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Decisions

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) needs to make robust, well-informed and transparent decisions to carry out their role and responsibilities.

Decisions are made in line with a Decision-Making Policy Statement. 

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All decisions, barring those containing confidential information, are recorded and published below. 

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Decisions taken by the PCC

The Police and Crime Commissioner adopted the revised Scheme of Governance and Consent.

Date: 2020-09-22 / PDF (265 KB)

Decisions

This policy statement sets the framework within which the Police and Crime Commissioner makes decisions ranging from routine administrative, technical or professional decisions to those of significant public interest.

Date: 2020-09-21 / PDF (175 KB)

Decisions

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk approved the award of the grant.

Date: 2020-09-21 / PDF (2.8 MB)

Decisions

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk approved the Grants awards using Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN) Community Safety and Commissioning Funding to support those organisations delivering Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services to victims within Norfolk, who have been affected by COVID-19.

Date: 2020-07-16 / PDF (469 KB)

2020/21Decisions

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk approved the Grant awards using the Ministry of Justice Extraordinary Fund Covid-19 to support those organisations delivering Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services to victims within Norfolk.

Date: 2020-07-13 / PDF (546 KB)

2020/21Decisions

The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner authorised the variation extension to the agreement to collaborate (under Section 22A of the Police Act 1996)

Date: 2020-06-22 / PDF (266 KB)

2020/21Decisions

The PCC for Norfolk supported the allocation of funding to St Martins Housing Trust to provide a Person-Centred Support Officer, working directly with prison leavers and those at risk of offending or re-offending, across Norwich City.

Date: 2020-06-08 / PDF (3 MB)

2020/21Decisions

The PCC funded a six-month bespoke project that ensures children and young people of Norfolk are provided an opportunity to voice opinions and concerns around policing, crime and vulnerability.

Date: 2020-04-30 / PDF (357 KB)

2020/21Decisions

PCC enacted a contract variation to enable continuation of Scams Prevention Service Service from April 1st 2020 to March 31st 2021.

Date: 2020-04-29 / PDF (616 KB)

2020/21Decisions

The PCC has given consent to the use of electronic signatures for 7 Force Procurement, policy documents and other decision notices during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Date: 2020-04-08 / PDF (174 KB)

2020/21Decisions

The PCC for Norfolk supported the allocation of funding to Bigfork to develop and implement the new OPCCN website.

Date: 2020-02-27 / PDF (169 KB)

Decisions

The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner authorised the execution of the Section 22A Agreement to collaborate in Joint ICT; Joint Estates and Facilities; Joint Transport Services (under Section 22A of the Police Act 1996).

Date: 2020-02-20 / PDF (154 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC issued the decision to formally approve the process for finalising and issuing the 2020/21 precept.

Date: 2020-02-17 / PDF (344 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC Supported the allocation of funding to Norwich City Community Sports Foundation to deliver the Positive Futures Programme across Norfolk for those young people who meet the specific programme criteria.

Date: 2020-02-14 / PDF (2.3 MB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to (i) enter the collaboration agreement in relation to the modern slavery police transformation fund and (ii) authorised the Chief Executive to execute the agreement on his behalf.

Date: 2020-01-28 / PDF (176 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The Chief Executive reviewed the contents of the report and endorsed the proposal to renew the appointment of 17 Custody Visitors in Norfolk as of 1st September 2019 for a three-year term.

Date: 2019-12-31 / PDF (239 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to the extension of the Grant Agreement as laid out in Grant Variation No. 3.

Date: 2019-12-30 / PDF (425 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved the re-appointment of nine Legally Qualified Chairs for the Eastern Region for a further term of four years from 1 January 2020 and the appointment of 15 new Legally Qualified Chairs for a four year term from 1 January 2020.

Date: 2019-12-12 / PDF (1.9 MB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC recommended the adoption of police complaint reforms

Date: 2019-12-11 / PDF (287 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed funding for the CARA Project across Norfolk as a two year pilot run by The Hampton Trust.

Date: 2019-12-11 / PDF (2.1 MB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed the allocation of a development grant to the Daisy programme - a registered charity supporting those affected by domestic abuse in the Breckland area.

Date: 2019-11-18 / PDF (520 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund a one-year pilot to test the efficacy of detached youth work in identifying and reducing the risk of child exploitation.

Date: 2019-11-15 / PDF (252 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund Momentum for a period of one year to engage with and provide training and support to voluntary and community sector organisations working with children at risk of criminal exploitation.

Date: 2019-11-14 / PDF (261 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC supported the revised term of contract delivery for the WONDER + programme.

