Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 25 February 2015 10.00 am

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

Contact: Dale Langford, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 4415; Email:  [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  Apologies for absence were received from Darren Johnson AM and Richard Tracey AM, for whom Jenny Jones AM and Andrew Boff AM, respectively, attended as substitute Members.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 86 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table 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 to note any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

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

 

2.2  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.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 14 January 2015 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 14 January 2015 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Dale Langford, [email protected], 020 7983 4415

 
The Committee is recommended to note the completed and outstanding actions
arising from previous meetings of the Committee.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee be noted.

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Dale Langford; [email protected]; 020 7983 4415

 

The Committee is recommended to note the action taken by the Chair under delegated Authority, namely to agree, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, a response to the Network Rail consultations for Sussex, Anglia, Western and Wessex Route Studies.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat, which set out for noting action taken by the Chair under delegated authority.

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

  That the action taken by the Chair under delegated authority, namely to agree, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, a response to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Question and Answer Session with the Commissioner of Transport pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Lucy Brant, [email protected], 020 7983 5727

The Committee is recommended to note the report, put questions to the Commissioner, and note the discussion.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Commissioner of Transport.  The Chair welcomed to the public gallery the large number of taxi drivers who were in attendance and thanked everyone involved in the taxi and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Door-to-Door Transport Services pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4000

The Committee is recommended to note the report, Improving door-to door transport in London: Next steps, as agreed by the Chair under delegated authority, in consultation with party Group Lead Members.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the report, Improving door-to-door transport in London: Next Steps, as agreed by the Chair under delegated authority, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, be noted.

8.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4000

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note its work programme, as set out in the report; and

 

(b)  Note:

 

  i.  The Committee’s letter to the Mayor about cycling, as set out at Appendix 1; and

 

  ii.  The letters from Sir Peter Hendy CBE on the Transport for London consultations on river crossings and extension of London Overground to Barking Riverside, as set out at Appendices 2 and 3.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat setting out the work programme.

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the Committee’s work programme, as set out in the report be noted;

 

(b)  That the Committee’s letter to the Mayor about cycling, as set out at Appendix 1, be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

9.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

10.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

10.1  There was no other business.

11.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting ended at 12.34pm.