Agenda

Venue: To be held as an online virtual meeting

Contact: Andrew Phillips, Governance Officer  Tel: 0208 937 3679 Email:  Andrew.Phillips@brent.gov.uk

Note: The press and public are welcome to attend this as an online virtual meeting. The link to view proceedings can be accessed via the Live Streaming section on the Democracy in Brent page on the Council's website or through the link on the agenda frontsheet. 

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 - 25 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 495 KB

4.

Matters arising

5.

Deputations (if any)

6.

Trading Standards Annual Report 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

 

This report presents the Trading Standards Annual Report for the year 2020/21.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Investigation of Unsafe Electrical Equipment pdf icon PDF 385 KB

This report provides a briefing to the Joint Advisory Board Members on an investigation and the successful prosecution carried out by Brent and Harrow Trading Standards into unsafe electrical equipment imported and sold by a Brent electrical importer/wholesaler.

 

8.

New National Regulator For Construction Products pdf icon PDF 362 KB

This report provides Members with an update on the Government announcement on the 19 January 2021 that a new national regulator to oversee the enforcement of the legislation related to construction products is to be established. Currently, market surveillance and enforcement of construction products safety is the responsibility of local authority trading standards services. It is intended this new regulator will work alongside the trading standards service. 

 

9.

Date of Future Meetings

Members are asked to note the dates of the remaining meetings scheduled during the 2021-22 Municipal Year:

 

Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 6:00pm to be hosted by the London Borough of Brent.

 

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 6:00pm to be hosted by the London Borough of Harrow

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 her representative before the meeting in accordance with the constitutions of both councils.