier and Safer in London.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the request of the Transport 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 recommendations in the Committee’s report,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Motions pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

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

 

The Assembly is asked to consider the motions submitted by Assembly Members.

Minutes:

9.1  Darren Johnson AM proposed and Mike Tuffrey AM seconded the following motion:

 

This Assembly notes the GLA group’s considerable leadership and progress in mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change, both in terms of setting strategic aspirations and pushing forward successful projects that will help deliver  ...  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 15 December 2010 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

Minutes:

10.1  It was noted that the Assembly’s next meeting would be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which would take place at 10.00 am on Wednesday 15 December 2010.

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 12.42pm.

 

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