Venue: Committee Rooms, 2nd Floor, West Wing, Guildhall
Contact: Polly Dunn Email: Polly.Dunn@cityoflondon.gov.uk
Note: To consider appointments to Committees, Sub-Committees and SIAs
MEMBERS' DECLARATIONS UNDER THE CODE OF CONDUCT IN RESPECT OF ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
To receive the Order of the Court of Common Council appointing the Board, dated 21 April 2022.
Election of Chairman
To elect a Chairman in line with Standing Order 29.
The Board proceeded to elect a Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 29. Deputy James Thomson being the only Member expressing a willingness to serve was duly elected for the ensuing year and took the Chair.
The Chair welcomed Deborah Oliver as an elected Common Councillor, having served previously as an External Member of the Board.
The Chair noted that Deputy Keith Bottomley had issued his resignation to the Board and thanked him for his contribution.
Election of Deputy Chair
To elect a Chairman in line with Standing Order 30.
The Board proceeded to elect a Deputy Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 30. Tijs Broeke being the only Member expressing a willingness to serve was duly elected for the ensuing year.
Report of the Town Clerk.
Members considered a report of the Town Clerk regarding the City of London Police Authority Board’s Committees and appointments.
Members agree that it would be appropriate to maintain the current tempo of meetings as outlined in Appendix 1.
Members approve the Chair, Deputy Chair, Member, External Member and Committee Member role descriptions at Appendix 3.
Note the continuation of the Special Interest Area (SIA) Scheme at Appendix 5, and a review of the Scheme due in July 2022.
Noted the vacancy for the ICV Lead, formerly held by Deputy Keith Bottomley and appointed Tijs Broeke for an interim period subject to seeking expressions of interest from the wider Board.
Each Committee be increased in size to include six Members of the Board.
Each Committee quorum be revised to “three Members at least two of which will be Court of Common Councillors”.
With regard to the,
Economic & Cyber Crime Committee (ECCC)
a) Members note the inclusion of the appointment of the Chairman of Policy & Resources Committee or their nominee to the ECCC;
b) Members note the responsibility of Policy & Resources Committee to appoint a further one of its Members to the ECCC;
c) Members approve the revised terms of reference and composition as proposed in Appendix 2;
d) Alderman Emma Edhem, Alderman Timothy Hailes, Andrew Lentin, Deputy Graham Packham and Dawn Wright be appointed for 2022/23.
e) Deputy James Thomson be appointed Chair for 2022/23; and Tijs Broeke be appointed Deputy Chair for 2022/23.
f) Members note the continuation of the External Independent representatives appointed in 2021.
g) Members note that the co-opted Court of Common Council places on the Committee were to be advertised after the meeting and appointed in May 2022.
Strategic Planning & Performance Committee (SPPC)
a) Members approve the revised terms of reference as proposed in
Questions on matters relating to the work of the Board
There were no questions.
Any other business that the Chair considers urgent
There was one item of urgent business regarding Board vacancies.
Members discussed the two External Member vacancies. It was agreed that the non-resident/City Worker vacancy would be awarded to one of the existing external Members on the Board’s subs. The remaining City resident/City worker vacancy will need to go to advert.
In both instances a recommendation will be brought to the Board and would need to be ratified by the Court.