Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 22 May 2013 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  An apology for absence was received from Assembly Member Joanne McCartney.

 

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the public gallery:

·  Lambeth Young Mayor Advisors and officers from the London Borough of Lambeth;

·  Apprentices from Transport for London;

·  Students from Hope College, Michigan, USA;

·  Students from Kingsley Primary School in Croydon;  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 68 KB

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(i)  Note as disclosable pecuniary interests the list of Assembly Members’ appointments, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2;

 

(ii)   Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any disclosable pecuniary interests in specific items listed on the agenda and the necessary action taken by the Member(s) regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(iii)   Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any other interests deemed to be relevant (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) and to note any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

That the list of Assembly Members’ appointments, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly’s Annual Meeting held on 1 May 2013 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Tom Copley AM corrected statements he had made at the previous Mayor's Question Time meeting in March in relation to housing issues in Westminster City Council and the London Borough of Camden and informed the Assembly he would send a letter of apology to both.

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 356 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 7 March – 8 May 2013.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 7 March to 8 May 2013.

 

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 491 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 unanswered during the meeting are attached at Appendix 3.

 

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

6.

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 5 June 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

6.1  The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly would be the Plenary meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 5 June 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There were no items of urgent business.

8.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting ended at 12.44pm.

 

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