Police, Fire and Rescue Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Tuesday 28 November 2017
Time:
10:30am
Place:
Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Dougie Campbell (Chairman) - Dee and Glenkens
Davie Stitt (Vice - Chairman) - Abbey
Graham Bell - North West Dumfries
John Charteris - Lochar
Rob Davidson - Abbey
Douglas Fairbairn - Annandale North
Iain Howie - Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Jeff Leaver - Lochar
Officials:
Derek Crichton - Director Communities
Hamish McGhie - Local Senior Officer, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Gary Ritchie - Local Commander, Police Scotland
Nick Evans - Governance Officer
In attendance:
Dr Kirsty Darwin - Chair Designate, Scottish Fire and Rescue Services Board
Apologies:
Ian Blake - Abbey
Andy Ferguson - North West Dumfries
Elaine Murray - Nith
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

8 Members present and 3 apologies.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared.

3 POLICE, FIRE AND RESCUE SUB COMMITTEE - APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE BODIES - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

3.1     NOTED that the Police Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway Continuous Improvement Group had fulfilled its function and that there was an invitation received for the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Police Fire and Rescue Sub Committee to attend the Dumfries and Galloway Community Policing Group as detailed in paragraphs 3.6.1 - 3.6.2 in the report; and

 

3.2     AGREED to appoint the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Police Fire and Rescue Sub Committee to the Police Scotland Dumfries and Galloway Community Policing Group as detailed at paragraph 3.6.4 in the report.
 

4 POLICE SCOTLAND DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY LOCAL PLAN - 6 MONTH PERFORMANCE UPDATE: 1 APRIL 2017 - 30 SEPTEMBER 2017- REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

NOTED

 

4.1     the Local Commander gave a brief update to Members on Armed Policing Deployment; and

 

4.2      the performance report for Dumfries and Galloway from Police Scotland for the period 1 April 2017 to 30 September 2017 as detailed in the Appendix to the report.

5 CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY LOCAL POLICING PLAN 2017-2020 - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

NOTED the draft Dumfries and Galloway Local Policing Plan 2017 - 2020 that is to be considered by Dumfries and Galloway Council on 12 December 2017.

6 SCOTTISH FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY LOCAL PLAN 6 MONTH PERFORMANCE UPDATE: 1 APRIL 2017 - 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

NOTED the performance report for Dumfries and Galloway from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service for the period 1 April 2017 to 30 September 2017, as detailed in the Appendix to the report.

7 SCOTTISH FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE - SERVICE TRANSFORMATION - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

7.1     AGREED to receive a presentation on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service transformation; and

 

7.2     NOTED that there was a National Transformation Agenda and Members of this Committee would be consulted on any proposals for change as and when they happen.

 

MEMBER - Graham Bell left the meeting - 7 Members present.

8 ANY OTHER BUSINESS DEEMED URGENT BY THE CHAIRMAN DUE TO THE NEED FOR A DECISION

Decision

NOTED
that there were no items of business deemed urgent by the Chairman due to the need for a decision.