Board Meeting - Greenock

Date:
28 February 2019
Time:
10.00
Location:
The Beacon Arts Centre
Custom House Quay
Greenock
PA15 1HJ

This meeting is open for members of the public, interested parties and media representatives to attend. Please confirm your attendance in advance by email to SPABoardServices@spa.pnn.police.uk or telephone 01786 896 878.

Please note, in the interest of safety and security, please be advised that bags larger than A3 size will not be permitted within the venue.  Attendees with larger sized bags will be asked to arrange alternative storage prior to admission (storage can not be provided).

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In line with our standing orders, the papers for this meeting will be 3 working days in advance of the meeting.


1. Welcome and Standing Items:
- Apologies
- Declarations of interest
Minute from meeting held on 30 January 2019 for approval
- Action Log and Matters Arising
- Decision on taking business in private (Items 14-17)
- Decisions since last Board meeting

2. SPA Chair’s Introduction and Report
 Report submitted by the SPA Chair

3. Chief Constable’s Report
 Report submitted by the Chief Constable

4. Brexit Contingency Planning
 Report presented by Deputy Chief Constable – Local Policing

5. Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency Legacy Matters
 Report by Deputy Chief Constable – Professionalism

6. Devolution of Railway Policing
 Report presented by Chief Executive, SPA

7. Policing Performance: September – December 2018
 Report submitted by the Chief Constable

8. Forensic Services Performance: September – December 2018
 Report presented by SPA Director of Forensic Services

9. Financial Report:  September – December 2018
 Report presented by Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland

10. Referral from Committee
 Report referred to the Board from the Resources Committee
 - Proposed Co-location at West Lothian Civic Centre - Lease of    accommodation to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration
 Report presented by Estates Transformation Lead, Police Scotland

11. Committee and Working Group Reports
 Report presented by the Committee and Working Group Chairs

12. Chief Executive’s Report
 Report presented by Chief Executive, SPA

13. Health and Safety Report
 Report presented by Deputy Chief Constable – Professionalism

The following items will be taken in private

14.  Standing Items:
 - Minute relating to items held in private on 30 January 2019 for approval
 - Action Log and Matters Arising

15. Partnership Agreement with Wheatley Housing Group
 Report presented by Superintendent, Safer Communities

16. Referrals from Committee
 Three reports referred to the Board from the Resources Committee
  - Estates Disposals
 Three Estates Disposals presented by Estates Transformation Lead, Police Scotland
  Offers for Former Police Station, Anderston, Glasgow 
  Offers for Former Police Station, Bridge of Earn, Glasgow
  Offers for Former Police Station, Bonar Bridge, Glasgow

17. Staff Pay Reward and Modernisation Update
 Report presented by Director of People and Development, Police Scotland

18. VR / VER Scheme 2019/20
 Report presented by Director of People and Development, Police Scotland

Approved Minute

Notes:

Subject to agreement by the Board at agenda item 1 above, the following Items of business will be considered in private for the reasons noted below:

Item 14 in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 c) disclosure of information could prejudice national security;
• 21 e) an obligation of confidentiality exists in respect of the information to be discussed;
• 21 f) confidential commercial or financial information not already in the public domain could be disclosed;
• 21 g) proposals for significant organisational change, significant changes to the terms and conditions of staff or other sensitive matters are being considered;
• 21 h) discussion in public would be likely to inhibit the free and frank provision of advice or the free and frank exchange of views for the purpose of deliberation.

Item 15 in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 f) confidential commercial or financial information not already in the public domain could be disclosed.

Item 16 in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 e) an obligation of confidentiality exists in respect of the information to be discussed;
• 21 g) proposals for significant organisational change, significant changes to the terms and conditions of staff or other sensitive matters are being considered.

Item 17 in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 e) an obligation of confidentiality exists in respect of the information to be discussed.