Date: 2019-11-13 / PDF (212 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC adopted the business case for the Norfolk Constabulary Restorative Justice Initiative.

Date: 2019-11-12 / PDF (249 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to support the allocation of funding to the Pandora Project to deliver domestic abuse services across West Norfolk.

Date: 2019-10-10 / PDF (293 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved a crime and disorder reduction contribution to help fund a partnership CCTV project in the borough of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Date: 2019-08-27 / PDF (199 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved this grant for under the Hidden Victims Phoenix Project delivered by the Pandora Project at a cost of £214,000 for the duration of the project.

Date: 2019-07-24 / PDF (2 MB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved the grant for the Hidden Victims Fund under the British Red Cross. £66,155 for year 1 and 2 (including mobilisation) and if extension option is granted a further £34,497 for an additional year.

Date: 2019-07-24 / PDF (2.3 MB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved the decision notice to subscribe to the Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) for the period 2019/20 at a cost of £840.

Date: 2019-06-12 / PDF (207 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved the revised Scheme of Governance and Consent.

Date: 2019-06-12 / PDF (174 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed for the current Independent Members to be reappointed to the regional misconduct hearing list for a further term of five years.

Date: 2019-06-11 / PDF (227 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to continue to fund a Link Worker to support Norfolk's Integrated Offender Management (IOM) scheme.

Date: 2019-06-10 / PDF (2 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to support a three-year partnership service to support children and young people who go missing and/or are at risk of child sexual exploitation in Norfolk.

Date: 2019-06-06 / PDF (2.2 MB)

Decisions

The PCC approved a grant for two years to support victims of domestic abuse in South Norfolk.

Date: 2019-06-05 / PDF (2.1 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund a one-year pilot to test delivering a whole family support approach to young people at risk of, or affected by, child criminal exploitation.

Date: 2019-03-19 / PDF (288 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC issued the precept for 2019/20.

Date: 2019-03-18 / PDF (325 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to a funding extension for the Pandora Project to support victims of domestic abuse in the west of the county.

Date: 2019-03-15 / PDF (384 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund the Daisy Project which supports men and women living with or who have been affected by domestic abuse in the Breckland area of Norfolk.

Date: 2019-03-13 / PDF (2.1 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund a one-year pilot project to help young people at risk of child criminal exploitation by offering education, training and employment opportunities.

Date: 2019-03-12 / PDF (290 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to support the grant extension of 10 months to the Sue Lambert Trust.

Date: 2019-03-12 / PDF (225 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund the St Giles Trust to deliver Project SOS+ to deliver preventative sessions to school children across Norfolk at risk of criminal exploitation as well as awareness raising sessions to parents and teachers.

Date: 2019-03-11 / PDF (2.3 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC approved the final reserve movements for 2018/19, the additional requirement for reserves in 2019/20 and the slippage on the capital programme from 2018/19 into 2019/20.

Date: 2019-02-08 / PDF (227 KB)

2019/20Decisions

The PCC approved the funding for the Community Chaplaincy Scheme from 1st February 2019 - 31st March 2020.

Date: 2019-01-31 / PDF (228 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund the Norfolk Scam Prevention Service at a cost of £35,633 per annum.

Date: 2019-01-30 / PDF (673 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agreed funding arrangements for the victim assessment and referral service for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Date: 2018-11-16 / PDF (198 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC approved the submission of a planning application for the Wymondham OCC portakabins for firearms training unit.

Date: 2018-11-15 / PDF (221 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC approved funding for the Connect Service - a partnership between national domestic abuse charity Safelives and local statutory partners, including the OPCCN.

Date: 2018-11-14 / PDF (185 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC appointed Mr Harry Ireland to the list of nominations of legally qualified chairs for the purposes of regulation 25 of the Police Conduct Regulations 2012 for the period until 31 December 2019.

Date: 2018-11-08 / PDF (155 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC has approved a council tax exemption for care leavers.

Date: 2018-11-06 / PDF (215 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC has agreed a grant extension for services provided by the Sue Lambert Trust to support victims of sexual abuse, sexual violence and historic cases of child sexual abuse.

Date: 2018-08-01 / PDF (423 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC has agreed to fund the core costs of the Norfolk Youth Offending Team for a three-year period to the end of March 2021.

Date: 2018-07-30 / PDF (2 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC authorised the Chief Executive to execute a collaboration agreement produced nationally in relation to the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, National Wildlife Crime Unit and National Police Freedom of Information and Data Protection Unit.

