MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL

COUNCIL

13 APRIL 2016

REPORT OF THE COMMUNITIES, HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE ACTING AS THE CRIME AND DISORDER COMMITTEE HELD ON 15 MARCH 2016

1.        2016-17 STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT AND 2013-18 COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP PLAN REFRESH

1.1 Issue for Decision

1.1.1 To adopt the 2016-17 Strategic Assessment and the 2013-18 Community Safety Partnership document refresh to be implemented by the Safer Maidstone Partnership.

1.2 Recommendation Made

1.2.1 (1) That Council agree to adopt the 2016-17 Strategic Assessment to
be implemented by the Safer Maidstone Partnership as set out in
Appendix 1 to this report; and

(2) That Council adopt the 2013-18 Community Safety Partnership Plan
refresh to be implemented by the Safer Maidstone Partnership as
set out in Appendix 2 to this report.

1.3 Reasons for Recommendation

1.3.1 On 15 March 2016 the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee acting as the Crime and Disorder Committee considered the report of the Head of Housing and Community Services (copy attached at Appendix A) regarding the 2016-17 Strategic Assessment and 2013-18 Community Safety Partnership Plan refresh and agreed to recommend these documents for adoption and implementation by the Safer Maidstone Partnership.

1.3.2 The Committee asked for human trafficking and slavery to be added to the emerging themes.

1.4 Appendices

1.4.1 Appendix A Report of the Head of Housing and Community Services to Community, Housing and Environment Committee acting as the Crime and Disorder Committee
Appendix 1 2016-17 Strategic Assessment
Appendix 2 2013-18 Community Safety Partnership Plan Refresh