Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport
31.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
31.2 The Lead Member requested that easy to understand guidance is produced and published alongside the revised Policies, to assist the public.
31.3 RESOLVED to approve the revised policies for Road Safety set out as Policy Summaries PS5/01 to PS5/11 in Appendix 1 and approve the recommendations in respect to existing policies set out in Appendix 2.
31.4 The current road safety policies need to be updated following revisions to the national legislation and guidance. Adopting the revised policies set out in Appendix 1 and accompanying working practice will ensure the Road Safety team’s work is undertaken in the best interests of all highway users and the County Council.
Report by the Assistant Chief Executive
14.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Assistant Chief Executive.
14.2 The Lead Member requested a clarification regarding data protection, and the Assistant Chief Executive agreed to the addition of the following:
“All data will be kept in accordance with the Data Protection principles and the Council’s Information Governance policies.”
14.3 RESOLVED (1) to note the County Council’s use of RIPA authorisations;
(2) to note the additional RIPA authorised officers and Designated Person; and
(3) to approve the amendments to the County Council’s RIPA Policy as set out in Appendix 1, with the additional amendment set out at 14.2 above.
14.4 The policy on the use of surveillance and acquisition of data within the regulatory framework of RIPA has been updated to reflect staffing changes.
14.5 Online communication has grown and developed significantly over recent years. Use of details about individuals, groups or locations that are provided on social networking sites and other means of open communication between people using the internet and their mobile communication devices may require authorisation.