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Full Authority Meeting

Friday 2 September 2011

A meeting of the Police Authority will be held on Friday 2 September 2011, at 10:00 hrs in Amenity Suite, Police Headquarters, Middlemoor, Exeter to which you are requested to attend, to consider the items as detailed on the Agenda given below.

This meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet and recorded for future viewing.

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 Howl
Chief Executive
Dated: 24 August 2011

Meeting Agenda

  1. Apologies for Absence
    To receive apologies for absence from Members unable to attend the meeting.
  2. Declarations of Interest
    To receive any declarations from Members / Officers of personal and / or prejudicial interests in respect of matters for consideration at this meeting, together with the appropriate statement on the nature of any such declared interests which are required to be published in the minutes of this meeting.
  3. Items Requiring Urgent Attention
    a) If there is any urgent business arising since the formal agenda was published, the Chair will announce this and give reasons why he/she has agreed to consider it at this meeting.
    b) To receive details of any urgent decisions made through urgency procedures by the Strategic Planning and Co-ordination Committee since the last meeting of the Authority.
  4. Chairman’s Announcements
    he Chairman will announce any matters of information for Members of the Authority. There is no discussion and no decisions will be required arising from the announcements.
  5. Questions from Members raised under Standing Order No.6
    The Authority’s Standing Order No 6 permits a Member to ask 1 question and 1 supplementary question of the Chairman relating to the business of the Authority and which is not referred to on the Agenda. Such questions should be notified to the Chief Executive at least 3 clear days before the meeting unless it relates to an urgent matter. Every question is asked orally and answered without discussion.
  6. Public Questions
    Article 3 of the Authority’s Constitution permits a member of the public who lives in Devon, Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly to submit a written question to the Authority Chair which will be answered in full at the full Authority meeting.  Questions must be submitted at least five working days before the meeting.  All such questions will be dealt with in accordance with the protocol in the appropriate Appendix of the Constitution.
  7. Minutes
    To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 24th June 2011.
    1. 110624.pdf
      Size = 93 KB
  8. Performance Report
    Report of the Deputy Chief Constable.  This report summarises the performance activity of the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary to meet the targets set by the Authority in its Annual Plan and uses iQuanta to benchmark against other forces’ performance.
    1. 8.pdf
      Size = 14 KB
    2. 8a.ppt
      Size = 2.6 MB
  9. Chief Constable’s Report
    This report focuses on major relevant strategic issues that have arisen since the last Police Authority Meeting. To ensure the information is up to date, this report will be issued 24 hours before the meeting. 
    1. 9a.pdf
      Size = 17 KB
  10. Implementation of the ‘101’ Single Non-Emergency Contact Number
    This report informs Members of progress in relation to implementation of the new 101 non-emergency contact number for Devon and Cornwall Police.
    1. 10.pdf
      Size = 11 KB
  11. Constitution Review
    This report, from the Corporate Governance Committee, presents proposals for amendments to the Authority’s Constitutional documents following a review of the structures and new constitution implemented in December 2010.
    1. 11.pdf
      Size = 19 KB
    2. 11a.pdf
      Size = 33 KB
    3. 11b.pdf
      Size = 18 KB
  12. Regional Collaboration Update Report
    This report updates members on recent developments in relation to issues concerning Regional Collaboration.
    1. 12.pdf
      Size = 15 KB
  13. Redundancy Appeals Process
    This report requests the Authority’s consideration of an interim redundancy appeals process.
    1. 13.pdf
      Size = 12 KB
  14. Minute Pack
    This pack provides minutes of the Committee meetings that have taken place since the last meeting of the Authority on 24th June 2011.
  15. National Air Support Strategy
    This report sets out the national proposal for the formation of a national Police Air Service (NPAS), and the impact upon the operation of the current Force helicopter.

Closed Agenda Items

Recommended that the Agenda items detailed in the table
below be considered as closed items
Agenda item No Report Title Relevant Act Relevant section
15 National Air Support Strategy Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (access to information Act 1985) Schedule 12A, paragraph 3.  Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).
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