DECISIONS

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Details about decisions made in the current quarter can be found in the table below.

You can view previous decisions by accessing the decision archive to the right.

Decision made – current quarter

Decision Ref:

Issue

Delegated Decisions

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted the decisions and actions undertaken or proposed to be undertaken by officers of the PCC in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation.

Date of decision

11 January ’17

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/43

Issue

Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has recommended to approve the of funding for the applications as outlined in appendix A.

Date of decision

21 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/41

Issue

Learning and Development Licensing

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed to sign the Learning and Development Licence.

Date of decision

12 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/40

Issue

Police and Crime Plan 2016-2021

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has recommended to approve the content of the Police and Crime Plan 2016-2021.

Date of decision

13 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/39

Issue

Procurement of External Audit Service

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has signed up to the sector led procurement of external audit by PSAA ltd.

Date of decision

7 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/38

Issue

Commissioning Framework 2016 – 2018

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the revised Commissioning Framework 2016 – 2018.

Date of decision

7 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/37

Issue

Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed several proposals with the Chief Constable for the Lancashire Volunteer Partnership.

Date of decision

7 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/36

Issue

National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS)

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has accepted tenders from a number of suppliers for the provision of National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme trainers and presenters for the period 3rd January 2017 to 2nd January 2021.

Date of decision

7 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/35

Issue

Volunteer Police Cadets Scheme

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has  agreed to allocate £7,800 to enable Lancashire Constabulary to write the National Citizen Service Programme into the new Senior Cadet Programme.

Date of decision

8 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/34

Issue

Acceptance of tender for the provision of a managed service in respect of victim referral and assessment and the provision or co-ordination of specialist support services.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded the contract for the provision of a managed service named in the report.

Date of decision

5 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/33

Issue

Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has established a Community Action Fund.

Date of decision

2 December ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/32

Issue

Restructure of the OPCC

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has  approved the revised structure of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

Date of decision

22 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/31

Issue

Sponsorship, Gifts and Loans 2015-16

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted the value of sponsorship, gifts and loans received in 2015-16.

Date of decision

15 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/30

Issue

Financial Position as at 30 September 2016

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted the forecast Revenue Budget, approved the increase to the Capital Programme and approved the revised Capital Programme for 2016-17.

Date of decision

15 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/29

Issue

Street Pastor Funding 2016-17

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the proposed use of Community Safety and Partnership Fund, as outlined in Appendix A.

Date of decision

15 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/28

Issue

Procurement Strategy

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted and agreed the attached revised Procurement Strategy.

Date of decision

15 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/27

Issue

Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2016-17

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has received and noted the Mid-Year Report 2016-17.

Date of decision

15 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/26

Issue

Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has established a Community Action Fund, as detailed in Appendix A.

Date of decision

22 November ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/25

Issue

Pan-Lancashire White Ribbon Accreditation

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed to part-fund applications from both local authorities and Lancashire Constabulary and has also agreed to use funding to provide White Ribbons for White Ribbon Day.

Date of decision

28 October ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/24

Issue

Community Action Fund Applications

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has established a Community Action Fund for 2016-17, as detailed in Appendix A.

Date of decision

21 October ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/23

Issue

Community Action Fund Criteria

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has established his Community Action Fund in May 2013.

Date of decision

10 October  ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/22

Issue

National collaboration agreement regarding property and wireless telegraphy interference.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed the collaboration agreement in respect of authorisations for interference with property and wireless telegraphy.

Date of decision

15 September ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/21

Issue

Recommission of Lancashire Victim Services.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted the report, agreed the recommission of Lancashire Victim Services on the basis set out in the report and has confirmed the appointment of external legal advisers on the basis of the information set out in the report.

Date of decision

12 September ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/20

Issue

Approval of grant funding allocation.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the new process for the allocation of grant funding and the publication of grant offers the Child Abuse Support Fund and Street Pastors.

