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 received a report from Gwent Police detailing the work of their Communications and Engagement department during 2017-18.
The Commissioner has agreed to accept receipt of this report with the caveat that the format and content is revised for the 2018/19 annual report in order that my monitoring requirements are met.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has received an annual report detailing the volunteering activity within the Force’s Citizens in Policing (CiP) portfolio.
The volunteer areas covered include the Special Constabulary, Volunteer Police Cadets, Mini Police, Police Support Volunteers, Crime Prevention Panels and the Independent Advisory Group.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award grant funding to three organisations totalling £128,020 from the PCC Police Community Fund.
The organisations successful in their funding bid are:
Regener8 Cymru - £70,000 towards a Healthy Relationships Project which will deliver sessions to young people at schools, youth clubs, youth offending services, colleges etc. on the following topics: Respectful Relationships, Domestic Abuse, Gender Stereo Typing, Sexual Consent, Sexting, Pornography, Sexual Exploitation and Perception.
Urban Circle Productions - £48,620 towards a U Turn Project which 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 and workshops (e.g. Halloween Event and Project Elev8). Provide training on life skills and offer the opportunity to gain qualifications in various aspects (e.g. First Aid, Safeguarding and Youth Work.
Newport Women’s Aid - £9,400 towards the Aspire Youth Zone which will provide a space for children and young people aged 11-16 who have been affected, exposed to and influenced by domestic abuse. Positive mentors will also be provided and the project will dovetail into existing partnership activities with Barnardo’s and the Women’s Pathfinder Diversion Scheme, providing an integrated and co-ordinated family support service that will engage and support vulnerable families.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has undertaken a review of Gwent Police's gifts and hospitality and business interest registers for 2017-18.
The Commissioner is satisfied that all declarations by officers and staff have been made within the boundaries of acceptability in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.
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.