Decisions Logs for ALL
639 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to partner organisations based within Connect Gwent for 2020/21.
Age Cymru Gwent - To continue to fund 30 hours of support by the Older People's Caseworker. Amount: £18,750.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) - To continue to fund the Well-Being Practitioner jointly with ABUHB. Amount £24,500.
Umbrella Cymru - to provide support to those victims who require it in relation to their gender or sexual identity. Amount £5,000
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to support the Early Action Together programme during 2020/21
The funding will be provided to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, Newport City Council and Gwent Police to deliver a whole system response to vulnerability by implementing Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) informed approaches for operational policing and key partners.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide £25,000 to the Gwent High Sheriff's Community Fund for 2020/21, with an option of match funding up to an additional £25,000. A further £10,000 to support year 1 and 2 of the Superbid will also be provided.
In 2019/20 the GHSCF launched an additional element to their annual event. One grant per year would be selected as a ‘superbid’ and receive 3 year’s funding of £5,000 per annum. The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to provide the £5,000 required to support Year 2 of the 19/20 ‘superbid’, as well as a further £5,000 to support Year 1 of the 20/21 ‘superbid’.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award grant funding from the PCC Police Community Fund to seven projects totalling £151,934.67 and year two funding for four projects from the 2019/20 fund totalling £146,903.72.
The successful projects receiving year one funding are listed below:
2020/21 Grant Awards (April 2020 – March 2021):
Bridge to Cross Charitable Trust - £15,000 towards the 7 Corners – Outreach Hotspot Project, which will deliver outreach support work and activities to young people who have reached a point of crisis.
Changing Gearz - £15,000 to deliver the Inspirational DJ Project, which will provide weekly workshops ins DJing, music production etc., build up mentoring and training skills in young people and provide the opportunity to gain qualifications that can lead to further employment options.
The Hwb Torfaen - £15,000 towards the delivery of the Hwb Blaenavon Project. Providing a youth provision at the Hwb, which includes evening youth clubs, project work and educational provisions.
St Michaels Amateur Boxing Club - £14,365.30 to deliver the Give it a go – Boxing and Fitness project. This will engage and educate young people by using IT, sourcing educational information and providing an appropriate environment to release cathartic aggression and frustrations.
Tredegar Park Primary School - £7,588.75 to deliver the Open Communication Project at the Forest Family Centre outside of school hours. This will provide drop in facilities for 7 to 11 year olds to identify individual or group problems and provide positive workable solutions.
Community House - £48,351 towards the delivery of the Maindee Youth ‘School’s Out’ Project, which provides youth work sessions during school holidays that includes educational trips and centre based activities for young people.
Cyfannol Women’s Aid - £36,629.62 towards a therapeutic, safe and accessible fixed play area and therapeutic intervention for all children and young people who reside at the refuge.
The following projects funded in 2019/20 have, in principle, been awarded year two funding subject to satisfactory reporting:
Bryn Farm & Coed Cae Interact - £40,151
Urban Circle - £50,000
Cwmbran Centre for Young People - £40,314.72
The Gap Wales - £16,438
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award grant funding from the PCC Community Fund to five organisations from the 2019/20 fund totalling £112,122.22 and two organisations from the 2018/19 fund totalling £45,958.82.
The following projects funded in 2018/19 have in principle been awarded year two funding subject to satisfactory reporting:
Duffryn Community Link - £25,058.82
Creazione in Community - £20,900
2019/20 Grant Awards (October – March 2020):
County in the Community - £11,807.50 towards the Premier League Kicks project in Ringland, running from 1st November 2019 to 31st October 2020. Weekly sessions will be provided on a Thursday outside of school hours. Learning opportunities will also be provided to improve young people’s development and wellbeing.
Cymru Creations - £25,000 to deliver the Blaenau Gwent Film Academy project from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020, which will include the opportunity for young people to create a series of short films focusing on current issues and concerns.
Cwmbran Centre for Young People (CCYP) - £40,314.72 towards the delivery of the Open Access Drop in Project from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020. This will include provision of a drop in facility five nights a week within a safe environment, that provides tailor made services, activities and support, with counsellors and mentors available to young people attending.
Alway Amateur Boxing Club - £20,000 to deliver the Stop Stabbing Start Jabbing project on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm – 7pm and Saturdays 10am – 2pm, from the 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020. This project will provide boxing / mentoring programmes to those people at risk of entering the criminal justice system or who have been young victims of crime.
The Gap Wales - £15,000 to deliver the Sanctuary project from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020, working with young asylum seekers and refugees, providing them with relational, holistic support, advice and social activities.
The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to approve the former Chief Constable, Julian Williams' request for post-service employment as a Consultant Professor at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
In March 2018, the Home Office introduced a requirement for Chief Officers to provide notification of their post-service employment within 12 months of them leaving the police service. This also placed a requirement on for Police and Crime Commissioners to review and approve the suitability of Chief Officers’ post-service employment. For transparency purposes, Police and Crime Commissioners are then required to publish details on their website.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the publication of his Capital Strategy 2019-20 to 2022-23.
The Capital Strategy demonstrates that capital expenditure and investment decisions are taken in line with desired outcomes and take account of stewardship, value for money, prudence, sustainability and affordability.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has confirmed the Police and Crime Budget for 2020-21
The Commissioner is required to determine the budget for 2020-21 and then set the council tax precept in consultation with the Police and Crime Panel.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to the voluntary termination of the Private Finance Initiative Contract.
The voluntary termination of the Private Finance Initiative contract was undertaken on the 31st January 2020.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has undertaken an inspection of files relating to complaints made against Gwent Police officers and staff.
The Commissioner is satisfied that the complaints examined had been dealt with appropriately by the Chief Constable.