Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 10 July 2019 10.00 am

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

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

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 Joanne McCartney AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: David Pealing, [email protected], 020 7983 5525

 

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 108 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 15 May 2019 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 15 May 2019 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Standing Delegation

The Committee is asked to note the following standing delegation of authority to the Chairman of the Committee, as agreed by the London Assembly at its Plenary Meeting on 6 June 2019:

To delegate authority to Chairs of ordinary committees, sub-committees and working groups to agree, in consultation with the relevant party Group Lead Members and Deputy Chairs;

a)  The detailed terms of reference for any investigation to be undertaken by the relevant committee, sub-committee or working group within its work programme as agreed by the GLA Oversight Committee, and any related project plans and arrangements for related site visits or informal meetings; and

b)  The topic and scope for any additional projects to be added to its work programme, where it is not practicable to secure prior approval from the GLA Oversight Committee and subject also to subsequent ratification by the GLA Oversight Committee.

Minutes:

4.1  Resolved:

 

That the following standing delegation of authority to the Chairman of the Committee, as agreed by the London Assembly at its Plenary Meeting on 6 June 2019, be noted:

 

To delegate authority to Chairs of ordinary committees, sub?committees and working groups to agree, in consultation with the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: David Pealing, [email protected], 020 7983 5525

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

a)  That the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee, and additional correspondence received, be noted; and

b)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: David Pealing, [email protected], 020 7983 5525

 

The Committee is recommended to note the action taken by the Chairman under delegated Authority, to agree the scope of the Committee’s investigation into tram and bus safety.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the action taken by the Chair under delegated authority be noted, namely that the scope of the Committee’s investigation into tram and bus safety was agreed.

7.

London's Transport Now and in the Future pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Grace Pollard, [email protected], 020 7983 6597

The Committee is recommended to:

(a)   Note the report as background to putting questions to guests on London’s transport now and in the future and note the subsequent discussion; and

 

(b)   Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with party Group Lead Members, to agree the final output for the investigation on London’s transport now and in the future.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on London’s transport now and in the future to the following invited guests:

·  John Dickie, Director of Policy and Strategy, London First;

·  Lucinda Turner, Director of Spatial Planning, Transport for London (TfL  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

London TravelWatch Progress Report pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: David Pealing, [email protected], 020 7983 5525

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the action taken so far by London TravelWatch to respond to the Committee’s comments on its previous draft Business Plan, note the current work programme and endorse the direction of travel (as set out at Appendix 1 to the report);

(b)  Consequent on this, to confirm and release the grant funding for London TravelWatch for the second half of this financial year;

(c)  Note that following further consultation over the summer, the Committee will receive an updated and refocused Business Plan for the period 2020 to 2024 in the autumn, to be considered as part of the 2020/21 budget process; and
 

(d)  Note that subsequent to this, the Memorandum of Understanding between the Greater London Authority and London TravelWatch will be reviewed and updated to ensure that current expectations are fully covered.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat and welcomed the following to introduce the report:

·  Joanna Simons, Interim Chief Executive, London TravelWatch (LTW); and

·  Arthur Leathley, Chair, LTW.

 

8.2  The Chief Executive explained that she would be soon contacting Committee Members on the proposed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Daniella Dávila Aquije, [email protected], 020 7084 2850

The Committee is recommended to note its work programme.

Minutes:

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

 

9.2  Resolved:

 

That the Committee’s work programme be noted.

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 11 September 2019 at 10.00am in the Chamber.

Minutes:

10.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Friday, 19 July 2019at11.00am,in the Chamber, City Hall.

11.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

11.1  There was no other business.

12.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

12.1  The meeting ended at 1.15pm.