Date: 2018-07-26 / PDF (145 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC has agreed to fund the Rescue Rehab project at HMP Norwich from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2020.

Date: 2018-06-12 / PDF (2 MB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agrees to subscribe to the Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) for the period of 2018/19.

Date: 2018-04-03 / PDF (156 KB)

2018/19Decisions

The PCC agrees to fund St Giles Trust to deliver the WONDER+ (Women Offenders of Norfolk Diversion, Engagement and Rehabilitation) Scheme over a three year period.

Date: 2018-03-05 / PDF (2.2 MB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agrees to extend the existing IDVA service for a further two years to 2019/20 and by a further 2 x IDVA full-time posts and 1 x part-time administrative post.

Date: 2018-02-22 / PDF (361 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agrees to fund Lola Stafford Consulting Ltd to provide a Youth Commission Service

Date: 2018-02-21 / PDF (211 KB)

2017/18Decisions

This decision report has been issued by the PCC to formally record the process of finalising and issuing the 2018/19 precept.

Date: 2018-02-20 / PDF (211 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC has authorised the OPCCN Chief Executive to execute the revised collaboration agreement in relation to the National Police Chiefs' Council.

Date: 2017-11-08 / PDF (115 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC has agreed to enter into a national agreement under section 22 of the Police Act 1996 to collaborate on authorisation of Covert Human Intelligence Sources.

Date: 2017-11-07 / PDF (182 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed to extend the existing grant agreement with the Matthew Project to ensure counselling services are available to the 180 Norfolk Integrated Offender Management (IOM) scheme cohort.

Date: 2017-10-25 / PDF (245 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed to continue the joint project with Norfolk County Council Children's Services to provide three domestic abuse coordinators to work across the county, aligning their activity in support of early help hubs, providing expert advice and support for multi-agency practitioners, and identifying and training a network of local domestic abuse champions.

Date: 2017-10-23 / PDF (954 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed the procurement of consultancy services to explore the viability of a business case for future governance arrangements of Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Date: 2017-10-22 / PDF (136 KB)

2017/18Decisions

*THIS DECISION/GRANT AGREEMENT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN*
The PCC agreed a three-year grant to the Matthew Project to provide a drug and alcohol practitioner for the Norfolk Police control room.

Date: 2017-10-20 / PDF (1004 KB)

2017/18Decisions

*THIS DECISION/GRANT AGREEMENT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN*
The PCC agreed the funding and delivery of a domestic abuse perpetrator programme - 'Choosing to Change' - in partnership with Walking with the Wounded.

Date: 2017-08-11 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed an extension in funding for continuation of the Integrated Mental Health Team in the Norfolk Police control room, and one additional mental health specialist.

Date: 2017-08-10 / PDF (225 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC supported a grant extension for Sue Lambert Trust to help relieve demand pressures.

Date: 2017-08-09 / PDF (319 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed a crime and disorder reduction grant of £100,000 to the Diocese of Norwich for the purpose of alarming vulnerable historic buildings as part of his Raise the Alarm campaign.

Date: 2017-08-08 / PDF (910 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed the establishment of a Norfolk Youth Commission on Police and Crime.

Date: 2017-05-12 / PDF (258 KB)

2017/18Decisions

To relieve demand pressure on the Sue Lambert Trust, the PCC has agreed to extend funding for its services, including counselling, and operating hours.

Date: 2017-05-11 / PDF (271 KB)

2017/18Decisions

The PCC agreed to fund Community Chaplaincy - Norfolk to provide a two-year mentoring service which contributes to a reduction in the number of referred offenders who breach or are recalled to custody.

Date: 2017-05-10 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC provided funding to secure continued provision of a specialist worker to support young people in care who are at risk of sexual exploitation.

Date: 2017-05-09 / PDF (995 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC allocated funding to Pandora Project to deliver specialist support services to victims of domestic abuse in the West Norfolk area.

Date: 2017-05-08 / PDF (963 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to extend the rescue Rehab project, managed by Best for Pets, running at HMP Norwich.

Date: 2017-05-04 / PDF (990 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to grant £2500 to Best for Pets to deliver the Rescue Rehab project at HMP Norwich.

Date: 2017-05-03 / PDF (951 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to provide Julian Support with £101,753 funding over one year to operate the WONDER scheme in partnership with the Sue Lambert Trust and The Magdalene Group.

Date: 2017-05-02 / PDF (1.2 MB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to employ a court mentor at Norwich Magistrates' Court as part of the Gateway to Employment scheme.

Date: 2017-04-28 / PDF (961 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC approved grant funding to support this joint project with Norfolk County Council which has been running since 2015.

Date: 2017-03-28 / PDF (225 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to subscribe to the Independent Custody Visiting Association for the period 2017/18 at a cost of £840.

Date: 2017-03-27 / PDF (257 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC has approved the renewal of collaboration agreements concerning the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU), Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) and the Eastern Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Unit (ECTIU).

Date: 2016-12-30 / PDF (184 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC approved the granting of the new licence agreement for the occupation of accommodation at Police HQ on the basis of the report provided to Strategic Governance Board.

Date: 2016-12-07 / PDF (98 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed a number of decisions based on the content of reports submitted to the Strategic Governance Board meeting held on 22 September 2016.

Date: 2016-11-15 / PDF (85 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed the decisions outlined in the Estates Strategy Update report to the Police Accountability Forum meeting on 21 July 2016.

Date: 2016-11-02 / PDF (87 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC has extended the funding for a drugs and alcohol practitioner for the Norfolk Police control room.

Date: 2016-10-06 / PDF (1004 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The Commissioner has agreed to grant fund the Pandora Project by £11,625 to enable its support services to be maintained to 31 December 2016.

Date: 2016-09-08 / PDF (961 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC approved changes to the Capital Programme.

Date: 2016-08-31 / PDF (202 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed the approval of the extension of funding for the Senior Client Service Manager post to deliver the Positive 4Women Project to support vulnerable victims of crime.

Date: 2016-08-30 / PDF (562 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed the funding of the Matthew Project to provide a link worker to prevent re-offending.

Date: 2016-08-27 / PDF (205 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed £17,500 additional funding for The Magdalene Group to fund a specialist support worker for children and young people at risk of child sexual exploitation.

Date: 2016-08-26 / PDF (938 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed funding to Fresh Start New Beginnings and Victim Support to support victims of child sexual abuse.

Date: 2016-08-25 / PDF (229 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed to the adoption of the Communications and Engagement Strategy 2016-20.

Date: 2016-08-24 / PDF (141 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The early intervention fund has been devised to develop a partnership between the OPCCN and local policing.

Date: 2016-07-22 / PDF (166 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC is required to have in place arrangements for proper corporate governance.

Date: 2016-07-20 / PDF (4.5 MB)

2016/17Decisions

The Go Moto is a pilot scheme aimed at young people aged between 14 - 18 years within the Earlham, Marlpit and Lakenham areas.

Date: 2016-06-03 / PDF (844 KB)

2016/17Decisions

PCC Lorne Green delivers his election pledge to delete the post of Deputy PCC and pass the money saved to the Chief Constable to fund police officers.

Date: 2016-05-18 / PDF (120 KB)

2016/17Decisions

The PCC agreed funding for Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services until 31 March 2019 for Independent Sexual Advisory Service.

Date: 2016-05-17 / PDF (2.9 MB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed annual membership subscription to Independent Custody Visiting Association.

Date: 2016-05-16 / PDF (142 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed allocation of funding to Norfolk Community Safety Partnership to deliver domestic abuse communication and engagement.

Date: 2016-05-13 / PDF (984 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC agreed the awarding of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant to Victim Support for the creation and administration of a Victims Panel.

Date: 2016-03-24 / PDF (900 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed funding to Norfolk Community Foundation for administration of the Substance Misuse and Alcohol Fund and Children and Young People Fund.

Date: 2016-03-23 / PDF (902 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC agreed funding for delivery of specialist domestic abuse awareness training to GPs across Norfolk.

Date: 2016-03-22 / PDF (940 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC agreed funding for the Pandora Project to support victims of domestic abuse.

Date: 2016-03-13 / PDF (875 KB)

2015/16Decisions

Proposed Grant Policy and Procedures are adopted and implemented by the OPCCN to ensure fair, transparent and consistent commissioning awards.

Date: 2016-03-11 / PDF (2.4 MB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC supports the allocation of £233,074 funding to the Harbour Centre to continue its child advocacy provision for children and young people affected by rape and sexual assault.

Date: 2016-03-10 / PDF (871 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC endorses the award of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant of £40,000 to the 4Women Centre to continue its support for vulnerable women, particularly victims of domestic abuse, those with complex needs and ex-offenders.

Date: 2016-03-08 / PDF (823 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC endorses the award of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant of £52,345.50 to Victim Support for the continued running of the Restorative Justice Hub.

