Complaints and Conduct Committee

26 March 2019
10.00 - 13.00
1 Pacific Quay
G51 1DZ

Due to the personal nature of the business considered by the Complaints and Conduct Committee, meetings are generally not open to the press and public to attend and observe.  The Committee will consider items in public where it is appropriate to do so, taking into account the provisions of the SPA's Governance Framework.

Agendas for meetings will be published on our website seven working days ahead of the meeting. Papers for public items of business are published three days ahead of the meeting and  are available in advance from the links below.



1. Welcome and Apologies
2. Declarations of interest
3. Minute from meeting held on 19 February 2019 for approval
4. Action Log and Matters Arising
5. Decision on taking business in private (Items 13- 19)
6. SPA Director’s Report
7. Police Scotland Professional Standards Quarterly Performance Report
8. Police Scotland Restricted Duties and Suspended Officers

9. Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing (Verbal update) 
10. Self-assessment of Committee Performance (Verbal update) 
11. Committee Annual Assurance Report to the Board (Verbal update)
12. Complaints and Conduct Committee Work Plan 

The following items will be taken in private

13. Minute relating to items held in private on 29 January 2019 for approval
14. Action Log and Matters Arising
15. Police Scotland Restricted Duties and Suspended Officers
16. SPA Director’s Report
17. Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing
18.     Consideration of Specific Complaints
 18.1 Background Paper
 18.2 Specific Complaints
19. Post meeting Communication (Verbal update) 


Subject to agreement by the Board at agenda item 5 above, the following Items of business will be considered in private for the reasons noted below:
Items 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18.1, 18.2 and 19: in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 d) where matters to be discussed are the subject of legal proceeding (including misconduct or disciplinary proceedings), or where the information to be discussed consists of or includes legal advice provided to the SPA or a third party.