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30 June 2020

Date : 30 June 2020
Time : 10:00 hrs
Location : Video Conference
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is placing an unprecedented and dynamic set of challenges on individuals and organisations across the UK and beyond.  The Scottish Police Authority is following national guidelines and this is having an impact on how we will be able to conduct our business in the immediate period.
All essential business of the Authority or its committees is now being conducted via video or telephone conference. Anyone interested in following the meeting can listen to proceedings live, or a recording, from the following link:  https://livestream.com/spa/30june2020
As you will appreciate, this is an unprecedented situation and we hope to be able to revert to business as usual as soon as possible when it is safe to do so.
AGENDA
1. Welcome and Standing Items:
- Apologies
- Declarations of interest
Minute from meeting held on 20 May 2020 for approval
Action Log and Matters Arising
- Decision on taking business in private (Items 11-15)
- Decisions since last meeting
2. SPA Vice Chair’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by the SPA Vice Chair
3. Chief Constable’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Constable
4. Coronavirus Response:
a) Policing Response to COVID-19
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Constable
b) Forensic Services Update
Report for Discussion presented by the SPA Director of Forensic Services
c) Overview of SPA Public Opinion Survey Results during COVID-19
Report for Discussion presented by the SPA Director of Strategy, Performance and Assurance
5. Independent Advisory Group on Police Use of Temporary Powers Related to the Coronavirus Crisis
Report for Discussion presented by the Chair of the Advisory Group, John Scott QC
6. Policing Performance:
a) Annual Assessment of Policing Performance 2019/20 and Quarterly Report January – March 2020
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Constable
b) Revised Policing Performance Framework
Report for Approval presented by Deputy Chief Constable, People & Professionalism
7. Health, Safety and Wellbeing:
a) Health & Safety End of Year Report and Quarterly Report January – March 2020
Report for Discussion presented by Deputy Chief Constable, People & Professionalism
b) Wellbeing End of Year Report and Quarterly Report January – March 2020
Report for Discussion presented by Head of People Engagement Partnering, Police Scotland
8. SPA Interim Chief Executive’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by SPA Interim Chief Executive
9. Procurement Annual Report
Report presented for Approval by the Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland
10. Committee and Oversight Group Reports
Report for Discussion presented by the Committee and Oversight Group Chairs
The following items will be taken in private
11.  Standing Items:
- Minute for approval relating to Special meeting held on 18 May 2020
- Minute for approval relating to items held in private on 20 May 2020
- Action Log and Matters Arising
12. Referrals from Resources Committee:
a) PS Leadership Project – New Sergeant’s Qualification
Report presented for Endorsement of the Regulatory Change
b) Request to Declare Surplus - Tay Coast & Howe of Fife
Report presented for Approval
13. Directors’ Pay and Grading
Report presented by Deputy Chief Constable, People & Professionalism for Approval
14. Legal Settlement
Report presented by SPA Head of Legal Services for Approval
15. SPA 2020 Update
Report presented by SPA Interim Chief Executive for Discussion and Endorsement
Notes:
Subject to agreement by the Authority at agenda item 1 above, the following Items of business will be considered in private for the reasons noted below:
Items 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 in accordance with the SPA’s Standing Orders section:
• 21 a) information relating to identified or identifiable individuals (including members of staff) could be disclosed where there is no consent for disclosure and/or where there is a risk of harm to any individual from the disclosure.
• 21 d)  matters to be discussed are the subject of legal proceedings (including misconduct or disciplinary proceedings) or where the information to be discussed consists of or includes legal advice provided to the SPA or to a third party.
• 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.