Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Wednesday 16 November 2016 10.00 am

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

Contact: Peter Goss, Committee Services Manager, Tel: 020 7983 4421; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 4458. 

Items
No. Item

The Assembly stood in silence for one minute as a mark of respect for the victims of the tram crash that took place in Croydon on 9 November 2016.

 

 

 

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 on behalf of Kemi Badenoch AM.

1.2  The Chairman welcomed to the public gallery members of Transport for London’s graduate scheme, students from City University, the Leader of Waltham Forest Council, Councillor Chris Robbins and his Cabinet colleagues, and students from Spain studying at  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 85 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:

2.1  The Assembly 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 83 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly meeting held on 19 October 2016 (Mayor’s Question Time) to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes from the London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time) meeting held on 19 October 2016 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Croydon Tram Crash

Minutes:

4.1  The Chairman referred to the tram crash that took place in Croydon on 9 November 2016 and declared that he had agreed to the matter being discussed at the meeting as an urgent item by reason of the special circumstances in that the incident took place after the despatch  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 289 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 6 October to 2 November 2016.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  Resolved:

 

That the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 1 September to 5 October 2016 be noted.

 

5.2  In accordance with Standing Order 5.4A, the Mayor gave an oral update on matters occurring since the publication of his report. The record of the oral update is attached at Appendix  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The record of the discussion with the Mayor, including oral answers given by the Mayor to Members’ questions, is attached as Appendix 3.

 

6.2  The written answers to those questions not asked or unanswered during the meeting is attached as Appendix 4.

6.3  During the course of the question  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Plenary meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 07 December 2016 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  It was noted that the next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly would be the Plenary meeting which would take place at 10:00am on Wednesday 7 December 2016 in The Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There was no urgent business.

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting closed at 1:00pm