Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To set out the obligations on the Council with respect to the use of CCTV and to seek approval of the Executive for the CCTV Policy.
i. the policy as set out at Appendix A to the Executive Director:Deliverys report be approved.
ii. the Executive Director: Delivery be designated as the Senior Responsible Officer for the purpose of oversight of the implementation of this policy.
iii. all staff involved in the deployment and management of CCTV surveillance systems attend briefing sessions on the Policy at Appendix A of the Executive Director:Deliverys report.
The Council is required to comply with a range of legislation and guidance in its
deployment and use of CCTV systems including:
Human Rights Act 1998 article 8 (Right to Privacy)
Data Protection Act 1998
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
The recommendations if adopted will bring into being a consolidated code for use
across the Council when services are considering the deployment of surveillance
The only alternative is not to adopt the Policy.
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: As set out in the report
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Damian James, Assistant Director: Contract Services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 355157.
Report author: Damian James
Publication date: 26/01/2021
Date of decision: 26/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 26/01/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 03/02/2021