Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

Clause 1

LORD CARLILE OF BERRIEW

 

Page 1, line 10, at end insert—

“( ) Each police area shall have a directly elected police authority.

( ) Each police authority shall number not less than seven and not more than 11 members.

( ) The number of members of each police authority shall be set by order made by statutory instrument following consultation by the Secretary of State with the authority, each local authority part of which is included in the police area, and the chief constable for the time being; and such consultation shall be completed at least three months prior to the first election of such an authority, and by the beginning of the fourth year following each subsequent election.

( ) Police authorities will be elected in accordance with section 51 of this Act.

( ) The police and crime commissioner will be the person elected by its members to chair the police authority for the time being.”

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 2, line 24, at end insert—

“( ) Each police and crime commissioner shall appoint a non-executive board of between four and seven members.

( ) Such non-executive boards shall work with the police and crime commissioners to ensure good governance of—

(a) financial;

(b) staff; and

(c) equality;

matters and to support the police and crime commissioners in respect of their functions.

( ) Police and crime commissioners may make such arrangements as they see necessary to remunerate and reimburse expenses incurred by members of such non-executive boards.

( ) Appointments to and remuneration and expenses arrangements for such non-executive boards shall be subject to approval by the relevant police and crime panel.”

Clause 4

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 3, line 17, leave out subsections (3) and (4) and insert—

“(3) There is to be a Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime for the metropolitan police district.

(4) The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is to be elected, and hold office, in accordance with Chapter 6.

(4A) The person who has been given the title of deputy mayor and particular responsibility for policing and crime by the Mayor of London at the time this Act is section is brought into effect is to be the occupant for the time being of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.”

 

Page 4, line 20, leave out subsections (10) and (11)

 

Page 4, line 27, at end insert—

“( ) The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime shall appoint a non-executive board of between four and seven members.

( ) Such non-executive boards shall work with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime to ensure good governance of—

(a) financial;

(b) staff; and

(c) equality;

matters and to support the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime in respect of its functions.

( ) The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime may make such arrangements as it sees necessary to remunerate and reimburse expenses incurred by members of such non-executive boards.

( ) Appointments to and remuneration and expenses arrangements for such non-executive boards shall be subject to approval by the London Assembly police and crime panel.”

Schedule 3

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 111, line 17, leave out paragraph 4

Schedule 4

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 113, line 28, leave out sub-paragraph (1)

 

Page 113, line 37, leave out sub-paragraph (3)

Clause 5

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 4, line 31, leave out subsection (1)

 

Page 4, line 32, at end insert “for the purposes of employing staff only”

Clause 19

LORD KENNEDY OF SOUTHWARK

 

Page 14, line 17, leave out “any person” and insert “a member of the relevant police and crime panel”

 

Page 14, line 40, leave out “any other person” and insert “a member of the relevant police and crime panel”

 

Page 14, line 42, leave out “other” and insert “appointed”

Clause 20

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 15, line 2, leave out subsection (1)

 

Page 15, line 10, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b)

 

Page 15, line 18, leave out subsection (4)

 

Page 15, line 27, leave out paragraph (c)

 

Page 16, line 8, leave out subsections (9) to (13)

Clause 21

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Leave out Clause 21

Clause 29

BARONESS HAMWEE

LORD SHIPLEY

 

Page 21, line 11, at end insert—

“( ) keep under review the exercise by the relevant police and crime commissioner of the statutory functions exercisable by him;”

 

Page 21, line 15, at beginning insert “undertake investigations,”

 

Page 21, line 17, at end insert—

“( ) support the relevant police and crime commissioner with regard to the development of his police and crime plan and its implementation and the development of his budget”

Clause 33

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 23, line 1, leave out paragraph (b)

After Clause 33

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Suspension of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

(1) The London Assembly police and crime panel may suspend the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime if it appears to the panel that—

(a) the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime has been charged in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man with an offence, and

(b) the offence is one which carries a maximum term of imprisonment exceeding two years.

(2) The suspension of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime ceases to have effect upon the occurrence of the earliest of these events—

(a) the charge being dropped;

(b) the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime being acquitted of the offence;

(c) the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime being convicted of the offence but not being disqualified under section 67 by virtue of the conviction;

(d) the termination of the suspension by the police and crime panel.

