Agenda and minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee
Thursday, 11th January, 2018 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Judy Cordell, Senior Democratic Support Officer  Tel:- 023 8083 2766

Items
No. Item

35.

Apologies and Changes in Panel Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Panel made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.

Minutes:

The Committee noted the apologies of Councillor T Thomas and Appointed Member Catherine Hobbs. 

36.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 14December, 2017 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 14th December 2017 Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee be approved and signed as a correct record. 

 

37.

Safe City Partnership Annual Review pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Report of the Chair of the Safe City Partnership providing the Committee with an update on community safety in Southampton and the Safe City Partnership.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the report of the Chair of the Safe City Partnership detailing the Annual Review. 

38.

Forward Plan - Local Authority Trading Company for some Council Services pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance enabling the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee to examine the content of the Forward Plan and to discuss issues of interest or concern with the Executive.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that:

 

(i)  the conviction rate for Southampton was circulated to the Committee;

(ii)  the latest crime statistics for 2017/18 were circulated to the Committee;

(iii)  whilst recognising that additional information was available in the full Strategic Assessment, the 2017/18 executive summary presented to the OSMC includes reference to the underlying causes of the rising crime levels in Southampton and the actions that had  been taken reflecting this understanding;

(iv)  Councillors were provided with a briefing on the work of Operation Fortress (Heavy);

(v)  the Committee were provided with the number of people in Southampton that successfully completed the drug treatment programme in 2016/17; and

(vi)  the Committee were provided with the following information from 2010 to 2017:

 

  The number of police officers in Southampton

  The police recorded crime rate in Southampton per 1,000 population.

39.

Monitoring Scrutiny Recommendations to the Executive pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance enabling the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee to monitor and track progress on recommendations made to the Executive at previous meetings.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received and noted the report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance detailing the actions of the Executive and monitoring progress of the recommendations of the Committee.