Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Tuesday 6 February 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 5, 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 for whom Andrew Boff AM attended as a substitute; and Nicky Gavron AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

Contact:  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 89 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 21 November 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 21 November 2017 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 128 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.

Additional documents:

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 71 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the action taken by the Chair under delegated authority, following consultation with the Deputy Chairman, namely to agree the arrangements for a site visit to Croydon Town Centre on 6 December 2017 as part of the Committee’s ongoing scrutiny investigation of town centre regeneration;

 

(b)  Note the summary of the site visit to Brent Cross Cricklewood on 26 October 2017, attached at Appendix 1 to the report; and

 

(c)  Note the summary of the site visit to Croydon town centre on 6 December 2017, attached at Appendix 2 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the action taken by the Chair under delegated authority, following consultation with the Deputy Chairman, namely to agree the arrangements for a site visit to Croydon Town Centre on 6 December 2017 as part of the Committee’s ongoing scrutiny investigation of town centre regeneration, be noted.

 

(b)  That the summary of the site visit to Brent Cross Cricklewood on 26 October 2017, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, be noted.

 

(c)  That the summary of the site visit to Croydon town centre on 6 December 2017, attached at Appendix 2 to the report, be noted.

6.

Making London a Smart City, Digital Connectivity and Regeneration pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Riina Heinonen, [email protected], 020 7983 4510

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the report as background to the discussion with the invited guests on making London a smart city, digital connectivity and regeneration and to note the subsequent discussion; and

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree any output from the meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

background to a discussion with invited guests on making London a smart City, Digital Connectivity and Regeneration.

 

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

·  Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer, Greater London Authority (GLA);

·  Dr Stephen Lorimer, Smart City Strategy and Delivery Officer, GLA; and

·  Dr Katharine Willis, Associate Professor, University of Plymouth.

 

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

 

6.4  During the discussion the Chief Digital Officer, GLA, undertook to provide details of the governance arrangements for the London Office for Technology and Innovation once it had been established.

 

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 report, the discussion with invited guests and the commitment outlined in paragraph 6.4 above, be noted; and

 

(b)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree any output from the meeting.

7.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Riina Heinonen, [email protected], 020 7983 4510

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the progress on its work programme, as set out in the report;

 

(b)  Cancel its meeting on 1 March 2018 and instead undertake a site visit to the London Legacy Development Corporation regeneration area and to delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the date and the arrangements for the site visit;

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the Committee’s submission to the Planning Committee in respect of the draft London Plan consultation;

 

(d)  Note the schedule of its provisional meetings for 2018/19, which is subject to agreement at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018; and

 

(e)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the topic, terms of reference and scope for the Committee’s first provisional meeting of the 2018/19 Assembly year on 16 May 2018.

Minutes:

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

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the progress on the Committee’s work programme, as set out in the report, be noted.

 

(b)  That the meeting of the Committee on 1 March 2018 be cancelled and instead a site visit be undertaken to the London Legacy Development Corporation regeneration area and that authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the date and the arrangements for the site visit.

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the Committee’s submission to the Planning Committee in respect of the draft London Plan consultation.

 

(d)  That the schedule of the Committee’s provisional meetings for 2018/19, which is subject to agreement at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018, be noted.

 

(e)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairman, to agree the topic, terms of reference and scope for the Committee’s first provisional meeting of the 2018/19 Assembly year on 16 May 2018.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

Subject to a decision on the Committee’s work programme at Agenda Item 7, and subject to confirmation of the London Assembly’s calendar of meetings at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018, the next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 16 May 2018 at 2pm in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The date of the next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at 2pm in the Chamber, subject to confirmation of the London Assembly’s calendar of meetings at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 10 May 2018.

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 12.32pm.