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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Deputy James Thomson and Helen Marshall.

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2.

MEMBERS' DECLARATIONS UNDER THE CODE OF CONDUCT IN RESPECT OF ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That,

a)    the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 25 September 2015 be approved</AI4>

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b)    the draft Economic Crime Board minutes be received; and</AI5>

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c)    the draft Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee minutes be received.

 

Professional Standards and Integrity Sub -

The Chairman of the Sub-Committee expressed thanks to Martin Kapp (former Detective Superintendent, Professional Standards Directorate) and also to James Goodsell (former Policy Officer) who had both recently left the Force/Corporation respectively.

 

The Chairman of the Sub-Committee reported that the first public misconduct hearing would take place on Monday, 9th November 2015 and clarification regarding the publicity and governance arrangements for these meetings would be provided in due course.

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4.

Outstanding References pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the list of outstanding references be noted.

 

1.    Delivery of Police Uniform

The Commander, Operations informed the Committee that the new Police uniform was issued on 2 November 2015.

 

2.    Road Safety

The Assistant Director, Street Scene and Strategy advised the Committee that a report would be submitted to the Committee in February 2016 which would refocus the Road Danger Reduction Plan on more significant issues, the report would also outline the work to improve Bank Junction.

 

Further to a discussion, the Assistant Director agreed to liaise with the Traffic Management team to ensure that appropriate signage was in place for road closures.  Members were informed that Officers were undertaking a large amount of traffic modelling to identify the impact of road closures on the surrounding network. 

 

As part of future planning for road danger reduction, Members noted that a joint campaign between the City of London Corporation and the City of London Police was being undertaken around the high percentage of pedestrian casualties in the City caused by inattention.

 

It was agreed that an interim update would be submitted for Members information to the December Committee regarding other work undertaken throughout 2015 since the last report in December 2014.

 

3.    Barbican CCTV

Members were informed that approval at Gateway 5 was given by the Projects Sub-Committee on 4 November 2015.  A thorough procurement process would be undertaken, taking into account concerns raised by English Heritage, with a view to the project being completed within a year.  Members acknowledged that security and safety of residents and visitors was paramount.

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5.

Appointment of Sub Committees pdf icon PDF 501 KB

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Town Clerk which recommended a number of appointments for the remainder of 2015/2016 following the resignation of Mrs Vivienne Littlechild.

 

Whilst there was overall support to appoint a co-opted Members to the Economic Crime Board, Members agreed that a statement in support of candidacy should be sought and therefore the appointment would be made at the next meeting.

 

In the wider context of appointments, the Chairman advised that a report would be submitted to a future meeting regarding the size and composition of the Committee and its Sub-Committees.

 

RESOLVED – That,

a)    Nick Bensted-Smith be appointed to the Professional Standards and Integrity Sub-Committee;

b)    Deputy Richard Regan be appointed as the lead Member on the Independent Custody Visitor Scheme;

c)    Deputy James Thomson be appointed as the lead Member on Anti-Social Behaviour and Community Engagement Scheme; and

d)    CV’s of those Members who expressed an interest in the co-opted vacancy on the Economic Crime Board be sought and the appointment considered at the Police Committee on 1 December 2015.

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6.

Standard item on the special interest area scheme

To receive any updates.

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Minutes:

There were no updates.

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7.

20mph outcomes report pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report of the Director of the Built Environment.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Director of the Department of the Built Environment which summarised the activities and outcome of the 20mph speed limit scheme that commenced on 20 July 2014.

 

Members noted the measured average speeds were now 1.5mph lower than they were before the introduction of the 20mph speed limit.  The key objective of the scheme was to contribute to reversing the trend of the increase in traffic casualties in the City and it was agreed to provide further information regarding casualty statistics and trends.

 

The Committee specifically discussed the issues associated with the redevelopment of Bank Junction.  It was agreed that a meeting between the Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of the Police and Planning and Transportation Committees would be organised to discuss lobbying Transport for London in respect of these issues.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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8.

Resolution from the Markets Committee pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider a resolution from the Markets Committee regarding the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the resolution from the Markets Committee regarding the City of London’s participation in the Community Accreditation Scheme (CSAS).

 

The Commander, Operations advised Members that he would meet with the Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of the Police and Markets Committees to discuss the current position of the scheme in terms of the benefits and impacts of its delivery and provide a report back in due course.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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9.

Questions on matters relating to the work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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10.

Any other business that the Chairman considers urgent

Minutes:

The Chairman congratulated the Commissioner on his recent mention by Lord Mendelsohn during the Lords Debate on the Enterprise Bill as an ‘outstanding Commissioner’ and ‘world-leading and well renowned figure’.

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11.

Exclusion of the Public

MOTION - That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of the Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of the Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

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12.

Non-public Minutes

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That,

a)    the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 25 September 2015 be approved;

3a.          the draft Economic Crime Board non-public minutes be received; and

b)    the draft non-public minutes of the Professional Standards and Integrity Sub-Committee be received.

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13.

Annual Support and Maintenance for the Charter System - City of London Police

Report of the Chamberlian.

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Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Commissioner of Police regarding the approval of a waiver of the Corporation’s Procurement Regulations.

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14.

Economic Crime Academy Update

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Commissioner of Police which provided an update on the activity of the Economic Crime Academy.

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15.

Civil Nuclear Constabulary S22A Collaboration Agreement

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Commissioner of Police regarding the Civil Nuclear Constabulary S22A Collaboration Agreement.

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16.

Vehicle Procurement Consortium S22 and 23 Collaboration Agreement

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Commissioner of Police regarding the Vehicle Procurement Consortium S22 and S23 Collaboration Agreement.

 

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17.

Police Accommodation Project - Phase 3, Decant Strategy for Wood Street and 21 New Street

Joint report of the City Surveyor, Chamberlain and Commissioner of Police.

 

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Minutes:

The Committee considered a joint report of the City Surveyor, Chamberlain and Commissioner regarding Phase 3 of the Police Accommodation Project.

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18.

Commissioner's Updates

Commissioner to be heard.

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Minutes:

The Commissioner of Police was heard concerning on-going and successful operations undertaken by the City of London Police.

 

The Committee paid tribute to PC Phil Rudrum (Communities Policing) who sadly passed aware after a short illness.

 

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19.

Questions on matters relating to the work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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20.

Any other business that the Chairman considers urgent and which the Committee agree should be considered whilst the public are excluded

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

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