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666 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the Animal Welfare Scheme minutes from the 29th June 2020 and is satisfied with progress.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has reviewed the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme minutes from the meeting on the 18th June 2020 and is satisfied with progress.
The Independent Custody Visiting Scheme is a statutory Scheme under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act Part 3 Section 299 whose responsibility and oversight lies with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, in consultation with the Chief Constable.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the Annual Treasury Management Activity Report and actual Prudential Indicators for 2019/20.
The Treasury Management Annual Report was scrutinised by the Joint Audit Committee on 11th June 2020.
The Police and Crime Commissioner introduced an alternative monitoring process for the Independent Custody Visiting scheme.
As Coronavirus still posed a significant risk to the volunteers and everyone else they may have come into with when conducting visits in person, an alternative monitoring process was implemented in conjunction with Gwent Police. The process offers detainees the opportunity to speak privately with volunteers on the telephone in order that the volunteers can check on their welfare and ensure they have received their rights and entitlements.
The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to extend the tenures for both the Animal Welfare and Independent Custody Visiting Scheme.
Due to the disruption caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, the tenure was extended by one year for the volunteers whose tenure was due to end in 2021. The extension will allow the Commissioner's Office the time to recruit and train new volunteers as the risk of the virus subsides.
The Police and Crime Commissioner awarded a total of £201,553 extraordinary grant funding to six organisations in Gwent to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The purpose of the funding is to assist organisations to meet additional costs incurred between the 24st March and 31st October 2020, through adapting services during the pandemic to cope with increasing demand as a result of it. Following an open and competitive proposal process, a total of £201,553 has been awarded for organisations in Gwent as follows:
Cyfannol Women’s Aid
Phoenix Domestic Abuse
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award £181,000 of grant funding to the Newport Live Positive Futures programme for the financial year 2020/21.
The funding will be provided to Newport Live who currently leads on coordinating the delivery of the Positive Futures Programme until long term commissioning and funding arrangements have been agreed.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent agreed to provide the two Local Policing Area (LPA) Superintendents with £10,000 each for the Positive Impact Fund to assist in the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan priorities on the understanding that awards could be granted for projects that were able to demonstrate a positive impact on the communities they serve.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has awarded funds to the value of £9,692.50 from the Commissioners Positive Impact Fund for 2019/20.
The Police and Crime Commissioner awarded the outsourcing contract for complaint reviews to Sancus Solution Ltd.
The changes to the Police and Crime Act 2017 provided the Police and Crime Commissioner with enhanced oversight of the complaints system and responsibility for handling appeals (reviews). The Commissioner awarded the contract to Sancus Solutions Ltd for a 12 month period with an option to extend for a further 12 month period in order to review demand levels and determine the best way forward in the future.