Agenda and minutes
Police and Crime Committee
Thursday 27 September 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  The Chair announced that Steve O’Connell AM had resigned from the Committee. Roger Evans AM had been nominated to take his place. The nomination is subject to confirmation by the London Assembly at its next plenary meeting.

 

1.2  Apologies for absence were received from Victoria Borwick AM, Navin Shah AM and Fiona Twycross AM for whom Roger Evans AM, Tom Copley AM and Onkar Sahota AM attended as substitutes respectively.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note as disclosable pecuniary interests the list of memberships of functional bodies and London Borough Councils, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2;

 

(b)  Declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in specific items listed on the agendaand take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)  Additionally declare any relevant interests (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 take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s).

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 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests; and

(b)   That gifts and hospitality received by Members, as set out in 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 19 July 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 19 July 2012 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 111 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 and correspondence entered into by the Chair on behalf of the Committee in accordance with the Standing Delegation to Chairs, as listed in the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

That the ongoing, outstanding and completed actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee and the correspondence entered into by the Chair on behalf of the Committee in accordance with the Standing Delegation to Chairs, as listed in the report, be noted.

5.

Work Programme for the Police and Crime Committee pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Susannah Drury, Susannah.drury@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4351

 

To agree the proposed arrangements for meetings of the Committee as set out at paragraph 4.4.

Minutes:

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

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the proposed arrangements for meetings of the Committee, as set out at paragraph 4.4 of the report, be agreed.

6.

Question and Answer Session with the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Ian Williamson, ian.williamson@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 6541

 

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 Deputy 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 Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis to the questions asked by Members.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  The following guests attended the meeting to answer the Committee’s questions about the work of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and the MPS:

 

·  Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, and

·  Craig Mackay, Deputy Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police.

 

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

 

6.4  During the discussion, the Deputy Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police committed to:

 

(a)  provide copies of the ‘Local Policing Model Stakeholder Briefing’ to all GLA Members;

 

(b)  update the Committee on the latest position regarding Gipsy Hill, Cavendish and Union Road Police Stations in the London Borough of Lambeth which were temporarily closed for the duration of the Olympics 2012, but which still remain closed;

 

(c)  provide the Committee with details of the retention policy relating to the new CCTV recordings within police vans, and further information as to how the cameras will be operated (e.g. remotely and/or from within the vehicles themselves);

 

(d)  raise, with Lord Victor Adebowale, the absence of the charity organisation Inquest, or any black mental health charities on the Independent Commission into Mental Health and Policing,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 11 October 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  Resolved:

 

That it be noted the next meeting of the Police and Crime Committee would take place on 11 October 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There was no other urgent business.

9.

End of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 12.32pm.

 

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