London Freight Enforcement Partnership

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-10-12
Session date: 
October 12, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3856
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In October 2015, TfL announced the creation of the London Freight Enforcement Partnership.  Please provide me with the following information:

(a) Who are the members?

(b) Where is the LFEP secretariat located

(c) Where are the LFEP's minutes published?

(d) Where are the LFEP's budgets and expenditures published?

(e) Where the funds for LFEP come from?

(f)   Who chairs this organisation?

(g) Who are its officers?

Answer

Answer for London Freight Enforcement Partnership

Answer for London Freight Enforcement Partnership

Answered By: 
The Mayor

 (a) The members of the London Freight Enforcement Partnership (LFEP) are Transport for London (TfL), Metropolitan Police Service, City of London Police and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

 

(b) TfL undertakes the secretariat role and the staff responsible are based in TfL’s offices in Southwark.

 

(c) Minutes from the LFEP are not published externally but are available on request.

 

(d) and (e) There is no specific LFEP budget; each member brings resources to the partnership. These are not published or recorded in a single place.

 

(f) Sir Peter Hendy, was appointed in October 2015 to chair the bi-annual Strategic Steering Group meeting.

 

g) The partnership does not employ anyone directly, but is supported by a number of on-street officers in the Commercial Vehicle Unit, Industrial HGV Task Force, City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit and Vehicle and Traffic Examiners from the DVSA. The partnership is also supported by the work of the Freight Compliance Unit, the UK’s first multi-agency intelligence unit dedicated to freight enforcement.