Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Tuesday 9 February 2016 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  An apology for absence was received from Dr Onkar Sahota AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 85 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   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 90 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 13 January 2016 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 13 January 2016 be signed by the Chair as a correct record, subject to a correction in the transcript where Ben Plowden (Director of Strategy and Planning, Surface Transport at Transport for London) was discussing consultations  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 95 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 117 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, Valerie Shawcross CBE AM, under delegated authority, namely to agree:

 

·  A response to the Transport for London consultation on the extension for London Overground to Barking Riverside, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report;

 

·  A response to the National Infrastructure Commission call for evidence on major infrastructure priorities, as set out at Appendix 2 to the report; and

 

·  The scope and terms of reference for an investigation into the accessibility of the transport system for Londoners with a sensory impairment.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the action taken by the Chair under delegated authority be noted, namely to agree:

·  A response to the Transport for London consultation on the extension of London Overground to Barking Riverside, as set out at  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Rail Infrastructure pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4199

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the report, put questions on rail infrastructure to the invited guests and note the discussion; and

 

(b)  Note the submission from Crossrail Ltd, attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on rail infrastructure in London to the invited guests.

 

6.2  A transcript of the discussion with the Rt Hon Lord Adonis, Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission, is attached at Appendix 1.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Transport Accessibility for Londoners with a Sensory Impairment pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4199

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the scope and terms of reference for its investigation into transport accessibility for Londoners with a sensory impairment, as set out at paragraph 4.1 of the report.

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, to agree the content of any written output from the investigation.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the scope and terms of reference for the Committee’s investigation into transport accessibility for Londoners with a sensory impairment, as set out at paragraph 4.1 of the report be noted; and

(b)  That authority  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4199

The Committee is recommended to

 

(a)  Agree its work programme for the remainder of the 2015/16 Assembly year, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings set out at paragraph 4.14 of the report; and

 

(b)  Note the response from Transport for London to the Committee’s report on the devolution of rail services in London, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the work programme for the remainder of the 2015/16 Assembly year be agreed, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings set out at paragraph 4.14 of the report; and

 

(b)  That the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

9.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 10.00am,in the Chamber, City Hall.

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 12.13pm.