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603 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has published the Police and Crime Plan Annual Report for November 2012 to June 2013.
Under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, the Commissioner is required to produce, for each financial year, an Annual Report that highlights how the Commissioner has been carrying out his role and the progress that has been made in meeting the police and crime plan objectives as set out within the Police and Crime Plan for Gwent.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent is satisfied that the projects identified for Staying Ahead 7 are necessary to address the financial challenges ahead.
The proposals for projects contained within phase 7 of the Staying Ahead programme cover:
• Business Support;
• Corporate Communications;
• Criminal Justice;
• Data Management;
• Professional Standards;
• Service Development; and
• Supervisory Networks
The information contained in the Challenge Sessions Finding s and Summary background papers has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent’s public interest test and is deemed to be exempt from publication under section 4.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and the Chief Constable for Gwent confirmed the appointment of the final two members of the Joint Audit Committee.
The Financial Management Code of Practice for the Police Service of England and Wales requires that a Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable establishes an Independent Audit Committee and recommends this should be a combined body.
Following an open recruiting process the final two independent members of the Joint Audit Committee were appointed.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide a sum of £1000.00 from the Police Property Act Fund to the District Crime Prevention Panels of Abertillery, Bargoed and Rhymney, Blackwood and Ystrad Mynach, Brynmawr, Caerphilly and Bedwa
The grant is provided from the Commissioning budget for 2013/14 on the basis that the Commissioner will receive such information as necessary to reassure him that the grant funding has been used effectively to provide a service that supports his priorities for Gwent.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the Indpendent Custody Visiting Scheme minutes from the meeting on the 3rd July 2013 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.
Strategy & Performance Board, 16th July 2013
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the Animal Welfare Scheme minutes from the 16th April 2013 and is satisfied with progress.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has entered into an agreement under section 60 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 in relation to Operation Solentina.
The Commissioner has entered into an agreement with the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland to deal with any complaints that arise from the deployment of police officers under mutual aid.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed an interim staffing structure for his office which will be reviewed once the second stage transfer process has been approved by the Home Secretary.
The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 created the new role of Police and Crime Commissioners which necessitated a review of the support available to ensure that new emerging requirements could be addressed.
Careful consideration has been given to the interim structure which will rpovide the skills and capacity necessary to enable the Commissioner to deliver statutory functions while still providing value for money for the people of Gwent.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored and is satisfied with the Force Gifts and Hospitality Register for the period June 2012 to June 2013.
In April 2012 ACPO published guidance on gifts, gratuities and hospitality which provided police officers and staff with an ethical framework in which to determine the boundaries of acceptability around gifts and hospitality.
All police officers and police staff are required to notify the Chief Constable of all offers of gifts, gratuities and hospitality and await authorisation for acceptance.
The information contained in the Gifts and Hospitality Register has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent’s public interest test and is deemed to be exempt from publication under section 1 and 2.