Date of decision

5 September ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/19

Issue

Community Action Fund Applications.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the publication of a grant offer for organisations to carry out community consultation work on behalf of the steering group, as detailed in Appendix A.

Date of decision

5 September ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/18

Issue

Allocation of grant funding for FGM/FM/HBA consultation.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the publication of a grant offer for organisations to carry out community consultation work on behalf of the steering group, as detailed in Appendix A.

Date of decision

26 August ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/17

Issue

Collaboration agreement for the provision of specialist Estates Management Services.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed to enter into a collaborative working arrangement with Lancashire County Council (LCC) for Estate Management Services.

Date of decision

24 August ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/16

Issue

North West Motorway Policing Group Collaboration Agreement.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed to enter into the North West Motorway Policing Collaboration Agreement.

Date of decision

17 October ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/15

Issue

Acceptance of tender for the provision of IPLDP (Initial Police Learning and Development Programme) and PCSO training for Lancashire Constabulary.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded the contract for the provision of IPLDP and PCSO training, Enlighten training and Consultancy.

Date of decision

24 August ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/14

Issue

Community Action Fund Application

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has established a Community Action Fund.

Date of decision

8 August ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/13

Issue

Police Force Collaboration Agreement – ACRO Criminal Records Office

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable has agreed to enter into a Collaboration Agreement.

Date of decision

26 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/12

Issue

Extension of the Chief Constable’s fixed term contract

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has granted Chief Constable Steve Finnigan a one year extension to his fixed term contract to run from 23rd March 2017 to 22nd March 2018.

Date of decision

19 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/09

Issue

Streetwise

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has considered this funding to support the engagement of these agencies with young vulnerable people.

Date of decision

8 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/10

Issue

AFC Fylde ‘Positive Together’ Programme

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has considered this funding to support existing good schemes for AFC Fylde.

Date of decision

8 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/11

Issue

OASIS (Open Access Sport Inclusion Scheme)

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has considered this funding to support the positive outcomes of community engagement in Fleetwood.

Date of decision

8 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/08

Issue

Child Action North West (CANW) Street Reach Blackburn and Burnley

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has considered this funding to support the positive outcomes of community engagement and diversionary tactics across Burnley and Blackburn.

Date of decision

8 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/07

Issue

Military School in conjunction with Burnley Council

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has considered this funding in full or part to support the positive outcomes of community engagement in Burnley particularly with young people.

Date of decision

27 June ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/06

Issue

Acceptance of tender for the supply, installation and maintenance of Digital Average Speed Equipment

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded the contract for the supply, installation and maintenance and support of average speed cameras to Vysionics ITS LTD.

Date of decision

19 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/05

Issue

Acceptance of tender for the provision of building cleaning services to Lancashire Constabulary.

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded the contract for the provision of building cleaning services to Lancashire County Council.

Date of decision

8 July ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

RESTRICTED – This decision contains information which relates to or includes commercial, financial or business interests of the Police and Crime Commissioner or any other person or company.

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/04

Issue

Revenue and Capital Financial Position as at 31 March 2016

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has noted the final position for his budget for the 2015/15 financial year and approved the recommendations set out in appendix A.

Date of decision

17 June ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/03

Issue

Community Action Fund 2016-2017

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has re-launched the Community Action Fund for 2016/17 with the same terms and conditions as in 2015/16 and that there is no charge in the level of funding offered.

Date of decision

27 May ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/02

Issue

Blackpool Victoria Hospital IDVA – Pilot Scheme

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has agreed to fund the expansion of the Independent Domestic Violence Advisor provision within A&E in Blackpool until March 31, 2017.

Date of decision

24 May ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref: 2016/01

Issue

Lancashire Police’s Special Constabulary Annual Report

Decision

The Police and Crime Commissioner has received and noted the Lancashire Police Special Constabulary Annual Report for 2015/16, which outlines its work and progress over the last 12 months.

Date of decision

27 May ’16

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC