Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Tuesday 10 October 2017 10.00 am

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

Contact: Laura Pelling, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 5526; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 5526 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chairman's Announcements

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

Minutes:

1.1  An apology for absence was received from Florence Eshalomi AM, for whom Dr Onkar Sahota AM attended as a substitute Member.

 

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 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 102 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 12 September 2017 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 12 September 2017 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

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

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.

Transport Committee Response to the Draft Mayor's Transport Strategy pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to note its submission to the consultation on the draft Mayor’s Transport Strategy as agreed under delegated authority.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the Committee’s submission to the consultation on the draft Mayor’s Transport Strategy as agreed under delegated authority.

6.

Future Transport pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to:

 

a)  Note the report, put questions to invited guests on Future Transport and note the discussion; and

 

b)  Agree to delegate authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and party Group Lead Members, to agree the final report of the investigation into Future Transport.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on Future Transport to the following invited guests:

·  Henry Harris-Burland, Vice-President of Marketing, Starship Technologies;

·  Tony Henley, Chairman of the Royal Aeronautical Society Unmanned Aircraft Systems Group; and

·  Professor Alan McKinnon,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to:

 

a)  Agree its work programme for 2017/18 Assembly year, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings set out at paragraph 4.20;

 

b)  Agree to delegate authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and party Group Lead Members, to agree the scope and terms of reference for an investigation into London’s cycling infrastructure;

 

c)  Note the record of its site visit to Crossrail’s Ilford depot, as set out at Appendix 1; and

 

d)  Agree to use its next meeting to discuss motorcycle safety in London.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the workprogrammefor 2017/18 Assembly year, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings set out at paragraph 4.20 of the report be agreed;  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 8 November 2017 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Wednesday 8 November 2017at10.00am,in the Chamber, City Hall.

9.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business.

10.

Future Transport pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Minutes:

10.1  The Committee then put questions on Future Transport to the following invited guests:

·  Michael Hurwitz, Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London; and

·  Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer, Transport for London.

 

10.2  A transcript of the discussion is attached at Appendix 2.

 

10.3  During the course of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 10.

11.

London TravelWatch Business Plan and Budget Bid 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Ed Williams, [email protected], 020 7983 4399

 

That the Committee considers London TravelWatch’s proposed budget and business plan for the next financial year and recommends a budget for London TravelWatch for 2018/19.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

11.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on the London TravelWatch Business Plan and Budget Bid 2018/19 and Performance Report to the following invited guests:

·  John Stewart, Deputy Chair, London TravelWatch; and

·  Janet Cooke, Chief Executive, London TravelWatch.

 

11.2  A  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

12.

London TravelWatch Performance Report pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Ed Williams, [email protected], 020 7983 4399

 

The Committee is recommended to note London TravelWatch’s performance over the past year and financial position as at 31 March 2017.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

12.2  Resolved:

 

That London TravelWatch’s performance over the past year and financial position as at 31 March 2017 be noted.

13.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

13.1  The meeting ended at 12.49pm.