Date: 2016-02-19 / PDF (917 KB)

2015/16Decisions

At the Police Accountability Forum meeting held on 18 January 2016, where the PCC holds the Chief Constable to account, the PCC made a number of decisions based on the content of the reports under consideration.

Date: 2016-02-18 / PDF (80 KB)

2015/16Decisions

Continued provision of a specialist worker to support young people in care who are at risk of sexual exploitation.

Date: 2016-02-17 / PDF (895 KB)

2015/16Decisions

Funding for Provision to the Butterfly Programme to deliver two Group Programmes to adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.

Date: 2016-02-01 / PDF (829 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC endorses the allocation of match funding for a joint project with Norfolk County Council Children's Services to provide three domestic abuse coordinators to work across the county.

Date: 2016-01-29 / PDF (8.2 MB)

2015/16Decisions

In March 2015, the OPCCN published the awards made to those organisations who were successful with their applications to the Sexual Abuse Victims Support Fund - Round 1. Decision notice 2015-05 outlined the application and scoring process. During that process there were three applications that underwent further governance checks which have now been completed. Following these checks the Oversight Board agreed to award funding to all three organisations, and the PCC agreed the allocation of funds.

Date: 2016-01-28 / PDF (128 KB)

2015/16Decisions

At the Police Accountability Forum meeting held on 17 November 2015, where the PCC holds the Chief Constable to account, the PCC made a number of decisions based on the content of the reports under consideration.

Date: 2015-12-18 / PDF (98 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC approved the business case to establish a joint Athena Investigations Hub for Norfolk and Suffolk.

Date: 2015-12-17 / PDF (3.3 MB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC made a number of decisions at this meeting based on the content of the reports under consideration.

Date: 2015-08-13 / PDF (117 KB)

2015/16Decisions

The PCC agreed a proposal for the PCC and Chief Constable to share a Chief Finance Officer (Section 151 Officer).

Date: 2015-08-12 / PDF (228 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees the allocation of £46,247.53 to run an enhanced offender employability programme for 45 participants with the aim of reducing reoffending.

Date: 2015-06-03 / PDF (611 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees the update of the Norfolk/Suffolk Transport Strategy.

Date: 2015-06-02 / PDF (657 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees to continue funding previously allocated by the Ministry of Justice to Norfolk PACT which delivers enhanced security to the dwellings of Norfolk's most vulnerable residents

Date: 2015-05-18 / PDF (608 KB)

2015/16Decisions

During the last two years, a number of statutory bodies in Norfolk have identified a need for specialist community services for women with personality disorder, and the Offender Health Profile commissioned by the OPCCN also identified the absence of a dedicated personality disorder service in the county. A total of £15,000 is being provided to 4Women Resource Centre by the PCC to fund a pilot project.

Date: 2015-05-15 / PDF (626 KB)

2015/16Decisions

At the Police Accountability Forum meeting held on 20 March 2015, where the PCC holds the Chief Constable to account, the PCC made a number of decisions based on the content of the reports under consideration.

Date: 2015-05-14 / PDF (133 KB)

2015/16Decisions

Collaboration Panel on 9 December 2013 considered and agreed the business case to establish a Joint Integrated Management function for Norfolk and Suffolk. The PCC has now approved the collaboration in line with the terms set out in the decision report

Date: 2015-05-13 / PDF (433 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed establishment of a Police ICT Company.

Date: 2015-05-12 / PDF (502 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed annual membership subscription of Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA)

Date: 2015-05-11 / PDF (144 KB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC agreed grant for Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services to 31 March 2018.

Date: 2015-05-08 / PDF (3.3 MB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett endorses the allocation of funds of £334,303 to 13 organisations, as recommended by the Children and Young People Panel.

Date: 2015-03-30 / PDF (441 KB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agreed the allocation of grants from two new funds established by the Home Office to support organisations working with survivors of sexual abuse.

Date: 2015-03-27 / PDF (1.6 MB)

2015/16Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett authorised the Chief Executive to execute the contractual and other associated documentation to progress the introduction of a Victim’s Referral and Assessment Service as outlined in this paper with effect from 1 April 2015.

Date: 2015-02-16 / PDF (242 KB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett made a number of decisions based on the reports provided to him at his January public meeting with the Chief Constable.

Date: 2015-01-23 / PDF (789 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC supported the allocation of £35,000 to The Magdalene Group who will provide a specialist CSE support worker.

