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Minutes of the CPS Board meeting on 19 December 2012

Present

Keir Starmer (Chair)
Peter Lewis
Alan Jenkins
Paul Staff
Jim Brisbane
Derek Manuel
Alison Porter

Guests

Judith Walker
Adele Clarke
Mark Summerfield
Steve White
Patrick Stevens
Hick Hunt
Adrian Foster

Apologies

None

Secretariat

Simon Jeal
Veena King
Rachel Gough


Item 1: Note of Last Meeting and Matters Arising

1. The note of the last meeting was agreed.

Item 2: Director’s update

2. The Director provided an update on:

  • Savile
  • orth Wales care homes, allegations of historical child abuse Hillsborough.
  • Area visits
  • Social Media Interim Guidelines
  • Joint Enterprise guidance
  • The Policy Exchange Report on the CPS.
  • CPS Direct CCP role

3. The Chief Executive updated the Board on the on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement of 5 December.

4. The Board were updated on CJS Reform, in particular the priorities of the new ministerial teams at the Home Office and MoJ.

Item 3: People Survey Results – update

<5. An update was provided on the work being taken forward by the Chief Operating Officer with ACPO to develop arrangements relating to police performance and accountability./p>

Item 4: Refocusing the CPS

6. Simon Jeal updated the Board on progress since the November meeting.

Item 5: CPS International Strategy and Delivery

7. Patrick Stevens presented a paper on the current position of the CPS international strategy.

Item 6: CJS Reform – Performance Analysis

8. A discussion took place on key delivery partner performance as part of risk management.

Item 7: Q2 Performance

9. Adrian Foster provided an analysis on CPS East Midlands performance in Q2 2012/13.

Item 8: East Midlands Q2 Performance Report

10. Judith Walker (CCP) and Adele Clarke (ABM) attended the Board to discuss their performance report.

Item 9: A.O.B

11. The Board were advised that The Cabinet Office & Treasury have been working on a Transformation Project for Internal Audit.

Strategy and Policy
Date of next meeting 26 February 2013