Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 19 June 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:  [email protected]; 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 public gallery NCTJ students from News Associates, students from Kingsley Primary School, Croydon, and, later in the meeting, students from the Betty Layward Primary School, Stoke Newington.

 

1.3  The Chair placed on record the Assembly’s congratulations to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 69 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 89 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly (MQT) meeting held on 22 May 2013 and the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting held on 5 June 2013 to be signed by the Chair as correct records.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the London Assembly (MQT) meeting held on 22 May 2013 and the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting held on 5 June 2013 be signed by the Chair as correct records.

4.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 190 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 9 May to 5 June 2013.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 9 May to 5 June 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 470 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  At 10.55am, following disruptions  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Appointment of Independent Persons pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Teresa Young/ Joanna Brown; [email protected] / [email protected] ; 020 7983 6559 

 

The Assembly is recommended to agree to extend the current period of appointment to 30 June 2014 of Suzanne McCarthy and Alan Simcock as Independent Persons to act in accordance with Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011 and assist in the complaints-handling process under the GLA’s Standards regime noting that such extension is also subject to approval by the Mayor.

Minutes:

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

6.2  Resolved:

 

  That it be agreed to extend the current period of appointment to 30 June 2014 of Suzanne McCarthy and Alan Simcock as Independent Persons to act in accordance with Section 28(7) of the Localism Act 2011  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Mayor's Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 17 July 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  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 17 July 2013 in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There were no items of urgent business.

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 12.50pm.