Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 21 November 2012 10.00 am

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

Contact: John Barry, Senior Committee Officer Telephone: 020 7983 4425; E-mail:  john.barry@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  No apologies for absence were received.

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the meeting students from the University of West London, City University, University College London, News Associates, the London School of Economics and Leyton Sixth Form College, who observed the meeting from the public gallery.

1.3  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)  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;

 

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

 

(c)   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 Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

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

3.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 232 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 4 October to 7 November 2012.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 4 October to 7 November 2012.

 

3.2  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 3.

4.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 375 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:

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

 

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

 

4.3  During the course of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Changes to Committee Memberships pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Further to nominations received from the London Assembly Labour Group, appoint John Biggs AM as a member of the Police and Crime Committee, to replace Navin Shah AM, and to appoint Navin Shah AM as a member of the Housing and Regeneration Committee, to replace John Biggs AM; and

 

(b)  Appoint John Biggs AM as a substitute member of the Housing and Regeneration Committee, to replace Navin Shah AM, and appoint Navin Shah AM as a substitute member of the Police and Crime Committee, to replace John Biggs AM.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That further to nominations received from the London Assembly Labour Group, John Biggs AM be appointed as a member of the Police and Crime Committee, to replace Navin Shah AM, and Navin Shah AM be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the MQT meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 19 December in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

6.1  It was noted that the next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly would be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 19 December 2012 in the Chamber, City Hall.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There was no urgent business requiring consideration.

8.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting finished at 1.05pm.

 

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