Agenda

Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 18 November 2022 11.00 am

Venue: Paralympic Meeting Room, Buckinghamshire Council Offices, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8FF

Contact: Khalid Ahmed, Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel Scrutiny Officer  Tel: 07990 368048; Email:  khalid.ahmed@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Note: https://buckinghamshire.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/720037 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Appointment of Independent Co-Opted Members of the Panel

11.00am

The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Panel, with Councillor Simon Rouse will be interviewing candidates for the two vacant Independent Co-Opted Member roles on the Panel on 14 November 2022.

 

Subject to the appointment of successful candidates, the Panel will be asked to confirm the appointment of Independent Co-Opted Member(s) for a period of four years. Should confirmation be received, the successful candidates will formally be appointed and be able to participate in the meeting.  

 

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 564 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 September 2022 as a correct record.

5.

Public Question Time

Anyone who works or lives in the Thames Valley can ask a question at meetings of the Police and Crime Panel, at which a 20 minute session will be designated for hearing from the public.

 

If you’d like to participate, please read the Public Question Time Scheme and submit your questions by email to khalid.ahmed@oxfordshire.gov.uk at least three working days in advance of the meeting.

6.

PREVENT - Was it fit for purpose? pdf icon PDF 587 KB

11.05am

To consider a report from the PCC on a Thames Valley perspective of PREVENT. Prevent was part of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and is a measure that aims to reduce the threat of terrorism in the UK.

 

A report of the Panel’s Scrutiny Officer is also attached which provides background reading for Panel Members.

Additional documents:

7.

Update on Community Speedwatch pdf icon PDF 175 KB

11.35am

The PCC provides the Panel with an update on the Community Speedwatch scheme.

8.

Update on Recruitment and Retention of Police Officers pdf icon PDF 177 KB

11.50am

The PCC will update the Panel on the recruitment and Retention of TVP Officers.

9.

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs pdf icon PDF 757 KB

12.10pm

The PCC will provide a report on the work of TVP in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hubs in the Thames Valley.

10.

Annual Assurance Report 2021 from the Joint Independent Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 294 KB

12.30pm

To receive the Annual Assurance Report 2021 from the Joint Independent Audit Committee to the PCC for Thames Valley and the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police.

11.

Host Authority for the Panel and Appointment of Named Substitutes for Elected Local Authority Members and Co-Opted Local Authority Members of the Panel pdf icon PDF 572 KB

12.35pm

To confirm the hosting arrangements for the Panel and to approve the Appointment of Named Substitutes for Elected Local Authority Members and Co-Opted Local Authority Members of the Panel.

12.

Report of the Complaints Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 125 KB

12.40pm

To receive a report from the Panel’s Complaints Sub-Committee on three recent considered complaints against the PCC.

 

It is recommended that the Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel note the report.

13.

Update from the PCC and the Chair of the Panel and Topical Issues pdf icon PDF 451 KB

12.45pm

To note and ask questions on the topical issues report and to receive updates from the PCC and the Chair of the Panel, if required.

14.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 476 KB

12.55pm

For Panel Members to put forward items for the Work Programme including ideas for themed meetings.