Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Thursday 17 January 2019 10.00 am

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

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

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 Nicky Gavron AM and Dr Onkar Sahota AM.

 

1.2  The Chairman put on record his thanks and congratulations to those members of the emergency services who were recently awarded honours in the New Year’s list.

 

1.3  During the course of the meeting the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

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:

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 92 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting held on 29 November 2018; the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting held on 6 December 2018; the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting held on 13 December 2018; and the London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting held on 20 December 2018 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the London Assembly (Plenary) meetings held on 29 November 2018, 6 December 2018 and 13 December 2018; and the London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) meeting held on 20 December 2018 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 437 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 7 December 2018 to 3 January 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 7 December 2018 to 3 January 2019.

 

4.2  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 4.

5.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 733 KB

(To be circulated separately)

 

Part A:

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor.

 

Part B:

Motion submitted in the name of the Chairman:

 

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The record of the discussion with the Mayor, including oral answers given by the Mayor to Members’ questions, is attached as Appendix 2.

 

5.2  The written answers to those questions not asked or unanswered during the meeting is attached as Appendix 3.

5.3  During the course of the question  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Future Meetings of the Assembly

The Assembly is recommended to give notice to the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, in his capacity as Chair of Transport for London, and Mike Brown MVO, Commissioner, Transport for London, in accordance with section 62 of the Greater London Assembly Act 1999, to answer questions in relation to the policies and work of Transport for London at the London Assembly (Plenary) meeting on 7 February 2019.

Minutes:

6.1  Resolved:

 

That notice be given to the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, in his capacity as Chair of Transport for London, and Mike Brown MVO, Commissioner, Transport for London, in accordance with section 62 of the Greater London Assembly Act 1999, requiring their attendance to answer questions in relation to the  ...  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 Thursday 24 January 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

Minutes:

7.1  The next meeting of the London Assembly would be the Plenary meeting which was scheduled to take place at 10.00am on Thursday, 24 January 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  In accordance with section 100(B)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the Chairman had agreed to accept the report  set out at Item 8(a) as an item of urgent business in order to allow its consideration at the very earliest opportunity and in order  to secure the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

8a

Examination in Public: Provision of Expert Support pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Derecki; [email protected]; 020 7983 4899

 

The Assembly is recommended to:

 

(a)  Approve expenditure up to a maximum of £10,000 from the 2018/19 scrutiny programme budget, to commission Joanna Chambers MRTPI to carry out the technical advice and support outlined at paragraph 4.2 of the report; and

 

(b)  Note that the Executive Director of the Secretariat, in consultation with the Chair of the Planning Committee, will commission the external consultant, subject to the Assembly approving this expenditure.

Minutes:

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

 

8.3  Resolved:

 

(a)  That expenditure up to a maximum of £10,000 from the 2018/19 scrutiny programme budget, to commission Joanna Chambers MRTPI to carry out the technical advice and support outlined at paragraph 4.2 of the report, be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8a

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 13.29 pm.