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Confidential decisions

All decisions, barring those containing confidential information, are recorded and published on our Decisions page.

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Details of confidential decisions, along with a summary of the decision made, are available below.

2020-36  Safer Streets Funding
The PCC accepted the Safer Streets Fund Grant from the Home Office. The PCC for Norfolk was awarded £363,164 through the Streets Fund which provides funding to residential areas within England and Wales that are disproportionately affected by acquisitive crimes like burglary and theft, to invest in evidence-based preventative interventions. This report contains content relating to specific addresses and vulnerabilities within local communities.

2020-34 Holt Fire Station works to provide police premises  
The PCC approved that the building works are completed. The PCC has approved the completion of Building works. The report currently contains commercially sensitive tender information, to be reviewed following completion of contract.

2020-33 Section 22a National Agreement on Forensic Collision Investigation Network (FCIN)
The PCC signed the FCIN Section 22a document. The Forensic Collision Investigator Network (FCIN) has been created by policing to address the requirement of the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) that the function be accredited to ISO 17020. Information contained in the report is supplied by or relating to bodies dealing with security matters.

2020-29 Police Education Qualification Framework - Approval to award 
The PCC provided a seal of approval to proceed with the contract award. 

2020-26 Caister On Sea Police Station – Site Sale
The PCC approved the sale of the former Caister On Sea Police Station.

2020-25 Carmelite House – Temporary Accomodation
The PCC approved the aquisition of a ‘Tenancy at Will’ for the use of temporary offices at Carmelite House.

2020-24 Hethersett Old Hall School – Works Progress
The PCC approved the release of funds for the development of revised phased refurbishment building works.

2020-22 Home Office Police Uplift and Covid-19 Support
The PCC authorised the PCC Chief Finance Officer to execute the agreement.

2020-20 Extension of Forensic Contracts
The PCC agreed to the extension of the contracts. 

2020-17 Internal Audit Contract Extension
Internal Audit Contract Extension regarding Single Tender Actions

2020-13 Learning Site Business Case
The PCC approved the purchase of the site, in accordance with the Business Case.

2020-09 Variation to Section 22A Agreements for Joint Human Resources and Joint Professional Standards to accommodate a temporary reporting structure to a Temporary Joint Deputy Chief Constable / Director of People Transformation
The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner authorised to execute the Variation to the Section 22A Agreements.

2020-08 Variation to the current Section 22A Agreement for Integrated Offender Management (IOM)
The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner authorised to execute the extension to the Agreement to Collaborate (under Section 22A of the Police Act 1996).

2020-06 Bodham Mast – Letting to Home Office (ESN)
The PCC approved the letting of aerial rights to the Home Office for Emergency Services Network support.

2020-05 Caister On Sea Mast – Letting to Arqiva Limited
The PCC approved the letting of aerial rights Arqiva at Caister On Sea mast.

2020-04 Caister On Sea Police Station – Site Sale
The PCC approved the sale of the former Caister On Sea Police Station. The report details commercially sensitive information.

2020-03 Contract for Managed Services for Temporary Agency Resources
The PCC approved entering into a contract for the provision of temporary agency staff. The report contains commercially sensitive information.

2020-02 ERSOU Estate
The PCC confirmed approval for the purchase of the property as part of the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit estate. This information is supplied by or relating to bodies dealing with security matters.

2019-71 Estates – Bowthorpe Police Station – site sale
The PCC approved the sale of the former station.

2019-70 Estates – Hethersett Old Hall School – offer bid
The PCC approved the submission of an offer for the site.

2019-69 Chief Constable’s Contract of Employment
The PCC has approved a years extension to the Chief Constable’s contract until October 2021.

2019-67 Eastern Investigation Hub – submission of planning application
The PCC approved the purchase of a new site for the Eastern Investigation Hub and submission of a planning application.

2019-66 Airwave Radio Handset Refresh – Refresh
The PCC approved the purchase of new Airwave handsets for the force.

2019-62 Force printing through multi-functional devices and the Suffolk bulk print facility
The PCC approved the provision of printing services for the force.

2019-59 Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care Service – Appointment of Provider
The PCC authorised the Chief Executive to enter into a contract for the provision of the Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care service.

2019-56  Badger House – New Lease
The PCC approved the new lease of Badger House.

2019-55  Hurricane Way – Lease Renewal
The PCC approved the new lease.

2019-54  Holt & Reepham Fire Station Works – New Building Tender
The PCC approved the tender submission.

2019-53  Bowthorpe Police Station – Site sale
The PCC approved the sale of the former Bowthorpe Police Station.

2019-51  PFI Custody Project
The PCC formally approved the refinancing of the PFI custody project.

2019-49  Regional Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) – Section 22a Variation Agreement
The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner executed the renewals and variations of existing collaboration agreements.

