Agenda and minutes
Planning Committee
Thursday 18 April 2013 10.00 am

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

Contact: Camelia Thomas, Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 4795; E-mail:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 4458. 

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 Onkar Sahota AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 72 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of Assembly Members’ appointments, as set out in the tables 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 Assembly Members’ appointments, as set out in the tables at Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 12 March 2013 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 12 March 2013 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Camelia Thomas; [email protected]; 020 7983 4795

 

The Committee is recommended to note the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee, as set out in the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee be noted.

 

4.3  In accordance with Standing Order 2.2D the Chair announced that she would take Items 5 to 8 in a different order from that set out in the agenda.

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Alexandra Beer; [email protected]; 0207 983 4947.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the recent action taken by the Chair under delegated authority.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That the recent action taken by the Chair under delegated authority be noted.

6.

Planning Committee Work Programme 2013/14 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Paul Watling; [email protected]; 0207 983 4393 and Alexandra Beer, [email protected], 020 7983 4947.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report updating Members on various items on the Committee’s work programme, the potential projects that could form the basis for work in the coming Assembly Year and suggested items to be covered in the early part of 2013/14.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

That the report be noted.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Tuesday 4 June 2013 at 10.00am in Committee Room 5, subject to confirmation by the London Assembly’s Annual Meeting in May.

Minutes:

8.1  The next of the Committee was scheduled for Thursday 6 June 2013 at 2.00pm in the Chamber, subject to confirmation by the London Assembly’s Annual Meeting in May.

8.

The Future Growth of London pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Paul Watling; [email protected]; 0207 983 4393.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report as background to hearing from, and putting questions to, a number of invited experts on the issues to be considered when planning London’s future growth.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  The following guests attended the meeting to answer the Committee’s questions:

·  Martin Crookston, London School of Economics;

·  Dr Nicholas Falk, founder director of URBED (Urban and Economic Development);

·  John Hollis, Demographic Consultant, GLA;

·  Dave Lawrence, Director, Roger Tym and Partners;

·  Catriona Riddell, Director of Catriona Riddell Associates; and

·  Martin Simmons, Regional planning consultant, Town and Country Planning Association Policy Council.

 

5.3  A record of the discussion is attached as Appendix 1.

 

5.4  Resolved:

 

  That the report and discussion be noted.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business the Chair considered urgent.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting ended at 12.45pm.