Public Board Meeting - Edinburgh

Date:
29 April 2015
Time:
12.30 - 15.30
Location:
Edinburgh Corn Exchange
11 Newmarket Road
Edinburgh
EH14 1RJ

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AGENDA

PUBLIC SESSION

1. Chair’s Opening Remarks -  Vic Emery, Chair

-  Apologies: Jeane Freeman
-  Declarations of Interest
-  Matters Arising
-  For Noting: Items presented and approved under SPA
   
 Standing Orders 2, Section (14):

(i) 1 Glentanner Crescent, Aberdeen.
(ii) 35 Deevale Gardens, Aberdeen.
(iii) Baillieston Police Office, 24-28 Main Street, Baillieston.
(iv) Inverness Properties for disposal x 3.
(v) Laurencekirk Police Office, Aberdeen.
(vi) Notice to Quit on Occupier - 27 Viewfield Road, Aberdeen.
(vii) Proposal to make permanent the currently temporary Assistant Chief Constable(5C).
 
2. MINUTES for APPROVAL - Vic Emery, Chair

2.1 Minutes of Board Meeting held 24th February 2015
2.2 Minutes of Board Meeting held 31st March 2015 

3. PUBLIC MINUTES for NOTING - Vic Emery, Chair
 
3.1 Minute of Audit & Risk Committee held 22nd January 2015
3.2 Minute of Audit & Risk Committee held 11th March 2015
3.3 Minute of Finance & Investment Committee held 26th January 2015
3.4 Minute of HR & Remuneration Committee held 16th January 2015
3.5 Minute of HR & Remuneration Committee held 11th March 2015
 
4. Rolling Action Register - Vic Emery, Chair

The Board is asked to Note the updates and status of the Closed Action Log 

STANDING ITEMS

5. Chief Constable’s Report Sir Stephen House, Chief Constable

6. Forensics Services Report Tom Nelson, Director of Forensic Services

7. Human Resource - John Gillies, Director of People & Development, Police Scotland

8. Health, Safety and Wellbeing - John Gillies, Director of People & Development, Police Scotland

9. Finance

Nil papers brought forward. As it is progressing to the Financial Year end closedown there will be no standing agenda finance reports for presentation at this Board Meeting. The next Finance Report will be tabled 24th June 2015. 

10. Chief Executive’s Report - John Foley, Chief Executive, SPA

ANY OTHER BUSINESS - Vic Emery, Chair
  
CLOSED SESSION

12. Chair’s Opening Remarks - Vic Emery, Chair

-  Apologies: Jeane Freeman
-  Declarations of Interest
-  Matters Arising 

13. MINUTES for APPROVAL - Vic Emery, Chair

13.1 Minutes of Closed Board Meeting held 24th February 2015
13.2 Minutes of Closed Board Meeting held 31st March 2015 

14. CLOSED MINUTES for NOTING - Vic Emery, Chair

14.1 Minutes of Closed Audit and Risk Committee held 22nd  January 2015
14.2 Minutes of Closed Audit and Risk Committee held 31st  March 2015
14.3 Minutes of Closed Finance and Investment Committee held 26th January 2015
14.4 Minutes of Closed HR and Remuneration Committee held 16th January 2015
14.5 Minutes of Closed HR and Remuneration Committee held 11th March 2015
 
15. CLOSED Rolling Action Register - Vic Emery, Chair

The Board is asked to Note the updates and status of the Closed Action Log. 

16. SPA Budget Action Plan - Amy MacDonald, Director of Financial Accountability

This papers presents an outline of the proposed SPA Budget Action Plan reporting for the 2015/16 year as requested per the addendum tabled to the 2015/16 Budget paper presented to the SPA Board on the 31st of March by Police Scotland. The SPA Budget Action Plan covers the 2015/16 Revenue, Capital and Reform budgets. 

17. Police Scotland: National Cybercrime Technical Strategy - Detective Superintendent Stevie Wilson

FOR APPROVAL: To present a business case for the establishment of a National Cybercrime Technical Strategy with a particular focus on the establishment of a facility in the East of Scotland.  The paper was presented at the SPA Finance & Investment Committee in 16th March and was approved to progress to the Scottish Police Authority Board for final Approval. 

ANY OTHER BUSINESS - Vic Emery, Chair


APPROVED BOARD MINUTE

Approved Board Minute - 29 April 2015