(3) For the purposes of salary, pensions and allowances in respect of times during a period of suspension, the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is to be treated as not holding that office during that suspension.

(4) In this section references to an offence which carries a maximum term of imprisonment exceeding two years are references—

(a) to an offence which carries such a maximum term in the case of a person who has attained the age of 18 years, or

(b) to an offence for which, in the case of such a person, the sentence is fixed by law as life imprisonment.”

Clause 43

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 28, line 36, leave out from “must” to end of line 38 and insert “agree that recommendation with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime”

Clause 44

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 29, line 9, after “must” insert “agree that recommendation with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 29, line 12, leave out from “Metropolis” to end of line 14

Clause 46

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 29, line 34, at end insert—

“( ) No person shall be appointed as an Assistant Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis without the consent of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.”

Clause 47

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 30, line 6, at end insert—

“( ) No person shall be appointed as a Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis without the consent of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.”

Clause 48

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 30, line 12, at end insert—

“( ) No person shall be appointed as a Commander without the consent of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.”

After Clause 50

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

(1) An election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (an “ordinary election”) is to be held—

(a) in 2012;

(b) in each subsequent fourth year.

(2) The poll at an ordinary election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime in any year is to be held on the day which is the ordinary day of election in that year for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

(3) The term of office of a person elected as the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime at an ordinary election—

(a) begins with the seventh day after the day of the poll at the election; and

(b) ends with the sixth day after the day of the poll at the next ordinary election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime.

(4) Subsection (3) is subject to any provision of or made under this or any other Act relating to the appointment or election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime ceasing to hold office.”

Clause 51

LORD CARLILE OF BERRIEW

 

Page 31, line 37, leave out “and crime commissioners” and insert “authorities”

 

Page 32, line 9, leave out “police and crime commissioner” and insert “member of a police authority”

Clause 52

LORD CARLILE OF BERRIEW

 

Page 32, line 1, leave out “and crime commissioners” and insert “authorities”

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 32, line 19, at end insert “or in the office of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 32, line 21, after “officer” insert “or the Greater London Returning Officer”

 

Page 32, line 33, at end insert “or the next ordinary election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 32, line 38, after “area” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 32, line 40, at end insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

LORD CARLILE OF BERRIEW

 

Leave out Clause 52

Clause 53

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 33, line 9, at end insert—

“( ) A person is entitled to vote as an elector at an election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime—

(a) if they are an elector entitled to vote in an election for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly being held on that date, and

(b) they are not an elector entitled to vote in elections for the Corporation of London.”

Clause 55

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 33, line 29, at end insert—

“( ) The returning officer for an election of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is to be the Greater London Returning Officer.”

Clause 60

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 38, line 1, after “commissioner” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 38, line 7, after “commissioner” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 38, line 11, at end insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 38, line 13, at end insert—

“( ) The appropriate officer must give notice of a vacancy in the office of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime to the Greater London Returning Officer.”

Clause 61

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 38, line 18, after “area” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 38, line 20, after “commissioner” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

 

Page 38, line 23, at end insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

Clause 62

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 38, line 36, after “commissioner” insert “or the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime”

After Clause 62

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Appointment of acting Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

(1) The Mayor of London will act as the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime if—

(a) no person holds the office of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime,

(b) the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is incapacitated, or

(c) the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is suspended in accordance with section (Suspension of the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime).

(2) Where the Mayor of London acts as the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, the Mayor of London will have all of the powers and functions vested in the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime as the Mayor of London has been elected as the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime.”

After Clause 73

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime: further provision

Sections 64 to 73 of this act shall apply to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime as though the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime were a police and crime commissioner.”

Clause 87

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 54, line 19, at end insert—

“( ) After sub-paragraph (3) insert—

“(3A) Any inspection programme or framework must include a review of the extent to which each chief constable is meeting the obligations of the strategic policing requirement.

(3B) A review under sub-paragraph (3A) must be conducted at least once a year.””

Schedule 15

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 166, line 37, at end insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 3, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 8, at end insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 17, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 18, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 21, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 23, at end insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 26, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 167, line 43, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 168, line 41, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

 

Page 169, line 8, after “authority” insert “or police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime”

Schedule 16

LORD HARRIS OF HARINGEY

 

Page 197, line 21, leave out “, 2 or 4”

Prepared 24th June 2011