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30 September 2020

Date : 30 September 2020
Time : 10:00 hrs
Location : Video Conference

The Scottish Police Authority is following national guidelines in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and this is having an impact on how we are conducting our business. For the foreseeable future, all essential business of the Authority and its committees will be conducted via video conference. You can watch the Authority's proceedings, live or recorded, on the following Livestream link: https://livestream.com/spa/authoritysept20

The agenda will be published at least seven working days ahead of the meeting with papers published three working days ahead of the meeting.

1. Introduction and Welcome:
1.1 Interim Chair’s Opening Remarks
1.2 Apologies
1.3 Declarations of Interest
1.4 Any Other business
1.5 Decision on taking business in private (Items 12-15)

2. Minute and Actions from previous meeting:
2.1 Minute from meeting held on 19 August 2020 for approval
2.2 Rolling Action Log and Matters Arising
2.3 Decisions since last meeting

3. SPA Interim Chair’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by the SPA Interim Chair

4. Chief Constable’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Constable

5. SPA Interim Chief Executive’s Report
Report for Discussion presented by SPA Interim Chief Executive

6. Police Scotland Cyber Strategy
Report for Approval presented by Deputy Chief Constable, Crime and Operational Support

7. Policing Performance Report Q1 2020
Report for Discussion presented by Deputy Chief Constable, People & Professionalism

8. Brexit Contingency Planning

Report for Discussion presented by Deputy Chief Constable – Local Policing

9. Spending Review Developments
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland

10. 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

11. Committee and Oversight Group Reports
Report for Discussion presented by the Committee and Oversight Group Chairs

The following items will be taken in private

12. Minute and Actions from previous meeting:
12.1 Minute for approval relating to items held in private on 19 August 2020
12.2 Rolling Action Log and Matters Arising

13. Annual Report and Accounts for the Year to 31 March 2020:
13.1 Draft Annual Report and Accounts for the Scottish Police Authority for the Year to 31 March 2020
Report for Approval presented by the SPA Interim Chief Executive and the Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland and recommended by the Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee
13.2 Draft Audit Scotland 2019/20 Annual Audit Report to Members and the Auditor General for Scotland
Report for Discussion presented by Audit Director, Audit Scotland

14. Referrals from Resources Committee for Approval
Finance
14.1 Budget Virement
Business Cases:
14.2 North East Strategic Change Full Business Case
14.3 Mobile Working Phase 2 Full Business Case
Estates:
14.4 Co-location of Monifeith Police Station to Angus Council Library
Contract Awards:
14.5 Motorola Airwave Devices
Pensions:
14.6 Public Sector Pensions Consultations

15. Spending Review Developments
Report for Discussion presented by the Chief Financial Officer, Police Scotland

Approved Minute

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 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.