Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 22 February 2012 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 and Nicky Gavron AM.

 

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the meeting visitors from Brockley Youth Assembly, the Conquest Club in Surbiton and the Dialogue Society, and students from St Lawrence University in New York, Stepney Green School  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Presentation of Loyal Addresses by Privileged Bodies pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Head of Paid Service

Contact: Tim Rolph, telephone: 020 7983 4759, e-mail: tim.rolph@london.gov.uk

 

The London Assembly is recommended formally to endorse the wording of the address to be delivered by the GLA to The Queen on the occasion of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

2.2  Resolved:

 

That the Assembly formally endorses the text of the address to be delivered by the Authority to The Queen on the occasion of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Action Taken by the Chair Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Rebecca Arnold; telephone: 020 7983 4421; e-mail: rebecca.arnold@london.gov.uk

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the recent action taken by the Chair of the Assembly, Jennette Arnold AM, under delegated authority, namely not to hold a confirmation hearing in relation to the Mayor’s proposed appointment to the office of Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the recent action taken by the Chair of the London Assembly under delegated authority, namely to not hold a confirmation hearing in relation to the Mayor’s proposed appointment to the office of Chair of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

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 7 March 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

This meeting will principally be used to put questions to the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited.

Minutes:

4.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the Assembly would be a Plenary meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 7 March 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

4.2  The meeting would be used principally to hold a question and answer session with the Chair and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

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:

5.1  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; and

 

(b)  That gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out in the Authority’s gifts and hospitality  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 87 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 18 January 2012 (Extraordinary) and 25 January 2012 (Plenary), to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 18 January 2012 (Extraordinary) and 25 January 2012 (Mayor’s Question Time) be agreed as correct records, for signature by the Chair.

7.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 331 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 12 January to 8 February 2012.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 12 January to 8 February 2012.

 

7.2  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 7.

8.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 328 KB

(To be circulated separately)

 

Part A:

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor.

 

Part B:

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

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

 

8.3  During the course of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no urgent business.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting closed at 12.55pm.

 

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