Sussex Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 6th October, 2017 10.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Lewes

Contact: Ninesh Edwards, Senior Adviser, Democratic Services  West Sussex County Council (033 022 22542)


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Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt contact Democratic Services, West Sussex County Council before the meeting.

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Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To confirm the minutes­­ of the previous meeting on 30 June 2017

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Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.

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Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017/21 Revision 2017 pdf icon PDF 675 KB

The Medium Term Financial Strategy sets out the key financial issues facing

the Police and Crime Commissioner over the period 2017/18 to 2020/21, and

provides options for delivering a sustainable budget and capital programme

over the medium term.

The Panel is asked to note and comment on the report.

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Budget Timetable 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable Share a

responsibility to provide effective financial and budget planning for the short,

medium and longer term. This report provides an overview of the process.

The Panel is asked to note and comment on the report.

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Video Enabled Justice

A verbal update from the Commissioner on a video-enabled justice initiative

led by the Commissioner on behalf of criminal justice partners across London

and the South East region.

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The role of the Commissioner in ensuring Sussex Police provide an effective response to schools and other educational establishments pdf icon PDF 229 KB

The report outlines the planned changes to the Sussex police response to

schools and other educational establishments. The report also sets out the

role of the Commissioner in ensuring that Sussex Police provides and

effective Policing response to schools and other educational establishments,

as well as the accountability of the Chief Constable for the delivery of these

changes through the Local Policing Programme (LPP).

The Panel is asked to note and comment on the report

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The PCC’s work forthcoming under the provisions of the Policing and Crime Act

Verbal Update on the work the Commissioner plans to undertake in this area

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Chairman’s Feedback on the first Precept and Budget Working Group Meeting

The Chairman will provide a verbal update on the first Precept and Budget

Working Group meeting, held on 25 September 2017

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Quarterly Report of Complaints pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Three pieces of correspondence have been received since the last meeting of

the Panel. The report provides details of the correspondence received and the

action taken.

The Panel is asked to consider the report and raise any issues or concerns

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Written Questions pdf icon PDF 188 KB

Written questions may be submitted by members of the public up to two

weeks in advance of a meeting. The Chairman of the Panel or the

Commissioner will be invited to provide a response by noon of the day before

the meeting. Questions, together with as many responses as possible, will

be tabled at the meeting.

There have been eleven questions received from correspondents prior to this

meeting of the Panel.

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Commissioner’s Question Time

The Panel is asked to raise any issues or queries concerning crime and

policing in Sussex with the Commissioner.

There will be one question per member only and one supplementary

question; further supplementary questions allowable only where time

permits. The Chairman will seek to group together questions on the same


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Commissioner’s Response to Panel Recommendations pdf icon PDF 701 KB

The Panel is asked to note the Commissioner’s response to the Panel’s

recommendations from the last meeting on 30 June 2017.

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Date of next meeting

The next meeting of the Panel will take place on Friday 19 January 2018, 10.

30 a.m. at County Hall, Lewes.

Future meeting dates below:

Monday 19 February 2018 (to be cancelled if not required)

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