Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 13 October 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   Apologies for absence were received on behalf of Gareth Bacon AM and Richard Tracey AM.

 

1.2  The Chair informed the Assembly of the recent death of Rae Langton. Rae Langton had been the Greater London Council Member for Bexley from 1967 to 1973 and for Bexleyheath from 1973 to  ...  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 Members’ membership of Functional Bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 2 on the agenda, be noted and recorded as personal interests;

 

(b)  That Dee Doocey AM’s declaration of a personal interest arising from her membership of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 8 September 2010 (Plenary) and 15 September 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 8 September 2010 (Plenary) and 15 September 2010 (Mayor’s Question Time) London Assembly meetings be agreed as a correct record, for signing by the Chair.

4.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Plenary meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 20 October 2010 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

4.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the Assembly would be a London Assembly (Plenary) meeting and would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 20 October 2010 in the Chamber, City Hall.

5.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 203 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 2 September 2010 to 29 September 2010.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  Resolved:

 

That the Mayor’s Report for the period from 2 to 29 September 2010

be noted.

 

5.2  In accordance with Standing Order 5.4A, the Chair had agreed to allow the Mayor to give an oral update on matters occurring since the publication of his report. The record of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 337 KB

Part A:

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor.

 

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:

6.1  The record of the discussion, including oral answers given by the Mayor to Members’ questions, is attached as Appendix 2.

 

6.2  The written answers to those questions not asked or answered during the meeting are attached as Appendix 3.

 

6.3  At 12.30pm, during the question and answer  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There was no urgent business.

 

7.2  During the course of the meeting, Andrew Boff AM suggested that the Assembly make representations to the Government regarding the proposal to establish a Royal Commission to consider the future challenges facing London on a range of issues. The Chair agreed to discuss  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Close of the Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting ended at 12:56pm.

 

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