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659 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award grant funding from the PCC Community Fund to two organisations from the 2018/19 fund totalling £78,721.00 and three organisations from the 2019/20 fund totalling £140,060.00.
Additional 2018/19 Grant Awards:
Community House - £39,121 towards a Maindee Youth ‘Schools Out’ project, which will increase youth work activity in the school holidays to divert young people away from negative behaviour and promote positive relationships.
Creazione in Community - £39,600 towards a project which will be a one stop shop hub offering diversionary activities. The community club will offer doorstep provision to young people and a fun and safe place to attend weekly sessions in evenings and weekends when Anti-Social Behaviour is at its worse.
2019/20 Grant Awards (April – September):
Bryn Farm & Coed Cae Interact Youth Groups - £40,151 towards an intergenerational project that will address relationships between young and old. It will address personal growth of individuals, isolation and associated mental health issues, educational developments and social interaction. The programme of activity will include leadership opportunities for young people to be engaged in out of school activities and create commitment to personal development.
National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) - £49,909 towards a project that engages with children and young people who are in danger of entering the criminal justice system, or are at risk of or becoming victims or crime and anti-social behaviour. The project will help break down barriers to engagement with various services (e.g. education and community-based organisations) as well as build positive working relationships, raise aspirations and build confidence. The project will use advocacy and a rights-based approach to ensure that young peoples’ voices are heard and their views valued. Bespoke services will also be provided to support young people on a one-one basis, to help them with their issues and referral to other services.
Urban Circle Productions - £50,000 towards Phase 2 of the U Turn project which received funding for Phase 1 in 2018/19. The project will use different forms of creative arts to tackle multiple social problems affecting vulnerable young people. The project will work with partners to plan and organise various events (e.g. Halloween) and workshops, receiving referrals when appropriate. Provide training on life skills and offer the opportunity to gain qualifications in various aspects (e.g. First Aid, Safeguarding and Youth Work.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the framework contract for the destruction and disposal of protectively marked waste for a further three months with an option to extend for a further two 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 agreed to provide funding to Barnardo's to deliver serious violence interventions as part of the Serious Violence Prevention Wales Project during 2019/20.
£60,000 has been awarded to expand the Newport Divert Service.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to make the fixed term Communications and Engagement Officer post into a permanent post with immediate effect.
The post has helped the OPCC develop and deliver the implementation of a communication and engagement strategy with the overall aim of continuing to raise the profile and awareness of the Police and Crime Commissioner and deliver the priorities set out in the Police and Crime Plan
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the Annual Treasury Management Activity Report and actual Prudential Indicators for 2018/19.
The Treasury Management Annual Report was scrutinised by the Joint Audit Committee on 3rd June 2019.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the revised Gifts & Hospitality Policy and Procedure for his office.
The policy and procedure are due for review in September 2023.
Strategy and Performance Board, 4th September 2019
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award a contract to Solo Services Group in accordance with paragraph 20-24 of the Manual Of Corporate Governance Part 3e Standing Orders relating to contracts.
The advertised length of contract for this requirement was for three initial years, with an option to extend for one year.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award the contract for victim assessment, referral and non-specialist support to Victim Support via the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales Framework Agreement. This is in accordance with paragraph 20-24 of the Manual of Corporate Governance, Part 3e Standing Orders Relating to Contracts.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales conducted a compliant open OJEU tender, naming Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent as a party allowed to use the contract. This contract was awarded to the supplier Victim Support. The contract commenced on the 01/04/2019 for an initial period of three years until 31/03/2021, with the option to extend for a further three (3) years on an annual twelve (12) month basis.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has undertaken an inspection of files relating to complaints made against Gwent Police officers and staff.
The Commissioner is satisfied that the complaints examined had been dealt with appropriately by the Chief Constable.