Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Wednesday 14 November 2012 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  Apologies for absence were received on behalf of Gareth Bacon AM, Kit Malthouse AM and Steve O’Connell AM.

 

1.2  The Chair informed the Assembly that there would be a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London at 1pm that day, in honour of the Prince of Wales’ 64  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(i)  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;

 

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

 

(iii)  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 Agenda Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests;

 

(b)   That Roger Evans AM’s declaration of a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 5 (Question and Answer Session: London  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 75 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 17 October 2012 (Mayor’s Question Time) and 24 October 2012 (Plenary) to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  James Cleverly AM referred to an exchange which he had had with Andrew Dismore AM at the 17 October 2012 London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting in relation to fire stations closures and the related blog he had written shortly afterwards, in which he had set out his position  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Question and Answer Session: London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Ltd pdf icon PDF 34 KB

Part A:

 

The Assembly will put questions to the Chair and the Chief Executive of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Lord Coe and Paul Deighton, on the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and to Lord Coe on his new role as Olympic Legacy Ambassador.

 

Part B:

 

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Part A:

 

4.1  The Assembly put questions to Lord Coe, Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and Olympics Legacy Ambassador and Lord Deighton, Chief Executive of LOCOG on the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and also put questions to Lord Coe on  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Question and Answer Session: London Legacy Development Corporation pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Part A

 

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor, Boris Johnson, in his capacity as Chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), and the interim Chief Executive of the LLDC, Dennis Hone, on the policies and work of the LLDC.

 

Part B:

 

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Part A:

 

5.1  The Assembly put questions to Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, in his capacity as Chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), and Dennis Hone, Chief Executive of LLDC.

 

5.2    The record of the questions put by Assembly Members and the answers given is attached as Appendix  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Part B of Question and Answer Sessions with LOCOG and LLDC

Minutes:

6.1  The Chair formally moved the motion set out on the agenda in her name in relation to the question and answer session with the LLDC, namely:

 

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

 

6.2  This was agreed by the general consensus of the Assembly.

 

6.3  The  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Changes to Mayoral Posts pdf icon PDF 53 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 letter from the Mayor to the Chair of the Assembly regarding the deletion of the post of Mayoral Director, Marketing and 2012 Communications and matters relating to the secondment of the Deputy Mayor for Transport from Transport for London.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the letter from the Mayor to the Chair of the Assembly regarding the deletion of the post of Mayoral Director, Marketing and 2012 Communications and matters relating to the secondment of the Deputy Mayor for  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Petition 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 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:

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

 

8.2  Roger Evans AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“We the undersigned call upon the Mayor of London to ensure that Hornchurch Police Station is not closed and the land sold off as an outcome of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Motions pdf icon PDF 60 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  Jenny Jones AM moved and Jennette Arnold AM seconded the following motion:

 

“This Assembly notes that the GLA group procures a variety of banking services, from card processing and foreign exchange to bonds and securities services. In the four years from 2008-12 the GLA group paid almost £35m in  ...  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 21 November 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

10.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the London Assembly would be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting, which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 21 November 2012.

11.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

Urgent Motion

 

11.1   The Chair explained that, in accordance with Standing Order 3.12 and Section 100(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, she had agreed to admit an additional motion to the agenda  on the grounds that the matter it related to had not arisen until after the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

12.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting closed at 1.44 pm.

 

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