Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Wednesday 4 July 2018 2.30 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 Chairman's Announcements

To receive any apologies and any announcements from the Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1  An apology for absence was received from Tony Devenish 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:

 

(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 it be noted that Navin Shah AM declared, for the purposes of transparency, that in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Regeneration in London’s Royal Docks) that he had met with representatives of the Essel Group at City Hall.

 

(c)  That it be noted that Dr Onkar Sahota AM declared, for the purposes of transparency, that in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Regeneration in London’s Royal Docks) that he had met with representatives of the Essel Group at City Hall.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 16 May 2018 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 16 May 2018 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 67 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.

Response to Regeneration Committee Report, Centres for Excellence? Good Growth Through Town Centre Regeneration pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

The Committee is recommended to note the response from Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, to the Committee’s report, Centres for Excellence?  Good Growth Through Town Centre Regeneration, attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1   Resolved:

 

That the response from Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, to the Committee’s report, Centres for Excellence? Good Growth Through Town Centre Regeneration, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, be noted.

6.

Regeneration in London's Royal Docks pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Reece Harris, [email protected]; 020 7983 5082

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree the areas for consideration set out in paragraph 4.1 of the report, and note the report as background to the discussion with invited guests regarding the regeneration of the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone in the London Borough of Newham; and

 

(b)  Delegate authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree any output from the Committee’s meeting on the regeneration of the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone in the London Borough of Newham and any additional activity to support the Committee’s scrutiny investigation of the regeneration of the Royal Docks.

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 Regeneration in London’s Royal Docks.

 

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

·  Jane Sherwood, Interim Director of Regeneration & Planning, London Borough of Newham;

·  Robin Cooper, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Newham;

·  David Lunts, Interim Head of Paid Service and Executive Director Housing and Land, Greater London Authority (GLA); and

·  Paul Creed, Head of Development and Placemaking, Royal Docks Delivery Team, GLA.

 

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

 

6.4  During the discussion, Members requested details of the current outline planning consent for the Silvertown Quays development in the Royal Docks.

 

6.5  At the end of the discussion, the Chairman thanked the guests for their attendance and helpful contributions to the meeting and stated that he would write with follow up actions.

 

6.6  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the report and discussion with invited guests be noted; and

 

(b)  That authority be delegated to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree any output from the Committee’s meeting on the regeneration of the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone in the London  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 123 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)  Note the action taken by the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree a site visit to the Southwark Construction Skills Centre on 24 May 2018 and notes the summary of that site visit set out in paragraph 4.4 of the report.

 

(c)  Note the summary of it site visit to the Royal Docks set out in paragraphs 4.5 to 4.7 of the report.

 

(d)  Delegate authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree the topic and use of the Committee’s meeting slot on 5 September 2018 and to make any arrangements for the activity the Committee undertakes.

 

(e)  Note the summary of its site visit to the London Legacy Development Corporation regeneration area held on 8 March 2018, attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

 

(f)  Note the Impact Review report for the Committee’s report, Relighting the torch: securing the Olympic legacy, attached at Appendix 2 to the report.

Additional documents:

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 action taken by the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, namely to agree a site visit to the Southwark Construction Skills Centre on 24 May 2018 be noted, together with the summary of the site visit set out in paragraph 4.4 of the report, be noted.

 

(c)  That the summary of the Committee’s site visit to the Royal Docks, as set out in paragraphs 4.5 to 4.7 of the report, be noted.

 

(d)  That authority be delegated to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree the topic and use of the Committee’s meeting slot on 5 September 2018 and to make any arrangements for the activity that the Committee undertakes.

 

(e)  That the summary of the Committee’s site visit to the London Legacy Development Corporation regeneration area held on 8 March 2018, attached at Appendix 1 to this report be noted.

 

(f)  That the Impact Review report for the Committee’s report, Relighting the torch: securing the Olympic legacy, attached at  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

Subject to decisions about the work programme, the next meeting of the Regeneration Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, 5 September 2018 at 2pm in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The date of the next meeting was scheduled for 5 September 2018 at 2pm in the Chamber, City Hall, although it was noted that the Committee might use that meeting slot for informal activity, which would mean that the next formal meeting of the Committee would be held on 10 October 2018 at 10am in the Chamber.

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 4.36pm.