Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Thursday 19 January 2017 2.00 pm

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 Chair's Announcements

To receive any apologies and any announcements from the Chair.

Minutes:

1.1  An apology for absence was received from Fiona Twycross AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 85 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, 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 Committee held on 7 December 2016 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1   Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Regeneration Committee meeting held on 7 December 2016 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 93 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 note the completed and ongoing actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee.

Minutes:

4.1  Resolved:

 

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

5.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 70 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 note the action taken by the Chair, Navin Shah AM, under delegated authority, following consultation with the Deputy Chairman, namely to:

 

(a)  Agree the arrangements for the Committee’s site visit on 12 January 2017 to meet artists and residents of Hackney Wick as part of the Committee’s scrutiny of culture-led regeneration; and

 

(b)  Agree the scope for the Committee’s meeting with the London Legacy Development Corporation at this meeting.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the action taken by the Chair, Navin Shah AM, under delegated authority, following consultation with Deputy Chairman be noted, namely:

 

·  To agree the arrangements for the Committee’s site visit on 12 January 2017 to meet artists and residents of Hackney Wick as part of the Committee’s scrutiny of culture-led regeneration; and

 

·  To agree the scope for the Committee’s meeting with the London Legacy Development Corporation.

6.

London Legacy Development Corporation Review of Progress and Finances pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Julien Danero Iglesias, [email protected]; 020 7983 5802

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the report as background to the discussion with invited guests on the London Legacy Development Corporation’s progress and finances, and note the subsequent discussion; and

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, Navin Shah AM, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree any output from the Committee’s meeting on the London Legacy Development Corporation’s progress and finances.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as a

background to a discussion with the invited guests on the London Legacy Development Corporation’s (LLDC) progress and finances.

 

6.2  The Chair welcomed the following invited guests to the meeting:

·  David Goldstone CBE, Chief Executive, LLDC;

·  Dr Paul Brickell, Executive Director of Regeneration and Community Partnerships, LLDC;

·  Mayor John Biggs, Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets; and

·  Dr Debbie Humphry, Director of LivingMaps Network, University of East London Research Fellow.

 

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

 

6.4  Dr Debbie Humphry gave a presentation to the Committee about community engagement at East Village, Stratford.  The Chair thanked her for her comprehensive and very informative presentation.

 

6.5  During the discussion the Chief Executive, LLDC. undertook to provide:

·  Financial and attendance figures for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park venues, including the visitor mix, and a note of how the subsidies for it would be reduced in the long-term;

·  A copy of the LLDC’s latest quarterly report;

·  A copy of the LLDC’s organisation chart;

·  Specific facts on visitor mix to the Orbit, including local and repeat visits;

·  A copy of the recently advertised job description for Chair  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Paul Watling, [email protected]; 020 7983 4393

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree its updated work programme;

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, Navin Shah AM, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the scoping for the meeting on broadband and connectivity in London on 7 February 2017.

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chair, Navin Shah AM, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the topic for the meeting on 1 March 2017.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  The Chair proposed an amendment to the recommendation regarding the Committee’s meeting slot on 1 March 2017 and proposed that the meeting slot be used for a site visit to Digital Greenwich.

 

7.3  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the Regeneration Committee’s work programme be amended to use the meeting slot on 7 February 2017  for a site visit relating to the Committee’s scrutiny review of broadband and digital connectivity in London, and the meeting slot on 1 March 2017 for the meeting on broadband and digital connectivity in London;

 

(b)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, Navin Shah AM, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the scoping for the meeting on broadband and digital connectivity in London on 1 March 2017; and

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, Navin Shah AM, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the arrangements for the site visit relating to broadband and digital connectivity in London in February 2017.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Regeneration Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, 7 February 2017 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  Further to the changes agreed to the Committee’s work programme, the date of the next meeting was scheduled for Wednesday,1 March 2017 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

9.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There was no other business that the Chair considered urgent.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting ended at 4.05pm.