Date: 2015-01-22 / PDF (4.7 MB)

2014/15Decisions

Stephen agreed the procurement recommendation to award G4S Forensic Medical Services the contract for provision of medical services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Date: 2015-01-21 / PDF (1.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

At the Police Accountability Forum meeting held on 19 November, the PCC made a number of decisions based on the contents of the reports under consideration.

Date: 2014-12-16 / PDF (1015 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC endorses the allocation of £229,548.50 to 13 organisations as recommended by the Substance Misuse and Alcohol Panel of the Safer Norfolk Foundation Medium Grants Programme.

Date: 2014-12-15 / PDF (2.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agreed to adopt the revised publication scheme prepared in line with the ICO's definition document for elected local policing bodies.

Date: 2014-12-14 / PDF (8.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The OPCCN submitted a number of bids to the MOJ competed fund, of which 7 were successful. One of the successful bids is to provide specialist outreach support for victims and witnesses who are experiencing mental health crisis as a result of being a victim of crime. A total of £50,464 has been allocated to this bid to provide one-to-one advocate support to victims in Norwich.

Date: 2014-12-12 / PDF (4.6 MB)

2014/15Decisions

At the Police Accountability Forum meeting held on 17 September, the PCC made a number of decisions based on the contents of the reports.

Date: 2014-12-03 / PDF (971 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the adoption of a Communications and Engagement Strategy for the OPCCN.

Date: 2014-12-02 / PDF (2.2 MB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees the adoption of a list of options from which victims of low-level crime and ASB can have a say on selecting a punishment for the offender.

Date: 2014-12-01 / PDF (2.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

A joint initiative with Norfolk County Council Children's Services to deliver training to 60 foster carers to equip them to deal with discipline issues.

Date: 2014-11-17 / PDF (4.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees the allocation of £17.306 to Leeway for the continuation of IDVA services

Date: 2014-10-01 / PDF (4.2 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the documentation of a mini competition for the purchase of a number of vehicles for Norfolk Constabulary.

Date: 2014-09-30 / PDF (2 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £40,000 to the 4Women Resource Centre to increase capacity and capability to support vulnerable women (particularly victims of domestic abuse with complex needs) in new and innovative ways.

Date: 2014-09-29 / PDF (4.4 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees to contribute £3,000 for the development of an Offender Needs Assessment.

Date: 2014-09-15 / PDF (965 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC supports the allocation of £36,366 funding to provide a live video to Norfolk and Suffolk courts from two locations that provide victim/witness focussed facilities.

Date: 2014-09-12 / PDF (292 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC endorses the allocation of £5,000 from his rehabilitation fund to support the Caring Dad's programme.

Date: 2014-09-03 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £40,000 to the Harbour Centre (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) to fund a child advocate post.

Date: 2014-09-02 / PDF (4.4 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC has approved an amendment to Section 7 of the Scheme of Governance and Consent (Regional Collaboration) and an amendment to Section C1 paragraph 1.9 and the associated clause in Section F of the Financial Regulations.

Date: 2014-09-01 / PDF (1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £5,000 to Freedom Charity to provide support and strength to young people faced with forced marriage, so called honour based violence and domestic abuse.

Date: 2014-08-27 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett approves the undertaking of a single tender action for a web developer to design a website signposting offenders to sources of help to address the issues which make them vulnerable to offending.

Date: 2014-08-26 / PDF (345 KB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £25,000 to Norfolk PACT to deliver enhanced security to the dwellings of vulnerable residents within the county.

Date: 2014-08-25 / PDF (4.5 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £30,000 to provide specialist advocacy support to child victims of sexual offences.

Date: 2014-08-11 / PDF (4.4 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £104,534 to provide specialist advocacy support within each of the three general hospitals in Norfolk and at Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn court.

Date: 2014-08-08 / PDF (4.2 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £26,736 to facilitate delivery of the ROSE Project, working with children and young people who have experienced sexual exploitation, grooming and coercion.

Date: 2014-08-07 / PDF (4.5 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £40,000 to deliver capital works to increase victim counselling capacity and facilities at the Sue Lambert Trust.

Date: 2014-08-05 / PDF (5 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees the allocation of £12,080 to provide immediate access to therapeutic support for young people struggling to deal with being victims of crime or who are on the verge of slipping into criminality.

Date: 2014-08-04 / PDF (4.7 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the recommendation of funding to three voluntary organisations.

Date: 2014-08-01 / PDF (12 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves recommendations regarding the Audit Committee member numbers and allowances.

Date: 2014-07-30 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agreed the allocation of £49,926 (from a Ministry of Justice (MOJ) grant) to deliver a proposal for a Victim-led Restorative Justice Hub.

