Agenda and minutes
Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee
Wednesday 11 July 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 5, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. View directions

Contact: Laura Pelling, Telephone: 020 7983 5526; email:  [email protected] 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chairman's Announcements

To receive any apologies for absence and any announcements from the Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1Apologies were received from the Deputy Chair, Len Duvall AM, for whom Tom Copley AM was attending as a substitute.

 

1.2In accordance with Standing Order 8.2, Steve O’Connell AM attended the meeting and participated in the question and answer session at Agenda Item 9 with the permission of the Chairman.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Sub-Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the tables at Agenda Item 2, as disclosable pecuniary interests;

 

(b)   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

 

(c)  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 any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

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

 

 

3.

Membership of the Sub-Committee

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the membership and chairing arrangements for the Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee, as agreed at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018, as follows:

 

Gareth Bacon AM (Chairman)

Len Duvall AM (Deputy Chair)

Jennette Arnold OBE AM

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

To note the following membership and chairing arrangements for the Budget Monitoring Sub–Committee, as agreed at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018:

 

Gareth Bacon AM (Chairman)

Len Duvall (Deputy Chair)

Jennette Arnold OBE AM

 

 

4.

Terms of Reference

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the following term of reference for the Sub-Committee:

 

To consider the quarterly monitoring reports provided by the GLA and its functional bodies as referred to it by the Budget and Performance Committee, and any other reports falling within the terms of reference of the Budget and Performance Committee which that Committee considers appropriate, and to report back its findings to the Budget and Performance Committee as necessary.

Minutes:

4.1  Resolved:

 

  To agree the following term of reference for the Sub – Committee:

 

To consider the quarterly monitoring reports provided by the GLA and its functional bodies as referred to it by the Budget and Performance Committee, and any other reports falling within the terms of reference of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Standing Delegation of Authority

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the following standing delegation:

 

At its Annual Meeting on May 2013, the Assembly agreed to delegate a general authority to the Chairs of all ordinary committees and sub-committees to respond on the relevant committee or sub-committee’s behalf, following consultation with the lead Members of the party Groups on the committee or sub-committee, where it is consulted by organisations and there is insufficient time to consider the consultation at a committee meeting.

Minutes:

5.1  Resolved:

 

  To note the following standing delegation:

At its Annual Meeting on May 2013, the Assembly agreed to delegate a general authority to the Chairs of all ordinary committees and sub-committees to respond on the relevant committee or sub-committee’s behalf, following consultation with the lead Members of the party  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

The Sub-Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee held on 21 March 2018 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2018 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

7.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Laura Pelling; [email protected]; 020 7983 5526

 

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the completed action arising from a previous meeting of the Budget Monitoring Sub?Committee and additional correspondence received.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7.1  Resolved:

 

That the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee be noted.

8.

Land Fund pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Blessing Inyang, [email protected]; 0207 983 4270

 

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the report as background to putting questions to invited guests on the Land Fund and note the discussion.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8.1  The Sub–Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to a discussion with the following invited guests on the Land Fund:

 

·  Luke Webster, Greater London Authority (GLA) Group Treasury and  Chief Investment Officer; and

·  Rickardo Hyatt, Senior Area Manager, Housing and Land, GLA.

 

8.2  A  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Young Londoners Fund and MOPAC pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Blessing Inyang, [email protected]; 0207 983 4270

 

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the report as background to a discussion with invited guests on the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime use of grant money in relation to their Knife Crime Strategy and note the discussion.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

9.1  The Sub–Committee received that report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to the discussion on the Young Londoners Fund with the following invited guests:

 

·  Siobhan Peters, Chief Finance Officer, Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC);

·  Sarah Wilkins, Senior Education and Youth Manager, GLA; and

·  Lynne Abrams,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Quarter 4, 2017/18 GLA Group Monitoring Reports pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Laura Pelling; [email protected]; 020 7983 5526

 

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the reports for Quarter 4 of 2017/18.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

10.1  The Sub–Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

10.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That Authority be delegated to the Chairman of the Sub– Committee to write to the Mayor’s Chief of Staff, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, regarding the timeliness of receipt of quarterly monitoring reports, which  ...  view the full minutes text for item 10.

11.

Mayor's Decision Lists: 9 February 2018 to 7 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Laura Pelling, [email protected], 020 7983 5526

The Sub-Committee is recommended to discuss any issues arising in respect of the Mayor’s Decision Lists for the period 9 February 2018 to 7 June 2018 (previously made available as background papers to the relevant Mayor's Report to the Assembly), and decide whether to refer any issues to the Budget and Performance Committee for detailed consideration.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

11.2  Resolved:

 

That the Mayor’s Decision Lists for the period 9 February 2018 to 7 June 2018 be noted.

12.

Payments over £250 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Resources

Contact: Ashraf Ali, [email protected], 020 7983 5642

 

The Sub-Committee is recommended to note the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

12.1  The Sub-Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Resources.

 

12.2  Resolved:

 

That the report be noted.

13.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Sub-Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 2.30pm in Committee Room 5, City Hall.

Minutes:

13.1  The next meeting of the Sub-Committee was scheduled for 17 October 2018 at 2.30pm in Committee Room 5.

14.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

14.1   There were no items of business the Chairman considered urgent.

15.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

15.1  The meeting ended at 3.35pm.