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603 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
Strategy and Performance Board, 30th November 2018
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the Animal Welfare Scheme minutes from the 22nd October 2018 and is satisfied with progress.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has published the Police and Crime Plan Annual Report for 2017-18.
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 he has been carrying out his role and the progress that has been made in meeting the objectives as set out within the Police and Crime Plan for Gwent.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award the contract for the Provision of Missing Children Debrief Service to Tenderer C (Llamau), in accordance with paragraph 84 of the Manual of Corporate Governance, Part 3e Standing Orders Re
The contract is awarded for three (3) years with an option to extend for a further two (2) years on an annual basis.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide grant funding (awarded by the Home Office to the Police and Crime Commissioner) to organisations working together with Gwent Police to deliver Serious Organised Crime Interventions durin
£85,000 of the Home Office grant will fund the gross costs of the SOC Community Co-ordinator and additional costs required to deliver the programme of work. In addition, £10,000 is set aside for the evaluation of the project.
The remaining Home Office grant allocation of £150,000 will be awarded to the four partnership organisations, in order that they can provide their services against the following criteria for the 2018/19 financial year:
- Prevention and Early Intervention.
- Community Resilience.
- Strategic Communication.
MutualGain - £71,250
Crimestoppers - £36,502.80
Barnardo’s working with Newport Live – £100,000
St Giles Trust - £60,543
The outstanding funding of £118,295.80 will be met from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Commissioning Fund.
The work of the above organisations will be monitored by the SOC Community Coordinator, who will report into the SOC Project Board every six weeks. Update reports will also be provided to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner to ensure grant award outcomes are achieved.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the contract with Solo Service Group Ltd which expires on the 30/09/2018, for six (6) months with an option to extend for a further one (1) month.
All extension options have already been taken up under the original Cleaning Contract. The request for unforeseen extension is to allow time for a compliant tendering process to occur. In order to mitigate this risk, a Voluntary Ex Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice will be published which will provide the market with advance notice of the proposed extension and they will then have a designated 10 day period to raise any concerns. If no concerns are raised in this time, they cannot challenge the award thereafter.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the Joint Sponsorship Policy and Procedure with Gwent Police.
This policy and procedure aims to:
a) Establish and maintain a consistent corporate and ethical approach when dealing with sponsors and donors;
b) Ensure the Organisation meets all legal and policy requirements;
c) Enhance all available resources in support of policing activity and reducing crime; and
d) Ensure the Organisation maintains a high degree of integrity in the acceptance of sponsorship to the Organisation.
The Organisation will accept sponsorship in the form of money, good and services in order to enhance, or compliment the operational effectiveness of the organisation. Acceptance will be subject to rigorous scrutiny and compliance with a number of specific requirements.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the Reserves and Committed Funds Strategy.
The Local Government Finance Act 1992, Sections 31A, 32, 42A and 43 require ‘Billing’ and ‘Precepting’ Authorities in England and Wales to have regard to the level of reserves needed for meeting estimated future expenditure when calculating the budget requirement. In this context, the Commissioner is a Precepting Authority.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the contract with Umbrella Cymru to provide an interim service for Children and Young People who are victims or witnesses of crime for an additional four months from 9th November 2018 unt
The cost will be £12,000 in total for the 4 month extension. This has been costed at £3,000 per month to provide 37.5 hours of staff support and all associated costs with providing the service.
Strategy and Performance Board, 31st August 2018