Agenda and draft minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Thursday 7 February 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Lorena Alcorta, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 4425; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 4458 

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  Apologies for absence were received from Jennette Arnold OBE AM, Andrew Dismore AM and Len Duvall AM.

 

1.2  During the course of the meeting, the Chairman welcomed to the public gallery pupils from St Joachim’s Catholic Primary School.

 

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of 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:

3.1  The Assembly received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat. 

3.2  Resolved:

 

That the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Item 3, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting held on 17 January 2019 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

 

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the 17 January 2019 (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Question and Answer Session: Transport for London pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Part A:

 

The Assembly will put questions to Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, in his capacity as the Chair of Transport for London (TfL) and the Commissioner of TfL, Mike Brown MVO on issues relating to TfL.

 

Part B:

 

Motion submitted in the name of the Chairman:

 

“That the Assembly notes the answers to the questions asked.”

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Part A:

 

4.1  The Assembly put questions to Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, in his capacity as the Chair of Transport for London (TfL) and the Commissioner of TfL, Mike Brown MVO on issues relating to TfL.

 

4.2  The record of the questions put by Assembly Members and the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Lorena Alcorta, [email protected], 020 7983 4425

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the petitions listed in the report and to decide whether to refer the petitions, and if so where to, and to seek a response to the points raised.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Keith Prince AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“We the undersigned, call on Transport for London to put in place measures to: 1) Make the junction of Shellwood Road and Latchmere Road safe by installing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Petitions Update pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Lorena Alcorta, [email protected], 020 7983 4425

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the responses received to petitions presented at recent Assembly Plenary meetings.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the responses received to petitions presented at recent Assembly (Plenary) meetings be noted.

7.

Motions pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: Lorena Alcorta, [email protected], 020 7983 4425

 

The Assembly is recommended to consider the motions submitted by Assembly Members.

Minutes:

7.1  Shaun Bailey AM moved, and Susan Hall AM seconded, the following motion:

 

“This Assembly calls on the Mayor to raise awareness of how Londoners can join the stem cell donor list. The Assembly also calls on the Mayor to facilitate opportunities at City Hall, or at events organised by  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Future Meetings of the London Assembly

It is proposed that the Assembly uses the 7 March 2019 Plenary meeting principally to hold a question and answer session with the Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister for London, to ask questions regarding issues of importance to Londoners.

 

Recommendation:

 

The Assembly is recommended to agree to use the 7 March 2019 Plenary meeting to hold a question and answer session with the Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister for London, regarding issues of importance to Londoners.

Minutes:

8.1  Resolved:

 

That the 7 March 2019 London Assembly (Plenary) meeting be used principally to hold a question and answer session with the Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister for London, regarding issues of importance to Londoners.

9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Monday 25 February 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

9.1  The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly was the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which would take place at 10.00am on Monday 25 February 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

10.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

10.1  There were no items of urgent business.

11.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting closed at 12.53pm.