Meeting Details

Police and Fire and Rescue Committee
9 Feb 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00
Meeting open to the public.
  • Documents
  • Members Attending
  • Others Attending
  • Declarations of Interests



Agenda Items
Arrangements in Terms of COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003.  Where possible, the meeting will be live-streamed and available to view at  In the event that live-streaming is not possible, a recording of the meeting will instead be available to view at this location.

1 Apologies
2 Welcome and Introductions
3 Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to give notice of any declarations of interest in respect of items of business on the Agenda.

The accuracy of the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2020 will be confirmed and the Minutes signed in accordance with Paragraph 7 (1) of Schedule 1 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (copy enclosed). 

5 Chair and Vice-Chair Verbal Updates

Receive a presentation from Ian McMeekin, Area Commander (Scottish Fire and Rescue) on Fire Safety Enforcement Activities.

Submit report by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service on performance in relation to North Ayrshire for the period 1 April - 31 December 2020 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by Police Scotland on performance in relation to North Ayrshire Local Police Plan for the period 1 April - 31 December 2020 (copy enclosed).

9 Urgent Items

Any other items which the Chair considers to be urgent.


Please note: this meeting may be filmed for live and subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site.  At the start of the meeting, the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being live-streamed/webcast.


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Police and Fire and Rescue Committee

John Glover (Chair)

Todd Ferguson

Ellen McMaster

Davina McTiernan

Jimmy Miller

Donald L Reid

Angela Stephen

Meeting Documents

Declarations of Interests

Others Attending

Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

In Attendance

A. Craig, Senior Manager (Legal Services), A. Little and H. Clancy, Committee Services Officers (Chief Executive’s Service).


Also In Attendance

Chief Superintendent Hussain and Chief Inspector B. Shaw (Police Scotland); Area Commander I. McMeekin, K. Hankinson and J. Alexander (Scottish Fire and Rescue Service).


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