Cost of OPCC compared to Police Authority

Reference: 14007

Date Added: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Category: Finance

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Question

 

1. The total cost of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office for the financial years 2012-13 and 2013-14.

2. The total cost of the Police Authority body replaced by the Police and Crime Commissioner in the financial years
2010-11 and 2011-12.

3. The total remuneration bill for the financial years 2012-13 and 2013-14 (remuneration should be taken to mean pay, pension contributions, bonuses and any other benefits in kind).

4. The total remuneration bill for the Police Authority body replaced by the Police and Crime Commissioner in the financial years 2010-11 and 2011-12 (remuneration should be taken to mean pay, pension contributions, bonuses and any other benefits in kind).

5. A full list of job titles at the Police and Crime Commissioners office as at 04/04/2014.

 

Answer

 

1.
2012/13
Please note that the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner did not exist for a full year in 2012/13 (the Commissioner started on 22nd November 2012) so the amount provided is not suitable for comparison purposes.

The combined total cost of the Police Authority and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner during 2012/13 was £808,022.


2013/14
£761,415 (Office Costs) + £128,720 (Commissioned Drugs Interventions Programme (DIP)) + £84,786 (3 Secondments) = £974,921

(From April 2013 the Commissioner received funding from the Home Office that had previously been provided for the DIP).

2.
2010/11 = £795,250
2011/12 = £793,828
Like for like service provision for comparable purposes in 2013/14 is the Office Cost figure of £761,415

3.
2012/13
Please note that the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner did not exist for a full year in 2012/13 (the Commissioner started on 22nd November 2012) so the amount provided is not suitable for comparison purposes.

The combined total cost of the Police Authority and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner during 2012/13 was £624,123.


2013/14
£666,021 + £125,136 (DIP) + £84,786 (3 Secondments) = £875,943
(From April 2013 the Commissioner received funding from the Home Office that had previously been provided for the Drug Interventions Programme.)

4.
2010/11 = £615,128
2011/12 = £623,146

5. Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we are not required to provide information if it is already reasonably accessible to you. The information you have requested is available on our website at www.gwent.pcc.police.uk/about-us/commissioners-team/
(please see our organisation chart on the right hand side of the webpage).