Agenda and minutes
Regeneration Committee
Wednesday 6 March 2019 2.00 pm

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 Chairman's Announcements

To receive any apologies and any announcements from the Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies for absence were received from: Navin Shah AM (Deputy Chair), for whom Florence Eshalomi AM attended as a substitute; Nicky Gavron AM; and Dr Onkar Sahota AM.

 

1.2  The Chairman, on behalf of the Committee, wished Navin Shah AM a speedy recovery from his operation.

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 92 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 31 January 2019 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 31 January 2019 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 83 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.

Review of the GLA Regeneration Team's Work pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

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

 

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 Team’s work and to note the subsequent discussion; and

 

(a)  Delegates authority to the Chairman, in consultation with the Deputy Chair, to agree any output from the Committee’s meeting on the review of the work of the GLA Regeneration Team and any additional activity to support the Committee’s scrutiny investigation.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

background to a discussion with the invited guests on the work of the GLA’s Regeneration Team.

 

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

·  Debbie Jackson, Interim Executive Director for Development, Enterprise and Environment, Greater London Authority (GLA); and

·  Caroline Toogood, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Croydon.

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

 

5.4  During the discussion, the Interim Executive Director for Development, Enterprise and Environment, GLA undertook to provide:

·  Examples of local media coverage of GLA-funded regeneration projects;

·  An organisational chart showing all full, part-time and full-time equivalent staff within the GLA Regeneration Team (including consultants), their areas of responsibility and how the team interfaced with other parts of the GLA and its functional bodies; and

·  Details of the next International Markets Conference.

 

5.5  The Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Croydon, undertook to send slides of a presentation on Brick by Brick’s (BXB) work (the housing development company established by Croydon Council to build new homes on multiple sites throughout the borough), and any other relevant presentations relating to the regeneration of small sites in Croydon.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Regeneration Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 71 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; and

 

(b)  Note the schedule of its provisional meetings for 2019/20, which is subject to agreement at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 2 May 2019.

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the progress on the Committee’s work programme be noted.

 

(b)  That the schedule of the Committee’s provisional meetings for the 2019/20 Assembly year, which is subject to agreement at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 2 May 2019, be noted.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

Subject to confirmation of the London Assembly’s calendar of meetings at the Annual meeting of the London Assembly on 2 May 2019, the next meeting of the Regeneration Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  Subject to confirmation of the London Assembly’s calendar of meetings at the Annual Meeting of the London Assembly on 2 May 2019, the next meeting of the Regeneration Committee was scheduled for Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There was no other business the Chairman considered urgent.

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 2.59pm.