Agenda and minutes
Police and Crime Committee
Thursday 21 June 2012 10.00 am

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

Contact: John Johnson or Anthony Jackson; Telephone: 020 7983 4926/4894; E-mail:  john.johnson@london.gov.uk/anthony.jackson@london.gov.uk; Minicom: 020 7983 4458 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chair's Announcements

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

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies were received from Navin Shah AM and Fiona Twycross AM.  Onkar Sahota AM and John Biggs AM attended as substitutes.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of memberships of functional bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 3;

 

(b)  Note the gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out on the Authority’s gifts and hospitality register; and

 

(c)  Declare any other personal or personal prejudicial interests in specific items listed on the agenda over and above those items listed in the table at Item 2 and including any interests arising from gifts or hospitality received within the previous three years or from the date of election to the London Assembly, whichever is the later, which are not at the time of this meeting reflected on the Authority’s register of gifts and hospitality.

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the list of memberships of functional bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Item 3 be noted; and

 

(b)  That the gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out on the Authority’s gifts and hospitality register be noted.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 94 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Police and Crime Committee held on 31 May 2012 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Police and Crime Committee held on 31 May 2012 be agreed as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  John Johnson, john.johnson@london.gov.uk , 020 7983 4926

 

The Committee is recommended to note the ongoing, outstanding and completed actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee, as listed in the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the ongoing, outstanding and completed actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee, as listed in the report, be noted.

5.

Question and Answer Session with the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact:  Janette Roker, janette.roker@london.gov.uk , 020 7983 5845

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note as background to the question and answer session with the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis the monthly report from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime attached at Appendix 1 to the report; and

 

(b)  Note the answers given by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis to the questions asked by Members.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  The Committee were joined by Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC).

 

5.3  A transcript of the discussion with the DMPC is attached as Appendix 1.

 

5.4  At the outset of the discussion, the DMPC confirmed that he had advised the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Bernard Hogan Howe, who had been expected to attend the meeting, that his attendance was not necessary.

 

5.5  Committee Members questioned the DMPC as to why he had given that advice, as the Commissioner was intending to attend the meeting to provide information on a range of issues which the Committee required in order to properly hold the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to account and in relation also to its role in investigating important policing issues in the capital.

 

5.6  Committee Members made it clear that the Commissioner’s invitation was not for the DMPC to counter and asked the Chair to write to the Mayor.

 

5.7  The Chair, on behalf of the Committee, agreed to write to the Mayor expressing Members’ dissatisfaction and concern with the position.

 

5.8  After further discussion, Members agreed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 5 July 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

6.1  It was noted that the next meeting of the Committee would be held on 5 July at 10.00am, in the Chamber at City Hall.

7.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

7.1  There were no items of additional business.

 

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