ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC PROTECTION
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

10TH DECEMBER 2018

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S DEPARTMENTAL
BUSINESS PLAN 2019/2022

(Extract relevant to the Environment & Public Protection Scrutiny remit)

 

Purpose:

To give members an opportunity to review the Department’s business plan alongside the budget.

To consider and comment on the following issues:

Elements of the business plan relating to Community Safety

Reasons:

The integration of financial and business planning.

(This was  a proposal for improvement by Wales Audit Office)

To be referred to the Executive Board / Council for decision:      NO

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER PORTFOLIO HOLDER:-
Cllr. Cefin Campbell (Communities and Rural Affairs)

Directorate:

Chief Executive’s

 

Report Author:

Wendy Walters

 

 

 

 

Designations:

Director of Regeneration & Policy

 

Tel Nos.01267 224112

 

E Mail Addresses:

WSWalters@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 


 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC PROTECTION
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

10TH DECEMBER 2018

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S DEPARTMENTAL
BUSINESS PLAN 2019/2022
(Extract relevant to Environment & Public Protection  Scrutiny)

 

BRIEF SUMMARY OF PURPOSE OF REPORT.

 

The full business plan outlines the priorities for the Department during 2019/20.

Below is an extract relevant to this Scrutiny for Community Safety.

 

Community Safety extract

 

Review and Evaluation for 2018/19

 

Current Strengths

 

·         We continue to work with partner organisations to ensure community safety work remains a high priority.

·         We have established close working links with the Police in relation to counter terrorism preventative measures.

 

Areas for Development

 

·         Streamline partnership approach to community safety in liaison with Dyfed Powys Police and other partners.

·         Work with the Home Office to deliver the roll-out of the Dovetail (Channel) programme across Wales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Priorities for 2019/2022

 

The following action plan has been prepared for 2019/20:-

 

DRAFT: We will work with partners to ensure Carmarthenshire’s communities are safer with a specific focus on addressing issues in relation to:

·         Class A drugs and County Lines

·         Violent crime including domestic abuse

·         Counter-terrorism

·         Cyber Crime

·         Child Sexual Exploitation

31/03/2020

Gwyneth Ayers

/Kate Harrop

WBO9

Work with the Home Office to deliver the roll-out of the Dovetail (Channel) programme across Wales.

31/03/2020

Gwyneth Ayers

WBO9

Key Measures of Success

Total recorded crime in Carmarthenshire during the year (5.1.1.2)                   

 (2017/18 Result – 10,137; 2018/19 Target – 10,136)

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Kate Harrop

WBO9

No. of Anti-social behaviour incidents in Carmarthenshire during the year (5.1.1.3)     

 

(17/18 Result – 5,810; 18/19 Target – 5,809)

-

Kate Harrop

WB09

 

WBO 9 – Well-being Objective 9 – Supporting good connections with friends, families and safer communities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

NO


 

IMPLICATIONS

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report :

Signed: Wendy S Walters                                                             Director of  Regeneration and Policy   

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

 

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets 

YES

YES

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

1. Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

The Well-being Future Generations Act (2015) requires that functions of the council should maximise their contributions the Well-being Objectives set by the Council.

(Our Well-being Objectives maximise our contribution to the seven Well-being Goals of the Act and demonstrate the five ways of working.)


2.    Legal 

See 1. above


3.    Finance  

The Well-being Future Generations Act (2015) requires that we ensure that resources are allocated annually to meet our objectives.

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below

Signed: Wendy S Walters                                                                  Director of  Regeneration and Policy                         

1.Local Member(s)  - None

2.Community / Town Council - None

3.Relevant Partners - None

4.Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations  - None

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

Title of Document

 

Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

Well-being of Future Generations Act

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

New Corporate Strategy 2018-2023

(Incorporating Carmarthenshire’s Well-being Objectives and Improvement Objectives)

New Corporate Strategy 2018-2023