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Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

265

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

244

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  1,  leave out ‘ten’ and insert ‘12’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

For member’s explanatory statement see Amendment 240.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

300

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  3,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘seven’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

511

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  3,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘up to five’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

512

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

Two further members under the age of 18 to be co-opted to the panel.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

301

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  8,  leave out ‘ten’ and insert ‘eight’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

245

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  9,  at end add ‘plus two additional members appointed

 

from participating authorities’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

For member’s explanatory statement see Amendment 240.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

302

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  10,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘eight’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

266

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

513

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  10,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘up to five’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

514

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

Two further members under the age of 18 to be co-opted to the panel.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

303

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  15,  leave out ‘ten’ and insert ‘eight’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

246

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  15,  leave out ‘ten’ and insert ‘12’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

For member’s explanatory statement see Amendment 240.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

304

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  17,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘seven’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

515

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  17,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘up to five’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

516

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

Two further members under the age of 18 to be co-opted to the panel.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

267

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

247

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  24,  after ‘authority’, insert ‘plus two additional

 

members appointed from participating authorities’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

For member’s explanatory statement see Amendment 240.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

305

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  25,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘seven’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

517

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  25,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘up to five’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

518

 

Schedule  6,  page  116,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

Two further members under the age of 18 to be co-opted to the panel.’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

199

 

Schedule  6,  page  117,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘8         

It shall be a duty on all participating authorities to ensure that the criteria set

 

out in paragraphs 6 and 7 are met.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

519

 

Schedule  6,  page  117,  line  24,  leave out ‘the two co-opted members’ and insert ‘the

 

up to five co-opted members and two further youth co-optees’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

306

 

Schedule  6,  page  117,  line  24,  leave out ‘two’ and insert ‘seven’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

307

 

Schedule  6,  page  118,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In co-opting members, the panel must secure that, as far as is reasonably

 

practicable, the members of the panel represent, between them, the ethnic

 

diversity of the police force area.

 

(1B)    

In co-opting members, the panel must secure that, as far as is reasonably

 

practicable, there is a gender balance amongst the members of the panel.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

308

 

Schedule  6,  page  118,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

The panel arrangements must secure that, as far as is reasonably practicable, the

 

members of the panel represent, between them, the ethnic diversity of the police

 

force area.

 

(4)    

The panel arrangements must secure that, as far as is reasonably practicable, there

 

is a gender balance amongst the members of the panel.’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

200

 

Schedule  6,  page  118,  line  16,  after ‘panel’, insert ‘who are appointed by a

 

participating authority’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would remove voting rights from co-opted members of police and crime panels.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

255

 

Schedule  6,  page  118,  line  19,  leave out paragraph 13.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

256

 

Schedule  6,  page  119,  line  10,  leave out sub-paragraph (2).

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

269

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

309

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  15,  after ‘relevant’, insert ‘chief constable or’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

24

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  16,  leave out ‘and’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

25

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  16,  after ‘staff’, insert ‘and the relevant chief constable’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is intended to give the police and crime panels the power to require chief

 

constables to attend the panel to answer questions that relate to the commissioner’s decisions and

 

priorities. Under the Bill, the panels can require the commissioner and his staff to attend panel

 

meetings but not the chief constable.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

289

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  16,  after ‘commissioner’, leave out ‘and’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

290

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  16,  after ‘staff’, insert ‘and the relevant chief constable’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

48

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A police and crime panel may require officers from the relevant police force who

 

have roles within the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to attend

 

before the panel or to respond in writing to answer any question which relates to

 

their responsibilities within ACPO.’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

26

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A police and crime panel may require officers above the rank of Chief

 

Superintendent from the relevant police force to attend before the panel or to

 

respond in writing to answer any question which appears to the panel to be

 

necessary in order to carry out its functions.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would give the police and crime panels the power to require chief constables to


 
 

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attend the panel to answer questions that relate to the commissioner’s decisions and priorities.

 

Under the Bill the panels can require the commissioner and his staff to attend panel meetings, but

 

not the chief constable.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

291

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  26,  after ‘subsection (1)’, insert—

 

‘(5)    

The chief constable must comply with any requirement imposed by the panel

 

under subsection (1).’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

252

 

Page  21,  line  14,  leave out Clause 29.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

253

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  28,  at beginning insert ‘the remaining members of’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

27

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  33,  leave out ‘two years’ and insert ‘six months’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would allow the police and crime panels to suspend the commissioner if they have

 

been charged with an offence in the UK which carries a maximum term of imprisonment exceeding

 

six months rather than two years. A range of criminal offences such as aggravated vehicle taking

 

currently carry a sentence that does not exceed two years.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

310

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  33,  leave out ‘two years’ and insert ‘six months’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

311

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  33,  leave out ‘two years’ and insert ‘twelve months’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 27 January 2011                  

271

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

259

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A police and crime panel may suspend the relevant police and crime

 

commissioner in accordance with regulations under section 31.’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

260

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  34,  after ‘commissoner’, insert ‘under subsection (1)’.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

254

 

Clause  30,  page  21,  line  40,  after ‘suspension by the’, insert ‘remaining members

 

of the’.

 


 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

261

 

Clause  31,  page  22,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

the suspension of a police and crime commissioner by a police and crime

 

panel while a qualifying complaint or conduct matter is being

 

investigated.’.

 


 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

41

 

Schedule  7,  page  122,  leave out lines 5 to 8.

 

Vernon Coaker

 

Diana Johnson

 

Clive Efford

 

Mark Tami

 

312

 

Schedule  7,  page  122,  line  7,  after ‘must provide for’, insert ‘the remaining

 

members of’.


 
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