Issue details

KCC Community Safety Framework - 12/01941

To approve the KCC Community Safety Framework


How the decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives

§      Improving community safety, addressing crime and anti-social behaviour is one of the cross cutting themes in the Vision for Kent, with well established partnerships committed to making Kent a safer place.  These ambitions are also echoed in KCC’s Medium Term plan ‘Bold Steps for Kent’ (2012-15).


Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision

§      Not high risk as the KCC Community Safety Framework reflects how current core business activities support community safety.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Decision due: 13 Sep 2012 by County Council

Department: Customer & Communities Directorate

Contact: Stuart Beaumont, Head of Community Safety and Emergency Planning Email: Tel: 01622 694878.

Consultation process



Not applicable

Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)

Not applicable

Key consultee groups

Not applicable

Start and finish dates of consultation.

Not applicable

Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.

To follow

Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment

Informing Only (Who and when)

The Community Safety Framework will be considered by  Customer & Communities DMT, CMT and Cabinet Committee


Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting:


It will be discussed at Customer and Communities Cabinet Committee on the 6th July 2012


Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?


The Community Safety Framework provides the statutory basis for many community safety related services across the County Council


Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?



Financial implications: Stuart Beaumont Head of Community & Emergency Planning Customer & Communities Directorate Tel : 01622 694878 -

Legal implications: 12/01941

Equalities implications: The Community Safety Framework is likely to have a “significant” effect on KCC’s services to the community, with particular reference to community safety service delivery and therefore constitutes a high level business plan for how KCC will deliver this statutory service.

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