Agenda and minutes
Economy, Culture and Sport Committee
Tuesday 21 June 2011 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 5, 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 were received from Andrew Boff AM (for whom Roger Evans AM attended as a substitute) and Victoria Borwick AM.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The Committee 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 the 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 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;

 

(b)  That gifts and hospitality received by Members in the previous three years, as set out on the Authority’s gifts and hospitality register, be noted; and

 

(c)  That the following declaration of the substitute Member, Roger Evans AM, additionally be noted as a personal interest:
Member of the London Borough of Havering

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 101 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Economy, Culture and Sport Committee held on 24 May 2011 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee received the minutes of the meeting of the Economy, Sport and Culture Committee held on 21 June 2011.

 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Economy, Sport and Culture Committee held on 21 June 2011 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

3.3  Under Standing Orders, the Chair decided to take the next item of business in an order different from that set out on the agenda for the meeting.

4.

Review of Visit London's Move Into Administration pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Tim Jarvis; tim.jarvis@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4390

 

The Committee is recommended to put questions to Sir Peter Rogers, Mayoral Advisor for Regeneration, Growth and Enterprise, and note the answers given in response.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions Sir Peter Rogers, Mayoral Advisor on Regeneration, Growth and Enterprise, on the circumstances surrounding Visit London’s move into administration on 1 April 2011. He was accompanied by the Executive Director of Resources, Martin Clarke.

 

4.2  A record of the discussion is attached as Appendix 1.

 

4.3  Resolved:

 

That the report and discussion be noted.

5.

The Mayor's Role in Economic Development pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Tim Jarvis; tim.jarvis@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4390

 

The Committee is recommended to put questions to the invited guests and note the answers given in response.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to the following guests on the Mayor’s role in economic development:

·  Sir Peter Rogers, Mayoral Advisor on Regeneration, Growth and Enterprise;

·  Mark Kleinman, Assistant Director, Economic and Business Policy, Greater London Authority;

·  Ros Dunn, Chief Executive, Thames Gateway London Partnership; and

·  Mike Brook, Economic Development Officer, Wandsworth Council.

 

5.2  A record of the discussion is attached as Appendix 2.

 

5.3  Resolved:

 

That the report and discussion be noted.

6.

Investigation into the Legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Venues pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Richard Berry; richard.berry@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 4199 

 

The Committee is recommended to agree the terms of reference for the proposed investigation into the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic venues, set out in paragraph 4.19 of the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the proposed investigation into the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic venues be agreed with the following terms of reference:

·  To examine plans for legacy use, governance and funding of the new permanent venues for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games within London, including the aquatics centre, Eton Manor, hockey centre, velopark, and handball arena;

·  To seek to influence decisions regarding the Olympic and Paralympic venues by recommending ways to ensure positive social and economic legacies for Londoners; and

·  To follow up recommendations of the Committee’s report, Legacy United? The legacy of London’s Olympic venues in relation to the Olympic Stadium and media centre.

7.

Economy, Culture and Sport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Sarah Hurcombe; sarah.hurcombe@london.gov.uk; 020 7983 6542 

 

The Committee is recommended to note its work programme and priorities for 2011/12.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the Committee’s work programme and priorities for 2011/12 be noted.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Economy, Culture and Sport Committee is scheduled for 19 July 2011 at 10am in Committee Room 5, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled to be held on 19 July 2011 at 10am in Committee Room 5.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There were no other items of business.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting finished at 11.40am.

 

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