Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 19 December 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  Apologies for absence were received from Victoria Borwick AM and Valerie Shawcross AM.

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the meeting representatives from the University of Sussex, News Associates and Ealing Youth Council who observed the meeting from the public gallery.

1.3  The Chair informed the Assembly that formal  ...  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.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 145 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 14 November 2012 (Plenary) and 21 November 2012 (Mayor’s Question Time) to be signed by the Chair as correct records.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved

 

That the minutes of the London Assembly meetings held on 14 November 2012 (Plenary) and 21 November 2012 (Mayor’s Question Time) be signed by the Chair as correct records.

4.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 154 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 8 November to 5 December 2012.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 8 November to 5 December 2012.

 

4.2  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 4.

5.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 437 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:

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

 

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

 

5.3  During the course of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Changes to Committee Membership pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)  Appoint, further to nominations received from the London Assembly Labour Group, Joanne McCartney AM as a member of the GLA Oversight Committee, to replace John Biggs AM; and

 

(b)  Appoint John Biggs AM as a substitute member of the GLA Oversight Committee, to replace Joanne McCartney AM.

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That, further to nominations received from the London Assembly Labour Group, Joanne McCartney AM be appointed as a member of the GLA Oversight Committee, to replace John Biggs AM; and

 

(b)  That John Biggs AM  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Future Meetings of the Assembly

London Assembly (Plenary) Meeting – 16 January 2013

 

It is proposed that the Assembly uses the 16 January 2013 Plenary meeting principally to put questions to the Mayor, Boris Johnson, and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Bernard Hogan-Howe, on policing in London.

 

Recommendations:

 

(a)   That it be agreed to use the 16 January 2013 Plenary meeting principally to put questions to invited guests on policing in London;

 

(b)   That it be agreed to invite the Mayor, Boris Johnson, and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Bernard Hogan-Howe, to the 16 January 2013 Plenary meeting to answer questions on policing in London.

Minutes:

7.1  Resolved:

 

(a)  That is be agreed to use the 16 January 2012 Plenary meeting principally to put questions to invited guests on policing in London; and

 

(b)  That it be agreed to invite the Mayor, Boris Johnson, and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Bernard Hogan-Howe, to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

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 16 January 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  It was noted that the next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly would be the Plenary meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 16 January 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

Urgent Motion

 

9.1   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 it enabled the Assembly to amend its programme of meetings in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting finished at 1.05pm.

 

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