Agenda item


Report of the Commissioner.


The Committee received a report of the Commissioner which provided the HMICFRS Inspections Update.


The Police Authority Board Chair requested further information on when the Force would be reporting on issues relating to vetting to the Professional Standards and Integrity Committee. Officers highlighted that the issues regarding the vetting of prospective staff was a national issue which had not been highlighted in the City of London Police but that a report would be prepared for the Professional Standards and Integrity Committee in November. It was added that, whilst the report had not been finalised, early indications from the Serious and Organised Crime Inspection were positive.


Replying to a Member’s query Officers provided an update on the actions arising from the HMICFRS’s recommendations noting that the direction of travel on most actions was positive. In addition, the Committee were informed of continuing issues regarding the provision of Appropriate Adult services.


Officers confirmed, in response to the Committee’s discussion, that a continuing assessment process was in place to ensure ongoing improvement.


Following a request from the Chair it was confirmed that the deep dive on child protection services would be presented to Members in 2023.


RESOLVED- That the report be noted.


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