Site Navigation

Open/Close the accessibility toolbar.

Save & Close

Corporate Governance Committee

11 December 2008

Meeting postponed. New date to be advised as soon as possible.

A meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee which you are requested to attend will be held on 11 December 2008 at 10.30am in the Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter to consider the items as detailed on the Agenda given below.

Any papers listed as "to follow", urgent items or supplementary papers will be made available as soon as possible and in any event at least 30 minutes before the start of the meeting.

S G Davey
Chief Executive
To The Police Authority

Meeting agenda

Opening Sessions

  1. Appointment of Chairman
  2. Appointment of Vice-Chairman
  3. Apologies
    To receive apologies for absence from Members unable to attend the meeting.
  4. Declarations of Interests
    To receive any declarations from Members / Officers of personal and / or prejudicial interest in respect of matters for consideration at this meeting, together with the appropriate statement on the nature of any such declared interests.
  5. Chairman's Announcements
  6. Minutes
    To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 16 September 2008 as a correct record.
  7. Annual Audit Letter
    The purpose of the Annual Audit Letter is to summarise the key issues arising from the work that the Audit Commission has carried out during the year.
  8. Police Use of Resources Assessment 2008-9
    This report presents the results of the 2007- 08 police use of resources assessment (PURE) and will be in two parts, the first the results of the PURE assessment by the Audit Commission and the second the Treasurer's response.
    1. Appendix a
  9. Annual Assurance Statement? 2007-08 - update on Development Programme
    The Annual Assurance Statement included a development programme containing 14 areas requiring attention. This Report updates members on the action taken to date to address the governance issues identified.
  10. Partnership Strategy
    At its meeting on 16 September the Corporate Governance Committee agreed the contents list for a proposed Police Authority Partnership Strategy. A draft Strategy has now been prepared and this is attached for consideration.
    1. Appendix a
  11. Internal Audit Half-Yearly Report
    The report outlines progress against the annual internal audit plan for 2008-09.
    1. Appendix a
  12. Self Certification of Travel Claims
    Internal Audit Manager to provide an oral update on progress to date of this initiative.
  13. Risk Register
    Recommends that the updates to the Authority's risk register be agreed.
    1. Appendix a
  14. Insurance Renewals
    The Treasurer will give an oral report on the arrangements for insurance renewals.
  15. Consideration to Excluding the Press and Public

    Recommended that the Agenda items detailed in the table below be considered as closed items

    Agenda item No Report Title Relevant Act Relevant section
    Firearms Inventory System Local Government act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information Act 1985) Schedule 12A Paragraph 7 Information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.
  16. Firearms Inventory System
    The business case for the Firearms Inventory system has been submitted to the Force Internal Business Change process. The business case includes details of the Police Authority and Force requirements and identifies the proposed timetable for delivery of the system with potential cost.

If you require any further information regarding this meeting please contact the meeting administrator:
Eleanor Tanner: email:

Committee Members: Craig Bulley, Sir Simon Day, Martyn Hodge, Alison Malcolm, Jo Norton, Jeremy Rowe, Linda Williams, Jayne Zito.

Devon & Cornwall Police Authority are not responsible for the content of external websites.
© Devon & Cornwall Police Authority. All rights reserved.