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Formal Enforcement Action

Meeting: 20/01/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning (Item 33)

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This report enables the Executive Members to review the formal enforcement action as well as the surveillance activity undertaken in 2018-19 by Public Protection (Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Licensing), Housing Services, Community Safety, and National Trading Standards Regional Investigation and National Trading Standards eCrime teams.

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved:

                   i.        That the Executive Members approve the report.

                  ii.        That the relevant data collected in this report, be reported on a quarterly bases to ward teams.

                 iii.        That thanks was recorded to officers for the work undertaken.

 

Reason:    To provide oversight to the activity undertaken in 2018-19, and meet the requirement of the surveillance commissioner for Member oversight of surveillance activity.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning was joined in consultation with the Executive Member for

Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods to consider a report that provided a review of the formal enforcement action as well as the surveillance activity undertaken in 2018-19. The Executive Members thanked officers for the comprehensive report. They discussed several areas of enforcement action and requested that future reports on formal enforcement action include previous years statistics for comparison. They also requested that where possible if reports could include comparison figures from similar local authorities. The Executive Members also noted that they were happy with policy document, but that it could it could indicate City of York Council priorities.

 

Officers confirmed that they had written to the Department for Transport, requesting that Taxi Licensing reform is placed at the top of their agenda, as well as, having written to local government association, they noted that they are awaiting a response form the    Department for Transport.

 

The Executive Member requested that more detail on national trading standards be included in future reports and that for neighbourhood enforcement reports on relevant formal enforcement action be presented to ward teams. 

 

Resolved:

                   i.        That the Executive Members approve the report.

                  ii.        That the relevant data collected in this report for neighbourhood enforcement, be reported on a quarterly bases to ward teams.

                 iii.        That thanks was recorded to officers for the work undertaken.

 

Reason:    To provide oversight to the activity undertaken in 2018-19, and meet the requirement of the surveillance commissioner for Member oversight of surveillance activity.

 


 

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