Agenda and minutes
London Assembly (Plenary)
Wednesday 8 June 2016 10.00 am

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

Contact: John Barry, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 4425; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 4458. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chairman's Announcements

To receive any apologies for absence and any announcements from the Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies for absence were received from Kemi Badenoch AM and Tom Copley AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Assembly 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  The Assembly received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat. 

2.2  Resolved:

 

That the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 136 KB

The Assembly is recommended to confirm the minutes of the London Assembly Annual Meeting held on 13 May 2016 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the 13 May 2016 (Annual Meeting) meeting be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

4.

Question and Answer Session - Transport for London pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Part A:

 

The Assembly will put questions to the Mayor of London and the Commissioner for Transport on the policies and work of Transport for London.

 

Part B:

 

Motion submitted in the name of the Chairman:

 

“That the Assembly notes the answers to the questions asked.”

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  The Assembly put question to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London in his capacity as Chairman of Transport for London (TfL), and Mike Brown MVO, Commissioner of Transport, on the work of TfL.

 

4.2  The record of the questions put by Assembly Members and the answers given is attached as  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: John Barry, [email protected], tel: 020 7983 4425

 

The Assembly is recommended to note the petitions listed in the report and to decide whether to refer the petitions, and if so where to, and to seek a response to the points raised.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Len Duvall AM presented a petition with the following prayer:

 

“We, the undersigned residents of Chudleigh Road, petition Transport for London to retain the Hail and Ride service on the 284 route between Ladywell Road and Arthurdon  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

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Report of: Executive Director of Secretariat 

Contact: John Barry, [email protected], tel: 020 7983 4425

 

The Assembly is asked to consider the motions submitted by Assembly Members.

Minutes:

6.1  Caroline Pidgeon MBE AM proposed and Fiona Twycross AM seconded the following motion:

 

“This Assembly notes that London’s property market continues to act as a magnet for overseas investment, which is believed to be contributing to the capital’s housing crisis in terms of both affordability and availability. This is  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Future Plenary Meeting

London Assembly (Plenary) Meeting – 6 July 2016

 

It is proposed that the Assembly uses the 6 July 2016 Plenary meeting principally to hold a question and answer session with the Mayor of London, in his capacity as occupant of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, on policing in London.

 

Recommendation:

 

That the Assembly agrees to use the 6 July 2016 Plenary meeting principally to hold a question and answer session with the Mayor of London, and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, on policing in London.

Minutes:

7.1  Resolved:

 

That the 6 July 2016 Plenary meeting be used principally to hold a question and answer session with the Mayor of London, and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, on policing in London.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly will be the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 22 June 2016 in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The next scheduled meeting of the London Assembly was the Mayor’s Question Time meeting which will take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 22 June 2016 in the Chamber, City Hall.

9.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

9.1  There were no items of urgent business.

10.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

10.1  The meeting finished at 12.37pm.