Minutes of the CPS Board meeting on 20 May 2013

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Present

Keir Starmer (Chair)
Peter Lewis
Jim Brisbane
Paul Staff
Alan Jenkins
Alison Porter
Jeremy Newman

Guests

Simon Jeal
Nick Hunt
Mark Summerfield
Adrian Foster
Dave Cass
Roger Coe-Salazar
Julie Heron
Baljit Ubhey
Karen Sawitzki
Martin Goldman
Karen Wright

Apologies

Derek Manuel

Secretariat

Veena King
Rachel Gough

Item 1: Note of Last Meeting and Matters Arising

1. The note of the last meeting held on 26 March was agreed.

Item 2: Director's Update

2. The Director provided an update on the following:

  • Hillsborough
  • Social Media
  • Child Sexual Abuse response
  • Justice Select Committee
  • Victims Right to Review Guidance (VRR)
  • DPP Area Visits

3. The Chief Executive updated the Board on ministerial priorities, focusing on the CJS Strategy and Action Plan.

4. The Board considered the CPS Business Plan.

Item 3: Refocusing the CPS

5. Simon Jeal provided an update on progress.

Item 4: CPS Governance Review

6. Alison Porter presented the final report of the 2013 CPS Governance Review.

Item 5: Q4 Assurance Report

7. Veena King presented the Q4 Assurance Report and invited the Board to consider performance against measures.

Item 6: Q4 Area Performance Review

8. Adrian Foster provided an update on Area performance for Q4 2012/13.

Item 7: South East Performance Report

9. Roger Coe-Salazar (CCP) and Julie Heron (ABM) presented their Q4 performance report to the Board.

Item 8: Thames & Chiltern Performance Report

10. Baljit Ubhey (CCP) and Karen Sawitzki (ABM) presented their Q4 performance report to the Board.

Item 9: Yorkshire & Humberside Performance Report

11. Martin Goldman (CCP) and Karen Wright (ABM) presented their Q4 performance report to the Board.

Item 10: AOB

12. The Board agreed to invite Organised Crime Division to the next quarterly performance Board.

Board Directorate
Next meeting 25 June 2013