Date: 2014-07-25 / PDF (8.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the organisational review of the OPCCN.

Date: 2014-07-24 / PDF (2.8 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC allocates the first round of grant awards in relation to the Safer Norfolk Foundation Medium Grant Programme.

Date: 2014-07-21 / PDF (11 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the Commissioning Strategy and Commissioning Plan.

Date: 2014-07-14 / PDF (2.8 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the Draft Annual Governance Statement.

Date: 2014-07-10 / PDF (5.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC supports the delivery of this intervention service to be delivered by Victim Support Services for Norfolk and Suffolk, and endorses this crime and disorder reduction grant.

Date: 2014-07-04 / PDF (4.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC supports the extension of services provided by the Sue Lambert Trust and fully supports this Crime and Disorder reduction grant.

Date: 2014-06-19 / PDF (4 MB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agrees the allocation of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant to the Youth Offending Team to continue the provision of the Youth Inclusion and Support Programme.

Date: 2014-05-28 / PDF (3.2 MB)

2014/15Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett agreed to enter into a collaboration agreement with the other 5 regional PCCs to appoint and joint fund an Eastern Region Victims Commissioning Project Manager at a cost of up to £10,000 for each PCC.

Date: 2014-05-16 / PDF (3.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC agrees to subscribe to the Independent Custody Visiting Association for a further year at the cost of £500.

Date: 2014-05-15 / PDF (2.3 MB)

2014/15Decisions

The PCC approves the allocation of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant to Leeway and Orwell Housing for the continuation of the Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs) service until 31 March 2015.

Date: 2014-04-30 / PDF (9.1 MB)

2014/15Decisions

This Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant allocated by the PCC will be used to ensure the delivery of specialised domestic abuse awareness training to General Medical Practitioners and associated medical practice staff in GP practices across Norfolk.

Date: 2014-04-10 / PDF (3.8 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC endorsed the award of a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant to Victim Support for the creation and administration of a Victims Panel.

Date: 2014-04-09 / PDF (3.6 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The Police and Crime Commissioner has approved the Treasury Management Strategy 2014/15 which incorporates the annual investment strategy.

Date: 2014-04-08 / PDF (4.7 MB)

2014/15Decisions

A decision has been made that the Chief Executive may delegate the performance of his functions as Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer to the Chief Finance Officer and other officers to cover circumstances whenever he is unable to perform such functions.

Date: 2014-03-18 / PDF (1.5 MB)

2013/14Decisions

Following the Stage Two Staff Transfer, Stephen agreed the introduction of a revised Scheme of Governance to accommodate the new employment of staff arrangements. The Scheme will come into effect from 1 April 2014.

Date: 2014-03-17 / PDF (2.7 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has approved the Legal Instrument relating to the transfer of staff to the employment of the Chief Constable, excluding OPCCN staff, on 1 April 2014.

Date: 2014-02-27 / PDF (2 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed to adopt a Code of Conduct and has approved codes for the conduct of the Deputy PCC and OPCCN staff.

Date: 2014-02-11 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed to fund the Henderson Project's outreach programme through three consecutive Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants of £41,200.

Date: 2014-01-09 / PDF (4.1 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed the Travel and Subsistence Expenditure Scheme for reimbursement of expenses incurred by the PCC in carrying out their duties.

Date: 2014-01-08 / PDF (2.9 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has endorsed the creation of the Safer Norfolk Foundation Medium Grant Programme by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk.

Date: 2013-11-07 / PDF (2.5 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has endorsed the proposal to continue with consent to ICV visits being obtained through 'self introduction'.

Date: 2013-10-30 / PDF (5.8 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has agreed to the proposal, as set out in section 2 of the report, that a detailed User Requirement and an Invitation to Tender can be developed and further consideration can be given to appointing an Evidence Based Policing Partner.

Date: 2013-10-17 / PDF (2.9 MB)

2013/14Decisions

This report describes the steps that have been taken by the PCC to recruit a new Chief Constable for Norfolk as well as details for consideration by the Police and Crime Panel to support the PCC's proposed candidate for appointment.

Date: 2013-10-08 / PDF (928 KB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has adopted the Transfer Scheme, as contained in Appendix 1, for submission to the Home Secretary by 16 September 2013.

Date: 2013-10-07 / PDF (7.1 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has approved for a dormant bank account to be set up with Barclays Bank Plc to be used if funds currently managed by the Cooperative Bank are at risk.

Date: 2013-10-04 / PDF (985 KB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has approved the adoption of a common set of Financial Regulations for Norfolk and Suffolk, as outlined within the Appendix to the report.

Date: 2013-09-06 / PDF (1.5 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has given approval to:
a) Renew the appointments of all 28 ICVs in Norfolk as of 1 September 2013
b) Commence a 2 term limit for ICVs in Norfolk so that a balanced representation of volunteers can be maintained, which would be implemented as of 1 September 2016.

Date: 2013-08-20 / PDF (1.4 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed and adopted the Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Transport Strategy as contained within the report, subject to review of the Strategy by October 2014.

Date: 2013-07-31 / PDF (4.7 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The Chief Finance Officer, Bob Summers, has approved the amendment to the PCC Expenses Scheme to provide a telephone allowance for the PCC.

Date: 2013-07-08 / PDF (761 KB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has approved the adoption of a common set of Contract Standing Orders for Norfolk and Suffolk, as outlined within the Appendix to the report.

Date: 2013-06-07 / PDF (3.9 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, has approved the changes to the Chief Finance Officer responsibilities in Norfolk and Suffolk, as outlined in the Appendix attached to the Decision.

Date: 2013-06-04 / PDF (1.4 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC, Stephen Bett, endorsed the updated Code of Corporate Governance on 28th May 2013.

Date: 2013-05-28 / PDF (2.7 MB)

2013/14Decisions

PCC Stephen Bett approved the revised collaboration strategy for the Norfolk and Suffolk police areas on 15 May 2013.

Date: 2013-05-15 / PDF (1.3 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed to increase the maximum lending limit from £7.5m for any counter party to £10m forthwith.

Date: 2013-04-05 / PDF (690 KB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has approved the proposals set out in the financial model for a self funding scheme and agreed to commence recruitment and training of up to six police staff posts across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Date: 2013-04-04 / PDF (2.6 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has agreed to the continuation of the ACC Joint Protective Services Command and Detective Chief Superintendent, Protective Services Command.

Date: 2013-03-27 / PDF (1.8 MB)

2013/14Decisions

The PCC has approved the annual subscription for membership of the Independent Custody Visiting Association for 2013/14.

Date: 2013-03-26 / PDF (1.2 MB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC has agreed the Precept for 2013/2014 to be a 1.965% increase, equating to £200.79 at Band D.

Date: 2013-02-27 / PDF (1008 KB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC agreed that formal consultation on the first Police and Crime Plan for Norfolk would be launched at the Budget Consulstation Event scheduled for 17th January 2013 and that consultation takes place until 16th February 2013.

Date: 2013-01-15 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC has agreed to the establishment of an Audit Committee, as outlined within the Home Office "Financial Management Code of Practice for the Police Service of England and Wales".

Date: 2012-12-19 / PDF (1.1 MB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC has agreed that the administration of the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme will continue to be undertaken by the Policy & Performance Officer, until such time as a review can be undertaken.

Date: 2012-11-30 / PDF (981 KB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC has agreed to the appointment of the Chief Executive (and Monitoring Officer), and Chief Finance Officer and the transfer of staff from the Norfolk Police Authority to the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner.

Date: 2012-11-29 / PDF (1 MB)

2012/13Decisions

A decision has been made that the Chief Executive may delegate the performance of his functions as Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer to the Deputy Chief Executive and other officers to cover circumstances whenever the Chief Executive is unable to perform such functions.

Date: 2012-11-28 / PDF (537 KB)

2012/13Decisions

A corporate Governance Scheme has been approved with a framework with the following four essential elements:
1. A Decision Making Accountability Framework
2. Scheme of Delegation
3. Finance Regulations
4. Contract Standing Orders.

Date: 2012-11-27 / PDF (3.4 MB)

2012/13Decisions

The PCC has accepted the delegation of the Police and Crime Panel for Norfolk to the Chief Executive (Head of Staff), in his role as Monitoring Officer, of the function of the initial handling of complaints under the Act and Regulations.

Date: 2012-11-22 / PDF (672 KB)

2012/13Decisions

The Police Reform and Social Responsibility (PR&SR) Act 2011 Section 1(9) abolishes police authorities effective from midnight 21 November 2012.

The new policing body, which takes on all legal responsibilities and liabilities of the Norfolk Police Authority, is the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Norfolk.

For seamless continuity this report recommends that existing policies and practices of the NPA continue, amended only regarding nomenclature, until a detailed review has been undertaken by the PCC in due course of all such documents on an individual or collective basis as may be deemed suitable.

Date: 2012-11-21 / PDF (995 KB)

2012/13Decisions

 

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