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599 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has reviewed the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme minutes from the meeting on the 7th June 2018 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 approved the Annual Treasury Management Activity Report and actual Prudential Indicators for 2017/18.
The Treasury Management Annual Report was scrutinised by the Joint Audit Committee on the 7th June 2018.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to Victim Support to pilot a Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Advocate role during 2018-19 which will be based within Connect Gwent.
Salary - £26,000
On-costs - £8,000 (pensions, travel, management costs)
Total Cost for 2018-19: £34,000
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to Cyfannol Women's Aid to ensure the continuation of their services in support of victims of sexual offences in Gwent.
Funding is as follows for 2018-19:
* Independent Sexual Violence Advisor service: £20,600
* Adult counselling services for non-recent Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: £48,410
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to New Pathways to ensure the continuation of their services in support of victims of sexual offences in Gwent.
New Pathways is an organisation which provides rape crisis and sexual abuse support services via Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) who offer counselling, support to witnesses and management of the Gwent Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). Specialist provision is also available for children who are victims of sexual abuse.
Funding is as follows for 2018-19:
* ISVA/SARC: £94,760
* SARC: £46,381.89 (from Gwent Police)
* ISVA Service: £20,600 and funding shortfall: £10,300
* Children and adult counselling, clinical assessment: £58,464
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to further fund Umbrella Cymru to continue to provide an interim children and young people's victim service within Connect Gwent.
The provision of victims services to children and young people is being expanded and improved and as such a new tender process is being progressed. There has been a delay in progressing the tender release and as such Umbrella Gwent will provide the service for a further period of 4 months from 10th July 2018 for a total cost of £12,000. The increase in cost is due to the expansion of the current roles reflecting their success.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide £9,552.92 of funding to Victim Support for 6 months to increase capacity to process referrals and make contact with victims.
There is to be a new Invitation To Tender (ITT) issued from 2019 which will fully take into account the requirements of the entirety of services in Connect Gwent.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to fund the seven 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 monitored the Animal Welfare Scheme minutes from the 23rd April 2018 and is satisfied with progress.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has awarded funds to the value of £6,579.00 from the Commissioners Positive Impact Fund for 2017/18.