Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Communities and Safety - Friday, 1st September, 2017 11.30 am

Venue: CC1, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 20 July 2017 pdf icon PDF 70 KB


12.1     The Lead Member confirmed as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2017.  




13.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.



Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) update pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Report by the Assistant Chief Executive

Additional documents:


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.