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Full Authority Meeting

Friday 15 February 2008

A meeting of the Devon and Cornwall Police Authority will be held on Friday 15 February 2008 at 10.00am  in the Daw Room, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter  to which you are requested to attend, 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 & Clerk to The Police Authority

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
    Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered by the meeting as a matter of urgency.
  4. Questions raised under Standing Order No. 8
  5. Minutes
    To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 7 December 2007 and authorise the Chairman to sign as such.
  6. A Three Year Financial Strategy – 2008-09 to 2010-11.
    Joint report of the Treasurer and Chief Constable.
    This report covers the spending proposals and key issues relating to the three year finance strategy.  It is supported by a booklet of annexes.
    1. Cover and content
    2. Annexe 1
    3. Annexe 2 - 3
    4. Annexe 4
    5. Annexe 5
    6. Annexe 6
    7. Annexe 7
    8. Annexe 8
    9. Annexe 9
    10. Annexe 10
    11. Annexe 11
    12. Annexe 12
    13. Annexe 13
  7. Treasury Management Strategy for 2008-09
    This report presents the Treasury Management Strategy for 2008-09 covering borrowing, lending and cash flow management.
  8. Performance Reports
    • Performance Management Committee – meeting held on 30 January 2008.  Report of the Committee Chair.
      Provides a summary of the items of business discussed at the last meeting of the Performance Management Committee.
    • Update on performance report  - Report of the Deputy Chief Constable. Summarises the performance activity of the Devon & Cornwall Constabulary to meet targets set by the Authority in its Annual Plan and uses iQuanta to benchmark with most similar forces.
  9. Chief Constable’s Report (cover) Chief Constable's Report Update
    This report provides a general update on policing issues since the last meeting of the Police Authority and includes:
  10. ACPO Appointments
    To appoint a panel to deal with the selection of Assistant Chief Constables.
  11. Strategic Plan
    To report on development of the Strategic Plan 2008-11.
  12. Reports from Committees
    The following reports provide a summary of the items of business discussed at committees held since the last meeting of the Police Authority and are presented by their respective Chairmen.   Where decisions are required from the meeting, these are included at the beginning of each report.
  13. Independent Custody Visiting Report
    This report summarises the output from independent custody visiting for the period 1 June 2007 to 31 December 2007.
  14. Association of Police Authority Meetings
    Provides a summary of meetings held by the Association of Police Authorities to which Devon & Cornwall Police Authority Members are invited.
  15. Police Authority Liaison Meetings
    Provides a summary of Police Authority Liaison Meetings held since the last meeting of the Authority.
  16. Sir Ronnie Flanagan’s  Review
    To provide an update on the policing report issued by Sir Ronnie Flanagan particularly in relation to local accountability. Oral report.

    Closed Items (Items which may be considered by the Authority with only members of the Police Authority, appropriate Officers and expert advisors present, on the grounds that exempt / confidential information may be disclosed)

  17. 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
    18 Insurance Renewals Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (access to information) Act 1985 Schedule 12A, paragraph 3. Information relating to the financial of business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).
  18. Insurance Renewals
    Proposes the renewal of liability and motor insurance, property and related insurance, and helicopter and other policies with insurers as specified in the report. 

Access to County Hall is restricted and all visitors are requested to report to the Main Reception. Car parking facilities on site are limited. Provision for disabled parking is available. It is advisable to contact County Hall Main Reception in advance on 01392 382504.

If you require any further information regarding this meeting please contact:
Eleanor Tanner.

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