Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Wednesday 8 June 2011 10.00 am

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

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  Apologies for absence were received on behalf of Richard Barnbrook AM, Len Duvall AM and Steve O’Connell AM.

 

1.2  The Chair informed the Assembly of the recent death of former Greater London Council Member, Roland Freeman, who had represented the cities of London and Westminster from 1967 to 1970  ...  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 above 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 at Item 2 of the agenda, be noted and recorded as personal interests; and

 

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

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting held on 18 May 2011 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting held on 18 May 2011 be signed by the Chair as correct record.

4.

Question and Answer Session with the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) & the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS): The MPA Budget and the Implications on the Police Service pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Part A:

 

The Assembly will put questions to Kit Malthouse AM, in his capacity as Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority, and Tim Godwin, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service,  on the policies and work of the Metropolitan Police Authority, and in particular the MPA budget and the implications of the budget on the police service

 

Part B:

 

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 Kit Malthouse AM, in his capacity as Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority, and to Tim Godwin, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service, on the MPA Budget and the Implications for the Police Service.

 

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

5.

Question and Answer Session with Edward Lister, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Planning pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Part A:

 

The Chair will put the following question to Edward Lister, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Planning:

 

"What are your priorities for the forthcoming year in your new role as Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Planning, and what do you think the key challenges and risks will be?"

 

Assembly Members will then ask oral questions arising from this question and the answer received.

 

Part B:

 

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

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

Minutes:

5.1  The Assembly put questions to Edward Lister on his role as Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Planning.

 

5.2  The record of the questions put by Members and the answers given is attached as Appendix 2.

 

5.3  At the end of the question and answer session, the Chair  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 65 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:

[Note: The Deputy Chair, Dee Doocey AM, took the Chair at 1.10pm.]

 

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

 

6.2  Jennette Arnold AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“We, the undersigned, are opposed to any further reduction in the opening hours of ticket  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

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

 

That the Assembly notes the response received to petitions presented at a recent Assembly meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the responses received to the petitions presented at recent Assembly meetings be noted.

 

7.3  Andrew Boff AM informed the Assembly that he was not formally presenting to the Assembly the petition in relating to cycling  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Mayor's Commitments pdf icon PDF 708 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 commitments made by the Mayor, Boris Johnson, during London Assembly’s Mayor’s Question Time meetings held between May 2008 and May 2011.

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the commitments made by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, during London Assembly Mayor’s Question Time meetings held between May 2008 and May 2011 be noted.

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  At 1.16pm, Members of the Assembly’s Conservative Group left the Chamber, rendering the meeting inquorate. The meeting therefore ended and the remaining business on the agenda was not considered. The Chair of the Assembly read out the names of the Conservative Members who had left the meeting in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

 

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