Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Mayor's Question Time)
Thursday 16 May 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Sacha Than, Committee Services Manager, Tel: 020 7084 2956; 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  Apologies for absence were received from Assembly Member Twycross.

 

1.2  The Chair welcomed to the public gallery MSc Democracy students from University College London.

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.

Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 323 KB

The Assembly is recommended to note the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 8 March 2019 to 2 May 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Assembly noted the Mayor’s Report covering the period from 8 March to 2 May 2019.

 

3.2  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 1  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Questions to the Mayor pdf icon PDF 918 KB

(To be circulated separately)

 

Part A:

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor.

 

Part B:

Motion submitted in the name of the Chair:

 

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

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

4.3  During the course of the question  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Assembly is recommended to:

(a)  Agree that the Standing Order 3.20, relating to the receipt of petitions at Mayor’s Question Time, be suspended for the duration of the meeting to allow the petition listed in the report to be received; and

(b)  Note the petition listed in the report and to decide whether to refer the petition, 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  Tom Copley AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“Stop the Isleworth bus cuts. New proposals will mean more overcrowding, even longer waiting times and major route cuts to buses such as the H37 and leave  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

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, 6 June 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

 

Minutes:

6.1  The next meeting of the London Assembly would be the Plenary meeting which was scheduled to take place at 10.00am on Thursday 6 June 2019 in the Chamber, City Hall.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There were no items of urgent business.

8.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

8.1  The meeting ended at 12.53pm.