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Declarations of Interest
any declarations of interest.
no Declarations of Interest received at this point in the meeting.
The minutes of the Culture and Communities Scrutiny Panel held on 7 April were submitted and approved as a correct record.
is asked to consider the draft final report regarding Tough enough? Enforcement
in Middlesbrough and its impact on crime and anti-social behaviour' and to
consider the draft recommendations.
On behalf of the Chair, the
Democratic Services Officers presented the final report regarding Tough enough?
Enforcement in Middlesbrough and its impact on crime and anti-social behaviour.
Following the presentation of the
report and discussions, the Panel agreed to recommend the following to
That a general awareness session be established for
elected members to discuss the Community Safety partnership, the roles of the
community safety teams and how to raise a community trigger.
That further promotion of the community trigger
process be shared with elected members and the local communities, this could be
done through, for example, ward council meetings, lovemiddlesbrough magazine
and community councils.
Given the recent concerns surrounding the number of
police officers within the wards, the panel ask that the Council continue
discussions with Cleveland Police to ensure the correct resources are allocated
That Middlesbrough council work in partnership with
ASB help to sign up to the ASB pledge.
That the panel members receive 6 monthly updates from
the locality wards regarding crime/ anti-social behavior statistics.
That members receive further updates, as and when, to
the rolling out of locality working in other wards within the town.
AGREED- That the final report be
agreed and forwarded to Overview and Scrutiny Board and then referred to
Executive to endorse the recommendations.
Chair's OSB Update
provided a verbal update from the Overview and Scrutiny Board held on 11 May
That the information be noted.
Any other urgent items which in the opinion of the Chair, may be considered.