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Decisions – January 2014 to March 2014

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Decisions – January 2014 to March 2014

Decision Ref:
2013/33

Issue
Contract for the supply of temporary agency staff

Decision
The Commissioner has awarded the contract in respect of the supply of temporary agency staff for the period 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2016, with the option to extend until 31 March 2018, to Reed Specialist Recruitment.

Date of decision
10 January 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/34

Issue
Community Safety Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community Safety Fund as outlined in the decision paper now presented at a total cost of £41,000.00 and noted the implications in respect of funding that could be available for additional community safety activity.

Date of decision
10 January 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper/Applications

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/35

Issue
Community Safety Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community Safety Fund as outlined in the decision paper now presented at a total cost of £105,000.00 and noted the implications in respect of funding that could be available for additional community safety activity.

Date of decision
10 January 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper/Applications

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/36

Issue
Contract for the supply of digital interview solution

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the acceptance of a tender from Computacenter (UK) Ltd for the supply, installation and maintenance of a digital interview solution to Lancashire Constabulary.

Date of Decision

10 January 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – Information relating to this decision is restricted as it contains information which relates to or includes personal information; financial interests of the Police & Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

Issue

Decision

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

Date of decision
10 January 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Briefing Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/37

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community  Action Fund as outlined in the decision paper now presented at a total cost of £4,600.

Date of decision
11 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper/Applications

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/38

Issue
Implementation of the living wage

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the introduction of the living wage to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary and authorised officers to start the accreditation process with the Living Wage Foundation.

Date of decision
19 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/40

Issue
Treasury Management Policy and Strategy 2014/15

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the Treasury Management Strategy for 2014/15 and the Treasury Policy as set out in the decision paper now presented.

Date of decision
19 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/41

Issue
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire’s Revenue Budget and Council Tax for 2014/15 and Capital Investment Programme for 2014/15 and Future Years.

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) agreed a council tax requirement/precept for 2014/15, and consequent Band D amount that is based on a 1.99% increase on 2013/14 levels;

2) approved a contribution from the Revenue budget of £3.333m to the earmarked Investment Fund;

3) approved a net budget requirement for 2014/15 of £266.024m and consequent council tax requirement of £62.723m and Band D council tax of £155.96 as set out in Appendix B of the report now presented;

4) agreed, on the basis of the above and the fixed ratios between valuation bands set by the Government, the Police and Crime Commissioner’s council tax for each valuation as set out in Appendix B of the report now presented;

5) agreed the 2014/15 delegated budget for the Constabulary and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner; and

6) approved the 2014/15 and future years Capital Programme.

Date of decision
19 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted
Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2014/42

Issue
Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community  Action Fund as outlined in the decision paper now presented at a total cost of £1,500.

Date of decision
19 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Applications

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

Issue
Delegated Decisions

Decision

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

Date of decision
19 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Briefing Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/43

Issue
Police Reform & Social Responsibilty Act 2011 – Stage II Staff Transfer

Decision

The Commissioner has, with the agreement of the Chief Constable, approved the final Staff Transfer Scheme as as set out in Appendix A to the decision paper now presented and that

1) the final Staff Transfer Scheme be shared with the recognised Trade Unions at the LJC meeting on 3 March; and

2) the final Staff Transfer Scheme is submitted by the PCC to the Home Secretary for approval in respect of the Lancashire Constabulary area.

Date of decision
27 February 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:
2013/44

Issue
2013/14 Monitoring Position – As at 31 January 2014

Decision

The Commissioner has:

1) noted the forecast revenue budget underspend of £7.7m and that this reflects an allocation of £0.215m following a successful bid to the new Police Innovation Fund;

2) noted the projected impact on the reserves at the end of 2013/14;

3) noted the favourable position in relation to council tax collection rates for 2013/14 and that one-off additional income of £0.565m will be available for investment in the next financial year;

4) agreed that a Commissioner’s strategic investment reserve be created and that the £0.114 from the 2013/14 Local Council Tax transition grant, that is currently held in general reserves, be transferred to the new reserve and that the 2013/14 council tax surplus of £0.565m be added to this; and

5) noted the forecast slippage on the capital programme in 2013/14 of £8.058m and forecast underspend of £0.456m.

Date of decision
6 March 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

Issue
Delegated Decisions

Decision

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

Date of decision
6 March 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Briefing Paper

Decision Ref:
2013/45

Issue
Community Safety and Partnership Funding 2014-2015

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Community Safety and Partnership Fund as outlined in Appendix A and to note the implications in respect of funding that could be available for additional future community safety activity.

Date of decision
6 March 2014

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision Paper

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

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