Agenda and minutes
Police and Crime Committee
Thursday 29 November 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  An apology was received from Roger Evans AM. Andrew Boff AM attended as a substitute.

 

1.2  The Chair confirmed that John Biggs AM had been appointed as a Member of the Committee, replacing Navin Shah AM, and welcomed him to the meeting.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 70 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 agenda and take any necessary action regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)   Note any further declarations of 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), with the relevant Member(s) taking any necessary action regarding withdrawal from the meeting for related items of business following any such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the list 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 96 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Police and Crime Committee held on 25 October 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 25 October 2012 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Question and Answer Session with the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Claire Hamilton, Claire.hamilton@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 MOPAC attached at Appendix 1; 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:

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

 

4.2  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:

 

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

·  Commission of Police of the Metropolis, Bernard Hogan-Howe.

 

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

 

4.4  During the discussion, the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime committed to:

 

(a)    Update the Committee in due course on how he and the Mayor will be demonstrating transparency in regard to MOPAC's relationship with the press;

 

(b)  Provide the Committee with a framework as to how MOPAC will carry out meaningful consultation on the Police and Crime Plan, including how it intends to obtain the views of hard-to-reach groups, such as victims of crime; and

 

(c)  Liaise with the Committee to ensure that sufficient financial monitoring information is provided to the Committee in the future, along the lines of the level of data previously provided to the MPA.

 

4.5  The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis also agreed to provide the Committee:

 

(a)  As a matter of urgency, with an initial  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

5.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 93 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:

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

 

5.2  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.

6.

Work Programme for the Police and Crime Committee pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Susannah Drury, susannah.drury@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4484

 

The Committee is recommended to:

(1)  Agree the proposed arrangements for meetings of the Committee as set out at paragraph 4.3 of the report; and

(2)  Agree to monitor progress and developments with Project Daedalus, as recommended by the GLA Oversight Committee, as set out in paragraphs 4.5 and 4.6 of the report.

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved :

 

(a)  That the proposed arrangements for meetings of the Committee, as set out in paragraph 4.3 of the report be agreed; and

 

(b)  That proposals to monitor progress and developments with Project Daedalus, as recommended by the GLA Oversight Committee, as set out in paragraphs 4.5 and 4.6 of the report, be agreed.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 6 December 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  The next meeting of the Police and Crime Committee would take place on 6 December 2012 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There was no urgent business.

9.

End of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 12.40pm.

 

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