Agenda

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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 - 26 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 101 KB

4.

Matters arising

5.

Deputations (if any)

6.

Proposed Product Safety Incident Management Plan pdf icon PDF 67 KB

The Office for Product Safety and Standards in conjunction with the British Standards Institution (BSI), the UK’s National Standards Body, has published the first government-backed Code of Practice (PAS 7100) for product safety recall and corrective action in the UK.  The Code, which will apply to the activities of the Trading Standards consortium, sets out guidance and advice local authorities should make available to enable businesses to meet their legal responsibilities and act in the public interest.

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7.

London Responsible Retailers Agreement on the Safe Storage, Sale of Knives and Other Age Restricted Products pdf icon PDF 82 KB

 

The purpose of this report is to provide members with information concerning an initiative to help retailers who sell knives to comply with the law which prohibits the sale of these to minors.  The initiative has been developed in partnership between the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), the Metropolitan Police Service and London Trading Standards (LTS) in response to reducing knife crime in London.

8.

Operation Snowball: The Prosecution of a Rogue Roofing Gang pdf icon PDF 59 KB

 

The purpose of this report is to bring to Board Members’ attention, four men involved in a roofing fraud and subsequent money laundering which cheated vulnerable residents out of more than £750,000 and who were sentenced on 11th October 2019 to 18 years’ imprisonment following Brent and Harrow Trading Standards largest ever investigation.

 

 

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9.

Date of next meeting

The next will be held on 18th March 2020 at Harrow Civic Centre.

10.

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.