Agenda

Trading Standards Joint Advisory Board
Thursday 23 November 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Boardroom 5 - Harrow Civic Centre Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow

Contact: Joe Kwateng, Governance Officer  0208 937 1354 Email: joe.kwateng@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

2.

Declarations of personal and prejudicial interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, any relevant financial or other interest in the items on this agenda.

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

4.

Matters arising

5.

Deputations (if any)

6.

Annual Report pdf icon PDF 58 KB

This report details the work of the Trading Standards Consortium for 2016/2017.

Additional documents:

7.

Proposal for Providing a POCA/Planning Enforcement Service to Harrow pdf icon PDF 102 KB

This report sets out a proposal from the London Borough of Brent (LLB) to provide a service investigating planning infringements committed by those who have benefited financially from their breaches, carrying out financial investigations under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) and providing advocacy services in subsequent legal proceedings on behalf of the London Borough of Harrow (LBH). 

8.

Letting Agent Fee Legislation pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The report sets out the legal requirement for letting agents to display details of fees they charge on their premises and websites, as set out in the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

9.

Scams Team Update pdf icon PDF 79 KB

The report provides an update on the partnership between Trading Standards Service and the National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team a year on from its formation in respect of the sharing of information and receiving referrals from them.

10.

Date of next meeting

8 March 2018

11.

Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services (London Borough of Brent) or his representative before the meeting in accordance with the constitutions of both councils.