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659 Decisions of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent from All Years
Strategy and Performance Board, 5th June 2019
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved the Chief Constable's decision to deploy a CHief Superintendent to provide advice and guidance to the Chief Officer Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus in relation to a misconduct hearing.
Section 26 of the Police Act 1996 requires that the Police and Crime Commissioner authorises the travel and attendance overseas of any officer or staff member providing assistance to an internal organisation or any other body which is engaged outside the UK in policing activities.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has reviewed the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme minutes from the meeting on the 7th March 2019 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 agreed to provide funding to New Pathways and Cyfannol Women's Aid to ensure the continuation of their services in support of victims of sexual offences in Gwent during 2019/20
New Pathways total grant allocation for 2019/20 is £230,505
Cyfannol Women's Aid total grant allocation for 2019/20 is £69,101
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide £25,000 to the Gwent High Sheriff's Community Fund for 2019/20, with an option of match funding up to an additional £25,000.A further £5,000 to support year 1 of the Superbid will also be provided.
In 2019/20 the GHSCF has launched an additional element to the annual event. One grant per year will be selected as a ‘superbid’ and will received 3 year’s funding of £5,000 per annum. This grant will not be awarded from the current funding pot and in year 1 (19/20) this will require an additional £5,000 of funding, in Year 2 this will require an additional £10,000, and £15,000 in Year 3, since by this point there will be three super bids, each in a different year of their 3 year grant, each receiving £5,000 per annum.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to provide funding to partnership organisations for the financial year 2019/20.
A review panel made up of representatives of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), Gwent Police and the Safer Gwent Partnership considered the allocation of funding to organisations and made recommendations in respect of each application. The panel recommendations were considered by a decision panel made up of representatives from the OPCC and Gwent Police on 1st February 2019 where it was agreed that the total sum awarded to successful organisations would be £725,853.00..
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the contract for tNational Driver Offender Rehabilitation Courses with TTC Group for an additional six (6) months, in accordance with paragraph 124(b) of the Manual of Corporate Gove
The six (6) month extension will commence on 1st June 2019. The contract will initially be extended with the supplier until 31st August 2019 and if needed, will be extended again until 30th November 2019.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the performance of his office during 2018/19 in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
FOIA provides access to information held by public authorities. Under the FOIA, public authorities are obliged to publish certain informationabout their activities, this is referred to as a Publication Scheme. Members of the public are also entitles to request any recorded information held by them.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the independent scrutiny of Gwent Police's use of stop and search and use of force powers by the Legitimacy Scrutiny Panel.
The Legitimacy Scrutiny Panel exercise took place in October 2018.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has monitored the Animal Welfare Scheme minutes from the 18th February 2019 and is satisfied with progress.