Decisions Logs for ALL
617 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the request to extend the current contract with Monmouthshire County Council for grounds maintenance services for a 12 month period in accordance with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent Sta
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has appointed Mr Darren Garwood-Pask as the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive for Gwent.
The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 requires the Police and Crime Commissioner to appoint a person to be responsible for the proper administration of his financial affairs. A report was submitted to the Police and Crime Panel on the 13th June 2013 with the appointment endorsed at a confirmation hearing on the 3rd July 2013.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed that the Chief Executive and Chief Constable, in consultation with Heads of Service and Unison, develops an appropriate position statement/draft transfer scheme for consideration.
The information contained in the report 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 has monitored and is satisfied with Gwent Drugs Intervention Programme (DIP) Annual Report 2012-13.
The Commissioner has considered the annual report from the Gwent DIP for 2012-13 and is pleased with the positive outcomes the programme is having and how it contributes to achieving the priorities as set out in the Police and Crime Plan.
An area of concern relates to the low number of individuals tested under Inspectors Authority; the Chief Constable has been asked to examine this area as a priority as its effectiveness could have a positive impact on the Police and Crime Plan priorities.
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