Informal, Police and Crime Panel - Thursday, 23rd September, 2021 10.00 am

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Contact: Elaine Tibble  01305 224202 - Email:

Note: Informal 

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To receive any apologies for absence.



Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interests as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct. In making their disclosure councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.

If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.



Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only. Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset/BCP Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words. All submissions must be sent electronically to by the deadline set out below.


When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details. Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.


Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate officer at the meeting. All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting. The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Monday 20 September 2021.


Firearms Licencing

To receive a verbal update.


Police and Crime Plan Update and Response to Panel Feedback pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To present members with an update on the Police and Crime Commissioner’s forthcoming Police and Crime Plan, as well as to provide a formal response to the Panel’s recommendations regarding said Plan.




Priority Lead Policy - Sign Off pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To approve the Priority Lead Policy

Additional documents:


Q1 Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 822 KB

To receive an update of progress against the Police and Crime Plan Q1 2021/22, to enable Panel members to scrutinise performance, seek assurance and assess outcomes achieved in the reporting period.


VFM of the Uplift in additional Officers in the 2021 year

To receive a verbal update.


Innovation Fund Review pdf icon PDF 330 KB

To provide Members with an update on the operation of the Dorset Innovation Board.


Complaints Update

To receive a verbal update from the Chairman of the Police and Crime Panel Complaints Sub-Committee.


Forward Workplan pdf icon PDF 679 KB

To receive and review the PCP Forward Plan.


Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.



Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.