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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Deputy Richard Regan and Deputy James Thomson.

 

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2.

Declarations by Members of personal or prejudicial interests in respect of items to be considered at this meeting

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

 

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting, held on 6 June 2018.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the minutes form the last meeting, held on 6 June 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the minutes be approved.

 

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4.

Outstanding References pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Town Clerk that provided Members with an overview of the outstanding actions from previous meetings.

 

OR1 – Staff Survey Action Plan

It was explained that this would be completed imminently and submitted to the November meeting.

 

OR3 – CSG & IAG Meeting Dates

It was agreed that Tijs Broeke and Nicholas Bensted-Smith would attend IAG meetings, though Mr Bensted-Smith would not be able to attend the next meeting on 10 October.  The Chairman queried whether there had been any progress on the proposed amalgamation of the two groups into one and asked that this action be maintained in order to confirm dates.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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5.

Integrity Dashboard and Code of Ethics Update pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that provided Members with an update on the Code of Ethics and Integrity Dashboard.

 

The Town Clerk provided Members with an update on the current status of the LPCF.  It was explained that it would be split into 3 or 4 national groups of which CoLP would be part of the London/South East region of the forum and that there had been positive progress in engaging other regions, regardless of limited progress locally.

 

The Committee discussed the Integrity Standards Dashboard.  The Chairman illustrated their concern that if there were no areas highlighted then it was possible that the focus of measurements needed to be changed.  The Assistant Commissioner explained that it would be possible to adjust the narrative to make it more apparent that nothing was being missed and assured Members that this was the case.

 

The Chairman noted that the due dates for some measures were stated as March 2018 and suggested that these areas might need further focus.  She asked that this be fed back to the Head of Strategic Development who had given his apologies, and that the dates be checked. (OR)

 

In reference to measure 2.6, relating to integrity/ethics considerations in recruitment, the Assistant Commissioner explained that the changes referenced in the report represented the final stages of work achieved to ensure that professional ethics are maintained in recruitment.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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6.

Any Other Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

There was no further business.

 

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7.

Questions Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no further questions.

 

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8.

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.

 

Item No.                                Paragraph(s) in Schedule 12A

9,10,11, 13-17, 19, 20         3

12, 17                                     1, 2

17                                            5

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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.

 

Item No.                                  Paragraph(s) in Schedule 12A

9-21                                         3

17                                            1,2,3,5

 

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9.

Non-Public Outstanding References

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Town Clerk that provided Members with a summary of the non-public outstanding actions from previous meetings.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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10.

Non-Public Minutes

The agree the non-public minutes from the last meeting, held on 6 June 2018.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the non-public minutes from the last meeting, held on 6 June 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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11.

BWV Demonstration

The Commissioner to be heard.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee heard a presentation of the Commissioner that demonstrated the use of Body Worn Video by City of London Police officers.

 

RESOLVED – That the Commissioner be heard and the officers thanked for the very useful presentation

 

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12.

Professional Standards Statistics Q1

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that provided Members with an update on the statistics recorded by the Professional Standards Directorate for Q1 2018/19.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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13.

Misconduct Hearings

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that summarised cases that resulted in misconduct hearing.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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14.

Case to Answer / Upheld

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that summarised cases where appeals were upheld.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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15.

No Case to Answer / Not Upheld

Report of the Commissioner fo Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that summarised cases where appeals were not upheld.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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16.

Complaints Bulletin Q1

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that summarised the professional standards statistics obtained from the IOPC for Q1.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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17.

Employment Tribunal and other Legal Cases

Report of the Comptroller and City Solicitor.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Comptroller and City Solicitor that provided Members with an update on the Employment Tribunal and other legal cases relevant to the City of London Police.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

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18.

Glossary pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report of the Commissioner of Police.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that provide Members with a description of the all the commonly used acronyms within the reports of the Professional Standards Directorate.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be received.

 

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19.

Any Other Non-Public Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

The Assistant Commissioner noted that the IOPC were adapting their approach, with a focus on Performance and Learning.  He explained that he and the Director of Professional Standards would meet with the IOPC on a regular basis to determine methods in which “Performance” should be approached.  He noted that key areas of focus would include mental health and sexual advantage.

 

The Chairman noted that a misconduct hearing was due to take place at the end of September 2018.  The Director of Professional Standards confirmed that this was a case regarding logging of Time-Off-In-Lieu (TOIL) that involved health issues.  She confirmed that the hearing was expected to last approximately 4 days.

 

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20.

Non-Public Questions Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

The Chairman noted that the CoLP website was found still to not be up to date.  The Assistant Commissioner noted that the Communication Director was responsible for this area and they would ensure that it was resolved in the week commencing 24 September 2018.  A Member noted that this was not a Members’ request, but rather an obligation that must be completed by CoLP.

 

The Chairman requested further information on the training plan for the use of Stop and Search.  The Assistant Commissioner explained that this was available and would be circulated to the Sub-Committee. (OR)

 

 

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21.

Local Resolution

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report of the Commissioner that summarised cases that resulted in a local resolution.

 

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