Forensic Services Committee

Date:
15 February 2018
Location:
SPA
1 Pacific Quay
Glasgow
G51 1DZ

FORENSIC SERVICES COMMITTEE AGENDA

Date:     Thursday 15 February 2018
Time:    Public Session:  09.30 – 12:30
Venue:  Boardroom, SPA, 1 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1DZ
Chair:    Iain Whyte


1.     INTRODUCTION / WELCOME *   Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
1.1   Chair’s Opening Remarks
1.2   Apologies
1.3   Declarations of Interest
1.4   Items for Board Submission
1.5   Business Conducted Since Last Meeting 

2.      MINUTE AND ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING: * (FOR APPROVAL) Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
2.1    Minute of Board Meeting held 7 November 2017
2.2    R olling Action Log 

3.     MATTERS ARISING *  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA

4.     PRIVATE SESSION BUSINESS: *  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
4.1    Confirmation of Private Session business for 15 February 2018 


5.     FORENSIC SERVICES PERFORMANCE REPORT *  Tom Nelson, SPA

6.     HMICS UPDATE REPORT *   Vicki Morton, SPA

7.     FORENSIC 2026 STRATEGIC CONSULTATION  Amy MacDonald/ Fiona Douglas, SPA

8.     FORENSIC SERVICES WORKPLAN * (PAPER)   Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA

9.     FORENSIC SERVICES COMMITTEE – END OF YEAR REVIEW   Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA

10.   FORENSIC SERVICES ANNUAL ASSURANCE REPORT  Tom Nelson, SPA

11.   AOB *  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
       CRIME SCENE ATTENDANCE POLICY  Vicki Morton

12.   DATE OF NEXT MEETING: *   Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
       Thursday 10 May 2018, SPA, Pacific Quay, Glasgow 

        ITEMS OF BUSINESS IN PRIVATE SESSION 

13.    MINUTE AND ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS MEETING: * (FOR APPROVAL)  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA
13.1  Minutes of Forensic Services Committee 7th November 2018 – Private
13.2  Forensic Services Committee Action Log – Private  


14.    MATTERS ARISING Verbal Report  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA

15.    FORENSIC SERVICES RISK REGISTER *
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (b) - where public discussion of the information may prejudice national security, legal proceeding, including misconduct or disciplinary proceedings, or police operations.) Paper Graham Stickle, SPA

16.    Forensic Services Business Plan 2018/19 and 2019/20
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff) Verbal Report Tom Nelson, SPA

17.    BUSINESS CASES FOR APPROVAL  Amy MacDonald, SPA
 
         OPERATIONAL
17.1   Drug Resources
17.2  Mark Enhancement Resources
17.3  Firearms Resources
17.4  Toxicology Resources  

         INFRASTRUCTURE
17.5  Quality Resources
17.6  Demand Management Resource
17.7  Biometrics Programme Resource
  
         SERVICE BACK
17.8  Corporate Services from Police Scotland
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff) 

18.  FORENSIC SERVICES DRAFT REVENUE AND CAPITAL BUDGET   Amy McDonald, SPA
  (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff)  

19.  DRAFT NEW MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE REPORTING  Tom Nelson, SPA
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff) 

20.  BIOLOGY OUTSOURCING  Fiona Douglas, SPA
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff) 

21.  RECRUITMENT UPDATE  Tom Nelson, SPA
 (Items taken in Private in accordance with SPA Governance Framework, Section 27 (e) – where any information to be discussed is commercially financial and commercial sensitivity, relates to proposals for significant organisational change or to significant changes to the terms of conditions of staff) 

22.  AOB *  Iain Whyte, Chair, SPA

 

 Membership:

 Iain Whyte (Chair)
 Nicola Marchant
 Robert Hayes

 Notes
 • If you have any questions about the agenda or meeting arrangements, please contact Raymond Clements Scottish Police Authority, c/o 1 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1DZ Tel:  01786 896 875 or email SPALiaison@spa.pnn.police.uk