Agenda and minutes
Planning Committee
Tuesday 11 March 2014 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 5, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. View directions

Contact: John Johnson Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 4926; E-mail:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 4926 

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 Kit Malthouse.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

Contact:  John Johnson; email: [email protected]; telephone: 020 7983 4926

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

a)  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;

 

b)  That 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) be noted; and

 

c)  That 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 any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s) be noted.

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.

The Density of New Housing Development in London pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the report as background to the discussion with invited experts on various aspects affecting London’s housing density; and

 

(b)  Use information resulting from the meeting in its response to the Mayor’s consultation on proposals to revise the London Plan.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to the following invited guests:

 

·  Nicholas Boys Smith, Director, Create Streets;

·  Andy von Bradsky, Chairman, PRP Architects;

·  David Birkbeck, Chief Executive, Design for Homes;

·  Will McKee, Chair, Tilfen Land and the Urban Exposure Group and Chair, Mayor’s Outer London Commission;

·  Colin Wilson, Greater London Authority, Senior Manager Planning Decisions; and

·  Richard Lavington, Maccreanor Lavington Architects.

 

3.2  A transcript of the discussion is attached at Appendix 1.

 

3.3  Resolved:

 

That the report be noted and information resulting from the discussion be used in the Committee’s response to the Mayor’s consultation on the proposed Further Alterations to the London Plan.

4.

Planning Committee Work Programme 2013/14 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the update of various items on the Committee’s work programme for the Assembly Year 2013/14 and the long list of proposed projects for 2014/15;

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree the Committee’s final response to the Mayor’s consultation on proposals to revise the London Plan;

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree a report to be sent to the Mayor in relation to his emerging Long Term Infrastructure Plan for London; and

 

(d)  Agree to use the first meeting of the Committee in the next Assembly Year 2014/15 to discuss the proposed Old Oak Common Mayoral Development Corporation and to delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair to agree details of the meeting and issues for discussion in consultation with the Chair of the Regeneration Committee.

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the update of various items on the Committee’s work programme for the Assembly Year 2013/14 and the long list of proposed projects for 2014/15 be noted;

 

(b)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree the Committee’s final response to the Mayor’s consultation on proposals to revise the London Plan;

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree a report to be sent to the Mayor in relation to his emerging Long Term Infrastructure Plan for London; and

(d)  That the first meeting of the Committee in the next Assembly Year 2014/15 be used to discuss the proposed Old Oak Common Mayoral Development Corporation; and that authority be delegated to the Chair and Deputy Chair to agree details of the meeting and issues for discussion in consultation with the Chair of the Regeneration Committee.

5.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 10 June 2014 at 10am in Committee Room 5, City Hall, subject to confirmation at the Annual Meeting of the Assembly on 14 May.

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee noted that the next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 10 June 2014 at 10am in Committee Room 5, City Hall, subject to confirmation at the Annual Meeting of the Assembly on 14 May 2014.

6.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

6.1  There was no urgent business.

7.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

7.1   The meeting ended at 12.44pm.