Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 9 January 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: David Pealing, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 5525; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 5525 

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 Steve O’Connell AM, for whom Tony Devenish 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 107 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 5 December 2018 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 5 December 2018 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact David Pealing, [email protected], 020 7983 5526

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

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.

 

4.3  In accordance in Standing Order 2.2D, the Chair agreed to take the remainder of the agenda in a different order  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  In accordance with Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the Chair agreed to take the following two items as urgent items of business to allow their consideration at the earliest possible opportunity.

5a

London TravelWatch Board - Appointment of Deputy Chair

Minutes:

5.2  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat, circulated under the cover of a supplementary agenda.

 

5.3  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the letter from Arthur Leathley, Chair of London TravelWatch to the Chair of Transport Committee, as attached at Appendix 1 of the report be noted;  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5a

5b

Correspondence Received in Relation to Summons

Minutes:

5.4  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat, circulated under the cover of a supplementary agenda.

 

5.5  Resolved:

 

That the letter from the Commissioner of Transport for London to the Chair of the Transport Committee, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, which set out information  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5b

6.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: David Pealing; [email protected]; 020 7983 5526

 

The Committee is recommended to note the action taken by the Chair under delegated Authority, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, namely to agree a submission to the Public Accounts Committee’s Rail Franchising Inquiry, attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the recent action taken by the Chair of the Committee under delegated authority, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, namely, to agree a submission to the Public Accounts Committee’s Rail Franchising Inquiry, attached at  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Elizabeth Line pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to note the report as background to a discussion with invited guests on the delayed opening of the Elizabeth line and note the subsequent discussion.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on delays to the Crossrail programme and delivery of the Elizabeth line to Sir Terry Morgan CBE, former Chair, Crossrail Ltd.

 

7.2  A transcript of the discussion is attached at Appendix 1.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

The Committee is recommended to agree its work programme for the remainder of the 2018/19 Assembly year, as set out in the report.

Minutes:

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

 

8.2  Resolved:

 

That the Committee’s work programme for the remainder of the 2018/19 Assembly year, as set out in the report, be agreed.

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 5 February 2019 at 10.00am in Committee Room 5.

Minutes:

9.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Tuesday, 5 February 2019at10.00 am,in Committee Room 5, City Hall.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting ended at 1.48 pm.