Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Wednesday 6 September 2017 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Teresa Young, Senior Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 6559; email:  [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  Apologies for absence were received from: Tony Devenish AM; and Andrew Dismore AM for whom Joanne McCartney AM attended as a substitute.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

Contact:  Teresa Young, teresa.yo[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 104 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 11 July 2017 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 11 July 2017 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: 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 75 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  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 agree the scope and terms of reference for the Committee’s investigation into convergence in London’s growth boroughs.

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 scope and terms of reference for the Committee’s scrutiny investigation of convergence in London’s growth boroughs.

6.

Convergence in London's Growth Boroughs pdf icon PDF 87 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 terms of reference for its investigation into convergence in London’s Growth Boroughs as set out in paragraph 4.10 of the report;

 

(b)  Note the report as background to the discussion with invited guests regarding convergence in London’s growth boroughs, and to note the subsequent discussion; and

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree any output from the Committee’s meeting on convergence in London’s growth boroughs.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

background to a discussion with the invited guests on convergence in London’s growth boroughs.

 

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

·  Graham Kinshott, Department for Communities and Local Government;

·  Liz Fenton, Economic Programmes Advisor, Growth Boroughs Partnership; and

·  Ralph Ward, Joint Founder, London Urban Visits and Visiting Professor, University of East London.

 

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

 

6.4  During the course of the discussion, the Committee requested that the Economic Programmes Advisor, Growth Boroughs Partnership, provide a timeline of the different convergence strands that she had been working on.

 

6.5  At the end of the discussion, the Chair thanked the guests for their attendance and helpful contributions to the meeting.

 

6.6  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the terms of reference for the Committee’s investigation into convergence in London’s growth boroughs, as set out in paragraph 4.10 of the report, be noted.

 

(b)  That the report and discussion with invited guests on convergence in London’s growth boroughs be noted.

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree any output from the Committee’s  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 66 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 as set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.7 of the report; and

 

(b)  That the Committee delegates authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the scope and terms of reference for the Committee’s scrutiny review of Brent Cross and the arrangements for a site visit as part of the scrutiny review.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the Regeneration Committee’s updated work programme as set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.7 of the report be agreed.

 

(b)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the scope and terms of reference for the Committee’s scrutiny review of Brent Cross and the arrangements for a site visit as part of the scrutiny review.

 

(c)  That it be noted that arising from the Committee’s report on Digital Connectivity in London, the Committee met informally with representatives from Transport for London (TfL) on 5 September 2017 to discuss what TfL is doing to improve digital connectivity in London.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Regeneration Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, 21 November 2017 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The date of the next meeting was scheduled for Tuesday, 21 November 2017 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

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 3.46pm.