Agenda and draft minutes
Police and Crime Committee
Wednesday 4 September 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Teresa Young, Senior Committee Officer; Telephone: 020 7983 6559; Email:  [email protected]; 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 for absence was received from Andrew Dismore AM.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Teresa Young, [email protected]; 020 7983 6559

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2, as disclosable pecuniary interests;

 

(b)  Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any disclosable pecuniary interests in specific items listed on the agenda and the necessary action taken by the Member(s) regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)  Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any other interests deemed to be relevant (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 to note any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1  Resolved:

 

That the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 144 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Police and Crime Committee held on 3 July 2019 to be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Police and Crime Committee meeting held on 3 July 2019 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

4.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 268 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Teresa Young, [email protected]; 020 7983 6559

 

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

Minutes:

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

 

4.2  Resolved:

 

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

5.

Question and Answer Session with the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime and the Metropolitan Police Service pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Tanya Lightfoot-Taylor, [email protected]; 020 7983 2598

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

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

 

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to the questions and answer session with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

 

5.2  The Chair welcomed the following guests to the meeting:

·  Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime; and

·  Sir Stephen House QPM, Deputy Commissioner, MPS.

 

5.3  Claire Waxman, the Victims’ Commissioner for London, joined the panel from 11.30am for the discussion on the Rape Review.

 

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

 

5.5  During the course of the discussion the Deputy Commissioner, MPS, undertook to:

·  Confirm whether the MPS would publish images of the weapons it had taken off the streets during Notting Hill Carnival;

·  Provide a breakdown by age profile of the stop and searches undertaken under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 during Notting Hill Carnival;

·  Provide a copy of Sir Richard Henriques’ QC report reviewing Operation Midland with revised redactions;

·  Provide the total cost of Operation Midland with a breakdown of the costs;

·  Look into the number of sexual offences and rape cases that supervisors were managing;

·  Provide details and the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

Police and Crime Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Janette Roker, [email protected]; 020 7983 6562

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the progress on its work programme as set out in the report;

 

(b)  Note the summary of the site visit to the South West Borough Command Unit on 7 August 2019, as set out in paragraphs 4.4 to 4.6 of the report.

 

(c)  Delegate authority to the Chair, in consultation with the party Group Lead Members and Caroline Pidgeon MBE AM, to agree an Annual Report summarising the work of the Committee over the past year.

Minutes:

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

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the progress on the work programme, as set out in the report, be noted.

 

(b)  That the summary of the site visit to the South West Borough Command Unit on 7 August 2019, a set out in paragraphs 4.4 to 4.6 of the report, be noted.

 

(c)  That authority be delegated to the Chair, in consultation with party Group Lead Members and Caroline Pidgeon MBE AM, to agree an Annual Report summarising the work of the Committee over the past year.

7.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for 19 September 2019 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

7.1  The date of the next meeting was scheduled for Thursday, 19 September 2019 at 10am in the Chamber, City Hall.

8.

Any Other Business the Chair Considers Urgent

Minutes:

8.1  There was no other business the Chair considered urgent.

9.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

9.1  The meeting ended at 12.40pm.