Agenda and draft minutes

Hampshire Police and Crime Panel - Complaints Sub-Committee - Thursday, 2nd September, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: Hampshire County Council, Winchester

Contact: Email: pcp.complaints@hants.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and apologies for absence

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed Members to the meeting. Apologies were noted from Councillors John Beavis and Phillip Lashbrook.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To enable Members to declare to the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest they may have in any matter on the agenda for the meeting, where that interest is not already entered in their appointing authority’s register of interests, and any other pecuniary or personal interests in any such matter that Members may wish to consider disclosing.

Minutes:

No declarations were made.

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting (less exempt) pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To confirm the non-exempt minutes from the meeting of the Complaints Sub-Committee held on 1 September 2020.

Minutes:

The non-exempt minutes of the previous meetings were agreed as an accurate record.

4.

Summary of Powers - Complaints Procedure pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Minutes:

Members noted the Sub-Committee’s Summary of Powers.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Members are asked to consider passing the following motion:

 

That, under the provisions of Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the press and public be excluded for the consideration of the following items on the grounds that the reports(s) contain or there may otherwise be disclosed information which is defined as exempt in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

The reasons for exemption of the listed Items are shown below:

 

 Item(s): 6-8

 

 Paragraph(s):

 

1. Information relating to any individual

 

2. Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual

Minutes:

The press and public were excluded from the meeting during the following two items of business, as it was likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the  public were present during that item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, being information relating to any individual (paragraph 1) or information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual (2) and, further,  that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

6.

Minutes of the previous meeting (exempt)

To confirm the exempt minutes from the meeting of the Complaints Sub-Committee held on 1 September 2020.

Minutes:

The exempt minutes of the previous meeting were agreed as an accurate record.

7.

Complaints review

To receive a report from the Democratic Support Officer to the Panel, notifying the Complaints Sub-Committee of complaints for which the informal resolution process was disapplied, in accordance with the Protocol for the Informal Resolution Procedure, during the period 1 September 2020 – 1 September 2021.

Minutes:

Members considered a report from the Democratic Services Officer to the Panel which provided an overview of decisions taken to disapply the informal resolution procedure in respect of a complaint, or part thereof, since the previous meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

The report was noted

8.

To review a complaint made against the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire

(a) To consider the complaint made against the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire.

 

(b) To consider additional comments received by the complainant

 

(c) To consider additional comments received by the complained against

Minutes:

Members considered a report outlining the complaint, including comments received from the complainant and complained against.  

 

(Summary of an exempt minute)