Senior Command Team Meeting

Senior Command Team Meeting
Monday 29th April 2013


PRESENT
CC David Crompton (Chair)
DCC Andy Holt
T/ACC Martyn Bates
DF Hiller
ACO Watson
CSupt Simon Torr

DECLARATION(S) OF INTEREST
There were no declarations of interest.

PRESENTATION
None.
 
 MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 15th APRIL 2013
These were approved as a true record.


ACTION SCHEDULE AND WORK PROGRAMME
Item 54 – ongoing


PORTFOLIO ISSUES

 
CC Crompton

•   Gave a de-brief of key updates discussed at last week’s ACPO Chief Constables’ Council.

•   Relayed and discussed some requests from the PCC to SCT.

 

DCC Holt

• Sought SCT approval for Media member of staff who has expressed interest and volunteered to the mutual aid request from PSNI for the G8 in Northern Ireland between 12-21st June 2013. 

RESOLVED -  SCT agreed in principle dependent on timescales.  T/ACC Bates to confirm dates and finalise arrangements.

DF Hiller

.   Following interviews for the new Joint Audit Committee, five members have been chosen and offered membership, although membership has not officially been confirmed yet. 
 

ACO Watson

• The PCC is looking to establish a Joint Consultative Committee with the recognised Trade Unions at SYP.  The first meeting has been arranged for 29 May which Mr Watson is attending.


T/ACC Bates

• Provided an update on the Media and Marketing support for the PCC’s office. One full time and part time post have been agreed, and staff will be recruited and appointed from next week. 

• In ACC Sahota’s absence, sought SCT approval as part of the Specials Recruitment Plan, for the email footer of external emails to be altered to have a Specials recruitment strap line added:

“Could you or someone you know make a difference as a Special Constable in 
 South Yorkshire Police?  If so call 0114 2197000 or visit www.southyorks.police.uk  
 to find out more”.

 RESOLVED – SCT agreed the email footer proposed. 

In addition, SCT discussed changing the ‘theme’ of external email footers on perhaps a monthly basis.
 
ACTION – Media & Marketing to come up with ‘theme’ suggestions every month for sharing with SCT at business meetings for a decision.


FORCE PERFORMANCE

Doncaster All Crime  down 11.1%
Doncaster Burglary  down 21.1%
Sheffield All Crime  down 7.1%
Sheffield Burglary  down 10.4%
Rotherham All Crime    up 19.5%
Rotherham Burglary  up 27.6%
Barnsley All Crime  up 5.5%
Barnsley Burglary  up 41.3%


Decision Papers


INTRODUCTION OF A RECOGNITION AWARD/BONUS PAYMENT POLICY

ACO Watson presented this paper to seek SCT approval to introduce a revised Bonus Payments Policy incorporating a new Recognition Award Payment for whole teams and for outstanding work for the public, i.e.  Winsor Recommendation 31.

The following recommendations were put forward:
1. SCT approve the attached Recognition Award/Bonus Payment Policy incorporating Winsor Recommendation 31

2. SCT approve continuation of the current allocated Budget, and that this is further reviewed in 12 months time, taking into account implementation of Recommendation 31


RESOLVED – Paper was agreed as per recommendations.

 
Discussion Papers

CARRY FORWARDS

DF Hiller presented a schedule of year-end carry forward requests. It was agreed the Director of Finance would review in detail the submitted schemes to determine appropriate options for each of the schemes.

 
Audit Reports
None.

Papers to Review
None.

PCC ISSUES
None.

NOTIFICATION TO THE FORCE
None
      
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
None

Date: 

Monday, 29 April, 2013 - 10:00