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Buckinghamshire Council and Surrey County Council Joint Trading Standards Service Committee - Wednesday, 23 September 2020 1.30 pm

Venue: Remote (Bucks) - https://mycouncil.surreycc.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=426&MId=7512&Ver=4

Contact: Angela Guest 

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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    To receive any apologies for absence and substitutions.

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MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING [25 SEPTEMBER 2019] pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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    To agree the minutes of the previous meeting.

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter

    (i)            Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

    (ii)           Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

    NOTES:

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest

    ·         As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

    ·         Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

     

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PROCEDURAL ITEMS

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4a

Members' Questions

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    The deadline for Member’s questions is 12pm four working days before the meeting (17 September 2020).

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4b

Public Questions

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    The deadline for public questions is seven days before the meeting (16 September 2020).

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Petitions

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    The deadline for petitions was 14 days before the meeting and none have been received.

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FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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ACTION REVIEW pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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    The Committee is asked to monitor responses, actions and outcomes against actions and recommendations from previous meetings.

     

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PERFORMANCE AND JOINT SERVICE BUDGET pdf icon PDF 161 KB

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TRADING STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT POLICY pdf icon PDF 166 KB

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TRADING STANDARDS TOBACCO WORK pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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    This report considers the Service’s work in relation to tobacco and associated products and is not restricted to the potential sale to children and young people.

     

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TRADING STANDARDS SCHEME OF DELEGATIONS pdf icon PDF 152 KB

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OFFICIAL FOOD STANDARDS AND FEED CONTROLS WORK 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

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    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) requires Trading Standards services to produce an annual Official Food Standards and Feed Controls Service Plan (known as the ‘FSA Plan’).  However, for 2020/21 the Service has been selected to participate in a pilot scheme run by the FSA to test out a new approach to food standards work in local authorities. To inform the Committee this paper provides context about the pilot scheme.

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ILLICIT GOODS & AGE RESTRICTED SALES ACTIVITY pdf icon PDF 310 KB

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    This report summarises the latest position in relation to activity in these areas and the Joint Committee is asked to note.

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DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

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    The 2021 meetings of the Buckinghamshire County Council and Surrey County Council Joint Trading Standards Service Committee will be held on 24 March and 22 September 2021.

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