Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Council Chamber, County Hall, Matlock

Contact: Ivan Walters  01629 538328

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Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest (if any)


Prior to the commencement of the meeting a minute’s silence was observed in memory of Councillor Lewis Rose (Derbyshire Dales District Council) and former member of the Police and Crime Panel, who had recently passed away.


V Newbury and Dr S Handsley declared a personal interest in relation to Agenda Item 4, ‘Independent Member Recruitment Process’ as current standing Independent Members of the Panel


Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To confirm the non-exempt minutes of the meeting of the Derbyshire Police and Crime Panel held on 18 November 2021




That the minutes of the meeting of the Derbyshire Police and Crime Panel held on 18 November 2021 be confirmed as a correct record, subject to the words, ‘for the municipal year’ being removed from the appointment of Chair resolution.


Independent Member recruitment process - Verbal Update - Report of the Director of Legal and Democratic Services of Derbyshire County Council


Members were updated on the recruitment of independent panel members.


The selection Panel would meet on 31 January to carry out shortlisting, with the interviews hopefully being held 7-14 days after that date.


The intention was that the successful candidates would be identified prior to March, to enable a report to be submitted to the 17 March meeting recommending the appointment of the successful candidates.




To note the update.


To consider a report from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire on the Proposed Precept for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 799 KB


Angelique Foster, Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire, presented to the Panel her proposed precept for the forthcoming financial year in accordance with the duty under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011. The Commissioner informed the Panel of her proposal to issue a precept increase of £10.00 per year to the current Band D precept of £241.60, which would give a Band D precept for 2022-23 of £251.60.


The Commissioner, invited Rachel Swann, Chief Constable, to give a presentation to members outlining her Operational Business case for Investment, giving an insight into what a precept increase of £10 would provide.


A Dale, Chief Operating Officer (OPCC), and S Allsop Chief Finance Officer, Derbyshire Constabulary, also provided a presentation to support the report.


The Commissioner was questioned in detail by Panel members with regard to her proposed precept increase and also gave members the opportunity to make comments or ask questions of the Chief Constable and the Finance officers, which were duly noted or answered




To approve the proposed precept for 2022-23 without qualification or comment.


Announcements from the PCC


The OPCC continued to work to the interim management structure that had been put in place.


The new Road Safety Grant scheme would be launched shortly.


A public meeting had been arranged in Baslow to discuss and address public concerns regarding rural crime, and it was hoped that this would encourage public confidence in reporting crimes


The PCC had recently hosted a number of VAWG focus groups with the public which would feed into the VAWG Strategy that was currently being developed with the Police and all Derbyshire Local Authorities.


Forthcoming Events

To hear an oral update on forthcoming events (if any)


A Home Office training event for support officers to Police and Crime Panels had recently taken place, with more planned for the future.


Date of Next Meeting - 17 March 2022 - 10.00am