Issue details

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) Policy Update


This report will provide an update on the RIPA Surveillance Policy following a recent Inspection by the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office and will ask for the Cabinet to adopt an updated Policy following minor amendments made after the inspection.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/03/2024

Decision due: 30 Apr 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Zoë Van Dyke, Portfolio Holder for Business Management

Lead director: Bhupinder Gill

Contact: Vicky Nutley, Head of Legal Services Email: Tel: 01634 332298.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Business Support and Digital

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Background papers