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659 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
Strategy and Performance Board, 26th November 2019
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has considered and agreed his preferred option in relation to changes to the Police Complaints Reform introduced by the Policing and Crime Act 2017.
The Police and Crime Act 2017 includes changes to the police complaints system with Police and Crime Commissioners being given the opportunity to take on more responsibility in this area. The Act provided three options for Police and Crime Commissioner to consider and having reviewed the options carefully the Commissioner has chosen the mandatory option, Model 1; giving him enhanced oversight of the complaints system and responsibility for handling appeals (reviews).
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to fund the eight Crime Prevention Panels in Gwent each to the sum of £1,000 to assist them in running local crime prevention initiatives in support of the Police and Crime Commissioner's priorities.
The grant is provided on the basis that I will receive such information as necessary to reassure me that the grant funding has been used effectively to provide a service that supports my priorities for Gwent as stipulated in my Police and Crime Plan and is aligned to local policing requirements.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide a further 12 months funding to Victim Support for the continuation of the Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Advocate role during 2019-20 which is based within Connect Gwent.
Cost for 2019-20: £34,000 (including staff salary, office costs, management costs and pension)
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide financial support to the Wings to Fly programme for 2019-20. The maximum estimated overall cost is £16,750.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the contract for the for the Provision of Agency Workers for a further nine months.
This is in accordance with paragraph 124(b) of the Contract Standing Orders in the Manual of Corporate Governance.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has awarded funds to the value of £10,000 to each Local Policing Area for 2018/19.
East Local Policing Area - Total Spent = £1476.00
West Local Policing Area - Total Spent = £4622.39
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has undertaken an annual review of the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme 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 26th September 2019 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 entered into an agreement under section 60 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 in relation to the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.
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.