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Attending a committee meeting
Most of the formal meetings of the Authority, its committees and sub-committees, are open to the public to attend.
Meetings of the full Authority are held in the Chamber at City Hall, London SE1 2AA, while most of the other committees take place at the MPA offices at 10 Dean Farrar Street, London SW1H 0NY. Agendas for meetings are published on the MPA website and copies are available at the meeting. It is advisable to check the agenda to confirm the location and time of a meeting.
Exclusion of press and public
Some items of business discussed in the the full Authority and other committee meetings contain exempt information (as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972) and are debated in private. Members of the public and the media will be asked to leave the meeting at this point.
10 Dean Farrar Street, London, SW1H 0NY
The MPA offices have wheelchair access through the main entrance in Dean Farrar Street. If you require assistance to access the building, please telephone (in advance) the Administration Team on 020 7202 0202.
The Chamber, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
For meetings held at City Hall, disabled visitors may be dropped by car at the City Hall end of Weavers Lane, to the rear of the building (security personnel will open the barriers). The entrance to City Hall is located on the river side of the building. If you require assistance to access the building, please telephone (in advance) the GLA Facility Team on 020 7983 4177.
Petitions, questions and deputations
Section 2.6 of the Authority’s Standing Orders sets out the rules on the presentation of petitions to the full Authority or relevant committee.
Members of the public can put written questions to the full Authority or relevant committee. Section 2.7 of Standing orders sets out the rules for this procedure.
Details of the procedure for deputations are set out in Section 2.8 of Standing Orders.
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