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Crime and Disorder Scrutiny

Meeting: 02/07/2020 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Item 83)

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The Crime and Disorder (Overview and Scrutiny) Regulations 2009 state that  “A crime and disorder committee shall meet to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions as the committee considers appropriate but no less than once in every twelve month period”.

 

In line with this, the Committee will consider the Council’s Community Safety Action Plan and changes to Prevent delivery.

 

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive enclosed. Members are to be minded that the appendix to this item is confidential and should be treated in that nature.

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Minutes:

The Crime and Disorder (Overview and Scrutiny) Regulations 2009 state that “A crime and disorder committee shall meet to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the  responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions as the committee considers appropriate but no less than once in every twelve month period”.

 

In line with the regulations, Laura-Jean Taylor, Public Protection Team Leader presented the draft Community Safety Partnership Action Plan to Members of the committee. Members were to be minded that the appendix to the item was confidential and was therefore treated in that nature.

 

The report provided a summary of the work undertaken and planned interventions to reduce and tackle crime and disorder, through fulfilling relevant obligations in connection with Section 5 Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

 

Chorley Council are fulfilling their obligation under Section 5 Crime & Disorder Act 1998 through actively engaging with the established Community Safety Partnership and implementing required actions and interventions concerning crime and disorder within the partnership area.

 

The Council are also fulfilling their statutory obligations under Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 that requires all specified authorities to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”.

 

Members were advised that work on the action plan had been put on hold due to Covid-19 however this draft document would form the basis for the 2021-23 report. The action plan did not duplicate measures already in place.

 

The Committee discussed different aspects of the Community Safety Partnership Action Plan including;

·         Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE); a report on CSE was overdue – this had been put on hold due to Covid-19 but progress would be made.

·         Road safety; a week of action had taken place during lockdown in which 6 vehicles had been seized. No increase in number of cars speeding during lockdown had been report.

·         Motorcycle nuisance; there had been an increase in motorcycle/off-road bike nuisance. Members discussed the enforcement powers available to the council

 

Decision – That the Draft Community Safety Partnership Action Plan be noted.


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Item 10.)

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The Crime and Disorder (Overview and Scrutiny) Regulations 2009 state that  “A crime and disorder committee shall meet to review or scrutinise decisions made, or other action taken, in connection with the discharge by the responsible authorities of their crime and disorder functions as the committee considers appropriate but no less than once in every twelve month period”.

 

In line with this, the Committee will consider the Council’s Community Safety Action Plan and changes to Prevent delivery.

 

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive enclosed. Members are to be minded that the appendix to this item is confidential and should be treated in that nature.

Additional documents: