Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Tuesday 13 October 2015 10.00 am

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

Contact: Joanna Brown/Teresa Young, Senior Committee Officers; Telephone: 020 7983 6559; email:  [email protected] /  [email protected] 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

1.1  There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

Contact:  Joanna Brown, [email protected] and Teresa Young, [email protected] 020 7983 6559

 

The Committee 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, as disclosable pecuniary interests, be noted.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 100 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 July 2015 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Regeneration Committee held on 2 July 2015 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the completed actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee, as listed in the report, be noted.

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Joanna Brown, [email protected] and Teresa Young, [email protected] 020 7983 6559

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the recent action taken by the Chairman, Gareth Bacon AM, under delegated authority, namely to:

 

(i)  Write to the Mayor to request a more detailed response to the Committee’s recommendations contained in its report, The Regeneration Game;

 

(ii)  Agree the scope and terms of reference for an investigation into Business Improvement Districts; and

 

(b)  Note the response from the Mayor (attached at Appendix 2 to the report) to the Chairman’s letter requesting a more detailed response to the Committee’s recommendations in its report The Regeneration Game.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the recent action taken by the Chairman, Gareth Bacon AM, under delegated authority, namely to write to the Mayor to request a more detailed response to the Committee’s recommendations contained in its report, The Regeneration Game, be noted.

 

(b)  That the recent action taken by the Chairman, Gareth Bacon AM, under delegated authority, namely to agree the scope and terms of reference for an investigation into Business Improvement Districts, be noted.

 

(c)  That the response from the Mayor (attached at Appendix 2 to the report) to the Chairman’s letter requesting a more detailed response to the Committee’s recommendations in its report The Regeneration Game, be noted.

6.

Business Improvement Districts pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Jo Sloman; [email protected]; 0207 983 4942

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the report, as background to a discussion with invited guests regarding Business Improvement Districts, and to note the discussion; and

 

(b)  Note the summary of the site visits to Brixton BID and Baker Street Quarter BID on 2 September 2015 to support the investigation, attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions to the following guests on Business Improvement Districts (BIDs):

·  Dr Julie Grail, Chief Executive, British BIDs;

·  Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director – Regeneration, Greater London Authority;

·  Anna Minton, Writer, Journalist and Reader in Architecture, University of East London;

·  Ros Morgan, Chief Executive, Kingstonfirst BID; and

·  Councillor Guy Nicholson, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, London Borough of Hackney.

6.2  The Chairman welcomed the guests to the meeting.

 

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

6.4  During the discussion, Dr Julie Grail, Chief Executive, British BIDS, offered to share British BID’s response to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s consultation, Review of British Improvement Districts.

6.5  At the conclusion of the meeting, the Chairman thanked the guests for their attendance and contributions to the meeting.

6.6  Resolved:

(a)  That the report and discussion be noted.

 

(b)  That the summary of the site visits to Brixton BID and Baker Street Quarter BID on 2 September 2015 to support this investigation, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, be noted.

7.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Jo Sloman; [email protected]; 020 7983 4942

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree its updated work programme for the remainder of the 2015/16 Assembly year;

 

(b)  Agree to receive a briefing on Intensification Areas at its Committee meeting on 3 November 2015 and agree to uses its meeting slot on 1 December 2015 for a site visit to an Intensification Area; and

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and other Members of the Committee, to agree the Committee’s output arising from its scrutiny investigation of transport-led regeneration.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the updated work programme for the remainder of the 2015/16 Assembly Year be agreed.

 

(b)  That the proposals to receive a briefing on Intensification Areas at the Committee’s meeting on 3 November 2015, and to use the meeting slot on 1 December 2015 for a site visit to an Intensification Area, be agreed.

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair and other Members of the Committee, to agree the Committee’s output arising from its scrutiny investigation of transport-led regeneration.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Regeneration Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, 3 November 2015 in Committee Room 5, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Tuesday, 3 November 2015 in Committee Room 5, City Hall.

9.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business the Chairman considered urgent.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting ended at 12.37pm