Decisions – April 2014 to June 2014

Decision Ref:
2014/01

Issue
Stage II transfer – Governance Framework Documents

Decision

The Commissioner and the Chief Constable have approval and adopted:-

Memorandum of Understanding

Code of Corporate Governance

Scheme of Consent/Delegation

Financial Regulations

Contractual Standing Orders

Date of decision
1 April 2014

Decision Maker
PCC & Chief Constable

Decision Ref:
2014/02

Issue
To award a contract for the supply, installation, maintenance and support of a Regional Communications Data Workflow System, CycComms.

Decision

The Commissioner has approve the award of the contract to Specialist Computer Centres which holds the mandated Crown Commercial Supplier’s framework contract for the supply, installation, maintenance and support of commoditised hardware and software (SPRINT 2) to enable the legitimate procurement of CycComms from Geoff Smith Associates Limited.

Date of decision
9 April 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

NOT FOR PUBLICATION – Exempt information as defined in Part II of Freedom of Information Act 2000 – information attracting legal professional privilege and the commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/03

Issue
Automatic Number Plate Regonition (ANPR)

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has :-

1) approved the inclusion of a scheme in the 2014/15 capital programme for the upgrade of Windows functionality for ANPR at a cost of £0.122m with a transfer of provision from the ANPR Data Storage Capacity Increase project to fund this cost.

2) agreed to waive the requirements of Contract Standing Order No 3 to allow an order to be placed with the existing MDT supplier and ANPR manufacturer, NDI, to ensure compatibility with existing equipment.

Date of decision
9 April 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

Issue
Delegated Decisions

Decision

The Commissioner has noted the decisions and actions undertaken or proposed to be undertaken by officers of the PCC or Chief Constable in accordance with the Scheme of Governance.

Date of Decision

9 April 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Briefing Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/05

Issue
Community Action Fund

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendicies A and B.

The total amount of funding  is £6,865.

Date of decision
9 April 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Appendix B

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/06

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendix A .

The total amount of funding  is £1,740.

Date of decision
19 May 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/07

Issue
2013/14 Revenue and Capital Outturm Position

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) noted the in-year underspend of £5.389m on the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Revenue budget and the year end position on reserves and that this reflects previously agreed transfers to reserves;

2) approved the following transfers to reserves;

3) £3.992m of the end of year underspend to the transition reserve to support the ongoing “Futures programme” that will drive out savings in future years;

4) £0.632m to the Operational Policing Reserve;

5) £0.765m to DFM reserves;

6) Approved the addition of a number of fully funded schemes to the capital programme in 2013/14 totalling £0.825m, bringing the total capital programme in 2013/14  to £18.520m;

7) noted the underspend of £9.648m on the capital programme and agree that £9.483m be carried forward into 2014/15 to enable those projects that have been deferred or have slipped to be completed; and

8) noted the value of the  capital programme in 2014/15 for monitoring purposes at £17.288m.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/08

Issue
Victims and Witnesses Strategy

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the Victims and Witnesses Strategy.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/11

Issue
White Ribbon Award

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) approved the proposal to build a Hydra Immersive Learning Suite at Lancashire Constabulary Training Centre at an estimated one-off cost of £73,000;

2) noted the forecast  saving of £50,000 in potential additional costs; and

3) approved the use of the Investment Reserve to finance the cost  of this” invest to save” project.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/12

Issue
Year End Treasury Management Outturn 2013/14

Decision

The Commissioner has noted and endorsed the outturn position report.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/13

Issue
Transfer of the Proceeds of Crime Act Funding to the Police and Crime Commissioner

Decision

The Commissioner has approved:
1) the transfer of PoCA funding to the Commissioner to be administered by the OPCC with effect from 1 July 2014;
2) the transfer of a range of discretionary spending as detailed in Appendix A to the Commissioner to be administered by the OPCC; and
3) the continued arrangements for the Chief Constable to transfer up £20,000 of Police Property Act funding LANPAC with approval being sought from the Commissioner for any amounts above £20,000.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/14

Issue
Partnership and Community Safety Funding – Substance Misuse Services

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) approved the proposed use of the Community Safety and Partnership Fund as outlined in Appendix A; and

2) noted the implications in respect of funding that could be available for additional future community safety activity.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/15

Issue
On-line Child Abuse Investigation Team  (OCAIT)

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has:

1) noted the application of additional resources in 2014/15 for the On Line Child Abuse Investigation Team (OCAIT); and

2) noted that the required funding of £121,000 for OCAIT will be contained with the Chief Constable’s 2014/15 cash limit.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/16

Issue
Initial pursuit training for standard drivers.

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the use of the Transition Reserve to fund the first year costs of pursuit training (£292,000) with recurring costs considered as part of the budget process in the next 2 years.

Date of decision
19 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/17

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendix A .

The total amount of funding  is £2,000.

Date of decision
2 July 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/18

Issue
Police and Crime Commissioner Office Restructure

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the use of the Transition Reserve to fund the first year costs of pursuit training (£292,000) with recurring costs considered as part of the budget process in the next 2 years.

Date of decision
25 June 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which is subject to legal privilege; relates to or includes personal information; financial interestsof the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

It is considered that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision Maker
PCC