Name of group
Nechells Neighbourhood Tasking Group
Date and start time
20 November 2012 at 1400 hours
Location of meeting
Highgate Fire Station, Moseley Road
In AttendanceWest Midlands Police Birmingham City CouncilSgt Dave Bates
in the Chair (DB)Inspector Paul Dutton (PD) Kay Thomas (KT)Gary Bullock (GB)West Midlands Fire Service Kalsoom Zubedah-Khan (KZ)Mark Clifton (MCl) Gary James (GJ) Alex Warsama (AW)Mark Crooke (MC)
Friends of Sara ParkJohn Street (JS)
Free@LastEddie Howard (EH)
Highgate HLB Ayesha Choudhury (AC)
Regents Park School Apologies Val Woodward, Pamela Pinski, Margaret Morcom, Noran Flynn, Pat Whyte Agenda Item Action
1. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Introductions were made and the Chair welcomed all to the meeting.
2. NOTES OF LAST MEETING
MC referred to the last meeting at which he said that PD had stated thatfunding was available and had undertaken to finds ways of accessingresources for the Group.The notes of the previous meeting were agreed. Any issues arising from the notes would be picked up during the meeting.
3. PARTNER UPDATES/ PERFORMANCE
PD provided the following crime figures as requested from the lastmeeting;Ladywood East which included both Aston and Nechells WardsTotal crime -20.9% 1152 fewer victimsRobbery -31.2% 110 fewer victimsVehicle Crime -23.3% 234 fewer victimsBurglary Dwelling -7% 16 fewer victimsIn response to concerns raised by MC PD said that the change to thepolice structure had created a period of settling in and performance hadnot been 100% but extra patrols had been put in place and arrests nowmade as a result in connection to a spike in burglaries in the Digbeth area.