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Contact: Alistair MacLellan  Email: alistair.maclellan@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Simon Duckworth, Alderman Alison Gowman, Chris Hayward and Deborah Oliver.

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2.

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

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To agree the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 28 February 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the public minutes and non-public summary of the meeting held on 28 February 2019 be approved as a correct record.

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4.

Outstanding References pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Joint Report of the Commissioner and Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

Members considered a joint report of the Commissioner and Town Clerk regarding outstanding references since the last meeting and the following points were made.

 

3/2018/P – Annual Review of Fees and Charges

 

·         The Commissioner noted that the deadline for delivery of this item of work would take place in Autumn 2019 given that, in consultation with the Treasurer, the Commissioner had agreed to undertake a more strategic review of the Force’s Charging Model.

 

15/2018/P – Barbican CCTV

 

·         In response to a comment from the Commissioner that the delivery of this reference had been affected by the delay in opening of Crossrail, Members agreed that the deadline for the reference should be within six months of the rescheduled opening date for Crossrail.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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5.

Minutes - Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee - 15 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To receive the draft minutes of the Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee meeting held on 15 March 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the draft public minutes and non-public summary of the Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee meeting held on 15 March 2019 be received.

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6.

Response to Domestic Abuse (Reference 16/2018/P) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Commissioner regarding a response to Outstanding Reference 16/2018/P (Domestic Abuse) and the following points were made.

 

·         In response to a question, the Commander (Operations) clarified that any instance of domestic abuse reported to the Force in the City would be dealt with by the Force in the first instance, then referred to the victim’s home Force for resolution.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received and Outstanding Reference 16/2018/P be closed.

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7.

Secure City Programme - Update and Road Map for Development pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Joint Report of the Commissioner and Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

Members considered a joint report of the Commissioner and the Town Clerk regarding the Secure City Programme – Update and Road Map for Development and the following points were made.

 

·         In response to a question, the Commander (Operations) replied that the scheduled Gateway 1/2 Project Report would be submitted to Members in Quarter 2 rather than Quarter 1.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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8.

Quarterly Community Engagement Update pdf icon PDF 314 KB

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a quarterly update report of the Commissioner regarding Community Engagement and the following points were made.

 

·         The Commander (Operations) noted that Community Engagement reports would feature mental health statistics and spend going forward.

 

·         In response to a question, the Commander (Operations) replied that Operation Luscombe would form part of the Force’s ‘business-as-usual’ operations. She added that the statistics provided with future reporting would make the distinction between rough sleepers and beggars, and avoid using the term(s) vagrant and vagrancy.

 

·         In response to a question, the Commander (Operations) replied that the Force’s Cycle Team was undergoing a refresh, and agreed that a focus on improving both cyclist and pedestrian behaviours and awareness could feature in that refresh of activities.

 

·         In response to a request, the Commander (Operations) agreed that future reporting could make a distinction between the types of vehicle involved in cycling incidents. She confirmed that traffic lights had the force of law for cycle users.

 

·         In response to a comment, the Commander (Operations) agreed to confirm the cost of rolling out the Mental Health Street Triage (MHST) approach 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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9.

Quarterly Equality and Inclusion Update pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a quarterly update report of the Commissioner regarding equality and inclusion and the following points were made.

 

·         In response to a question, the Commissioner agreed to provide Members with the advert for Community Scrutiny Group members.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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10.

Draft Safer City Partnership Strategy 2019-22 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Town Clerk regarding the draft Safer City Partnership Strategy 2019-2022 and the following points were made.

 

·         The Town Clerk noted that any comments made by Members that day would be incorporated into the final iteration of the strategy that would be submitted to the Safer City Partnership meeting in May 2019.

 

·         In response to a comment, the Town Clerk agreed to include motoring offences including driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol to the list of anti-social behaviours covered by the strategy.

 

·         A Member noted that officers should be mindful of any potential synergies between Secure City and Safer City.

 

·         In response to a comment, the Town Clerk agreed to include 2018/19 data in the strategy, and to provide Members with the final iteration once it had been drafted.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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11.

Questions on matters relating to the work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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12.

Any other business that the Chairman considers urgent

Minutes:

Commander Jane Gyford

The Chairman congratulated Commander Gyford on her recent promotion to Deputy Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Police.

 

Sgt Anne Meddlycott

The Chairman congratulation Sgt Meddlycott on her recent promotion to Inspector at the City of London Police.  

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13.

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 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 I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

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14.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2019 be approved as a correct record.

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15.

Non-Public Outstanding References

Joint Report of the Commissioner and Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Town Clerk regarding non-public outstanding references.

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16.

Non-Public Minutes - Police Accommodation Working Party - 28 February 2019

To receive the draft non-public minutes of the Police Accommodation Working Party meeting held on 28 February 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the Police Accommodation Working Party meeting held on 28 February 2019 be received.

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17.

Non-Public Minutes - Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee - 15 March 2019.

To receive the draft non-public minutes of the Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee meeting held on 15 March 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the draft non-public minutes of the Professional Standards and Intergirty Sub (Police) Committee held on 28 February 2019 be received.

 

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18.

Commissioner's Updates

The Commissioner to be heard.

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Minutes:

The Commissioner was heard regarding a number of updates.

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19.

City of London Police - Brexit Update

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered an update report of the Commissioner regarding Brexit.

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20.

City of London Police Resource Bid to Address Threat and Demand

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Commissioner regarding a City of London Police Resource Bid to address Threat and Demand.

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21.

Partnership Funding Strategy

Report of the Commissioner – TO FOLLOW.

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Minutes:

The Town Clerk noted that this report had been withdrawn.

 

At this point of the meeting, two hours having elapsed, Members agreed to extend the meeting in line with Standing Order 40 of the Court of Common Council.

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22.

City of London Police and Rail Delivery Group Stage 2 Contract Award

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Commissioner of Police regarding the City of London Police and Rail Delivery Group Stage 2 Contract Award.

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23.

Memorandum of Agreement between The Common Council of the City of London and The Police ICT Company Deed of Variation

Report of the Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Commissioner regarding a Memorandum of Agreement between The Common Council of the City of London and The Police ICT Company Deed of Variation.

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24.

National S22 Collaboration Agreement- Single on line Home - Digital Public Contact Programme

Report of the Commissioner – TO FOLLOW.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Commissioner regarding a S22A Collaboration Agreement – Digital Public Contact Solution.

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25.

Police Accommodation Strategy: Decant Programme - New Street and Bishopsgate Request for Budget Increase

Joint Report of the City Surveyor, Chamberlain and Commissioner.

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Minutes:

Members considered a joint report of the City Surveyor, Chamberlain and Commissioner regarding the Police Accommodation Strategy: Decant Programme – New Street and Bishopsgate Request for a Budget Increase.

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26.

Wood Street and Snow Hill Police Stations - Disposal Update

Report of the City Surveyor.

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Minutes:

Members considered an update report of the City Surveyor regarding Wood Street and Snow Hill Police Stations.

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27.

Report on Action Taken

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

Members considered a report of the Town Clerk regarding action taken since the last meeting.

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28.

Questions on matters relating to the work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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29.

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

 

 

TO BE PUT ON AGENDA FRONT SHEET UNDER TOWN CLERK NAME THEN REMOVED FROM HERE

Dates of future meetings

Future meetings of the Committee are scheduled for:

-       18 May 2017;

-       13 July 2017;

-       21 September 2017;

-       2 November 2017; and

-       15 December 2017.

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Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

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