Agenda

Cheshire Police and Crime Panel
Friday, 27th November, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Martin Smith  Tel: 01270 686012 Email:  martin.r.smith@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Members are reminded that, in accordance with governance procedure rule at Part 3 paragraph 2.6, Panel Members, or their constituent authority, may nominate substitute members of the Panel in the event that the appointed representative(s) is/are unable to attend the meeting.  Advance notice of substitution should be given to the host authority wherever possible.  Members are encouraged wherever possible to secure the attendance of a substitute if they are unable to be present.

2.

Code of Conduct - Declaration of Interests. Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda no later than when the item is reached.

3.

Public Participation

To receive questions from members of the public. A total period of 15 minutes will be allocated for members of the public to speak at Panel meetings. Each member of the public shall be limited to a period of up to 5 minutes speaking. At the Chair’s discretion the period made available for questions and statements may be extended.

 

In order that an appropriate answer to the questions can be given, the deadline for indicating a wish to speak or for submission of questions is 3 clear working days before a meeting of the Panel. The Chair has the discretion to waive the 3-day rule for issues deemed to be urgent.

 

In response to questions or statements the Panel may choose to agree to either provide an agreed verbal response, that will be minuted or to provide a written reply to a questioners chosen address.

 

Those wishing to ask a question or make a statement should register by email to: martin.r.smith@cheshireeast.gov.ukor send the question or statement by post to:

 

Cheshire Police and Crime Panel

Democratic Services and Governance

c/o Municipal Buildings

Earle Street

Crewe

CW1 2BJ

 

A list of those speaking or asking questions at a meeting of the Panel will be drawn up by the Panel’s Secretariat in order of receipt. Copies of questions and statements will be circulated to all Panel members in advance of the meeting and will be made available to the public attending the meeting. Copies will also be available on the Police and Crime Panel’s page of the Cheshire East Council website.

 

Nobody may submit more than one question or make more than one statement at the same meeting, but a supplementary question, related to the subject raised in the question /statement, will be permitted for clarification at the discretion of the Chair.

 

Those speaking or asking questions will not be permitted to address any issue that is the subject of a current or proposed complaint by them against the Police and Crime Commissioner. They are also advised that reference to an issue that could become the subject of a future complaint by them could prejudice the Panel’s consideration of that complaint.

 

The Panel will not accept a question or statement if:

 

There is insufficient detail to enable a proper response to be provided.

 

It is not about a matter for which the Police and Crime Panel has responsibility.

 

It is potentially defamatory, frivolous or offensive against named individuals.

 

It is substantially the same question which has been put at a meeting of the Police and Crime Panel in the last six months.

 

It requires the disclosure of confidential or exempt information.

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18 September 2020.

 

5.

Chair's Announcements

6.

Membership of the Complaints Management Sub Committee

To receive nominations for the membership of the Complaints Management Sub Committee.

7.

Submission to Stage 1 of the Home Office review into Police and Crime Commissioners pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To receive the Chairman’s submission to the Home Officer review into Police and Crime Commissioners.

8.

Memorandum of Understanding between the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner and the Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider the establishment of a 5 person, proportionate Task and Finish Group to develop a Memorandum of Understanding.

11.00am THE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE FOR THE FOLLOWING PART OF THE MEETING

9.

Overview and Scrutiny of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Questions for the Police and Crime Commissioner.

10.

Scrutiny Item pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To receive, note and inform any future scrutiny or work programme items

Additional documents:

11.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider the Work Programme.

12.

Date of Next Meeting

Friday 5 February 2020 at 10 am.