Agenda and minutes
Police and Crime Committee
Thursday 6 December 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 for absence were received on behalf of James Cleverly AM and Murad Qureshi AM for whom Valerie Shawcross AM attended as substitute.

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 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 89 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Police and Crime Committee held on 15 November 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 15 November 2012 be signed by the Chair as a correct record, subject to the transcript of discussion being amended to read ‘Joanne McCartney’ instead of ‘Joanne McCarthy’ in relevant areas of the document.

4.

The Future of Community Safety Funding pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

Contact: Ian O’Sullivan, ian.o’sullivan@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 6540

 

To note the report as background and put questions to guests regarding the future of community safety funding in London.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  The following guests attended the meeting to answer the Committee’s questions on the future of community safety funding:

 

·  Robert Greaves - Vice Chair, National Community Safety Network;

·  Alison Blackwood - Safer Future Communities London;

·  Marcus Roberts - Director of Policy, Drugscope;

·  Councillor Keith Prince - London Councils; and

·  Doug Flight – Head of Strategic Policy Group, London Councils.

 

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

 

4.4  During the discussion, Ms Alison Blackwood committed to provide the Committee with details on research undertaken in relation to community safety partnership funding across London.

 

4.5  In addition, Councillor Keith Prince committed to:

 

  • canvassing the London boroughs to ascertain the amount of money that each London borough contributed in relation to community safety funding;

 

  • providing further details in relation to the criteria for bids, received from the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime;

 

  • providing information on how community safety funding is to be prioritised, as indicated by the Deputy Mayor of Policing and Crime; and

 

5.

Work Programme for the Police and Crime Committee pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

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

 

To agree the proposed arrangements for meetings of the Committee as set out at paragraph 4.3 of the report.

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 4.3 of the report be noted. 

6.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Anthony Jackson, anthony.jackson@london.gov.uk, 020 7983 4894

 

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 Delegations to Chairs, as listed in the report.

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

That 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, be noted.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 20 December 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 20 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.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 11.50am.

 

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