Decisions Logs for ALL
669 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has reviewed the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent's Engagement and Communications Annual report for 2019/20
The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to award South Wales Fire and Rescue an allocation from the community safety and youth offending fund for period 1st July 2020 – 31st March 2021.
Decision log PCCG-2019-082 outlined the Commissioners decision to extend 2019/20 grants by 3 months to the 30th June 2020. South Wales Fire and Rescue was awarded £21,000 from the community safety and youth offending fund for a further 9 month period from 1st July 2020 – 31st March 2021 to continue the work of the Anti-Social Behaviour and Fire Crime Practitioner.
The Police and Crime Commissioner agreed to provide funding to New Pathways to employ an additional Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) in Gwent for period 1st July 2020 – 31st March 2021.
Decision Log PCCG-2020-020 records the Commissioner's decision to award £39,354 of Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding, secured by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), to New Pathways to meet additional costs incurred as a result of the pandemic.
The additional £30,534 secured from the MOJ for the period 1st July 2020-31st March 2021 to New Pathways will be for a Community ISVA.
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.