Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities (and Deputy Leader)
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider and note details on the use of covert surveillance under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
RESOLVED – That the proposed revisions to the Covert Surveillance and Access to Communications Data Policy and Guidance Notes (‘the policy’) as set out at Appendix A be approved.
To demonstrate the Council’s compliance with legislation.
Do nothing – This is not an option as the Council is required by the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 and associated Codes of Practice to have a Policy in place.
No conflicts of interest were declared by any Member who was consulted in respect of this decision.
Publication date: 25/05/2023
Date of decision: 25/05/2023
Effective from: 03/06/2023