2019-48  Eastern Region Specialist Operations Unit (ERSOU) Section 22a RIPA Agreement – Addendum
The PCC approved the addendum to the Section 22a agreement for ERSOU RIPA.

2019-46  Single Online Home – Amendment to the existing Section 22a Agreement
The PCC approved the additional amendments to the Section 22a agreement for Single Online Home (SOH).

2019-45  Joint Information Management – Section 22a Variation Agreement
The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner executed the renewals of existing collaboration agreements in respect of Joint Information Management.

2019-44  Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Agreement – Third Agreement
The PCC approved to enter into the Third Collaboration Agreement in respect of the Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme.

2019-43  Estates – Wymondham OCC Mast
The PCC agreed to grant a new lease for use of the communications mast at the Operations and Command Centre in Wymondham.

2019-42  Fire Station Works to Provide Police Premises Building Tender – Holt and Reepham
The PCC noted the current position, approved the outline budget needs and requested for the Head of Estates to re-tender to appoint a new contractor.

2019-40  Planned Maintenance Update
The PCC approved the estates work for 2019/20.

2019-39  Reepham Police Station Lease – Break Notice
The PCC approved the termination of the Reepham Police Station lease.

2019-38  Holt Police Station – Legal Boundary Adjustment
The PCC approved the legal boundary adjustment.

2019-37  Europa Way Stores – Norwich Lease Rent Review
The PCC approved the rent review recommendations.

2019-36  Section 22a Collaboration Agreement – Joint Athena Hub
The Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner executed the Agreement to Collaborate.

2019-34  Hunstanton Police Station Mast Lease
The PCC approved the completion of a new lease.

2019-33  Estates – Western Hub Building Tenders
The PCC approved the award of the estates works.

2019-32  National Police Collaboration Agreement
The PCC authorised the OPCCN Chief Executive to execute a national collaboration agreement in relation to investigatory powers.

2019-31  Variation to the Integrated Offender Management Section 22a Collaboration Agreement
The PCC approved the renewal of the existing collaboration agreement in respect of Joint Offender Management.

2019-30  Variation to the Joint Professional Standards Department Section 22a Collaboration Agreement
The PCC approved the renewal of the existing collaboration agreement in respect of the Joint Professional Standards Department.

2019-27  Single Online Home (SOH) Section 22a
The PCC signed the S22a to maintain the www.police.uk service.

2019-26  Loddon – Local SNT Base Relocation
The PCC approved the relocation to Loddon Fire Station.

2019-25  Europa Way Store – Norwich
The PCC approved ‘holding over’ the lease following lease expiry.

2019-24  Wells-next-the-Sea Police Station
The PCC approved the partnership use of the station.

2019-22  Norfolk 2020 – Estates Strategy 
The PCC approved the build option be put out to public tender.

2019-20  Sale of Police House 
The PCC agreed to proceed with the sale.

2019-10  Wymondham OCC Car Park Agreement – Temporary Use of Spaces
The PCC approved the temporary acquisition of spaces.

2019-09  Tuckswood Police Station
The PCC approved the planned disposal of the site.

2019-08  Wymondham OCC Car Park & Security Works Tender
The PCC approved the proposed works.

2019-07  Holt & Reepham, Fire Station Works
The PCC approved the tender submissions to extend the Holt and Reepham Fire Stations to provide new police accommodation.

2019-06  Firearms Unit – Planning Application for Portakabins
The PCC approved the decision to submit a planning application to relocate some existing portakabins.

2019-04  Norfolk 2020 Estates Strategy – Broadland Eastern Hub Plans
The PCC approved the completion of negotiations to purchase the recommended site.

2019-01 7 Forces Collaboration – Procurement
The PCC agrees to entering into a collaboration agreement for the delivery of a single procurement function across the policing areas of Bedfordshire, Cambrigeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk and Suffolk.

2018-26  Car Park and Security Works Tender 
The PCC agreed the award of a build contract.

2018-25  Tuckswood Police Station Norwich – Future Disposal
The PCC approved the planned disposal of the site.

2018-24  Estates – Building Access Control System 
The PCC agreed to the upgrading of building access control systems for the police estate.

2018-23  Norfolk 2020 Estates Strategy – Swaffham Western Hub Plans
The PCC approved the submission of a planning application for the proposed Swaffham – Western Hub premises.

2018-16  Estates Strategy 
The PCC approved a termination of a lease arrangement at Vantage House, Norwich.

2018-13  Joint Strategic, Business and Operational Services Section 22A Collaboration Agreement
The Chief Executive (on behalf of the PCC) has signed a Section 22a collaboration agreement.

2018-11  Estates Strategy 
The PCC approved the submission of a planning application relating to Wymondham OCC.

2018-10  Estates Strategy 
The PCC approves the part use of Kings Lynn Police Station with the Home Office.

2018-09  Estates Strategy 
The PCC approved a renewal of the lease arrangements to Carmelite House.

2018-08  Section 22a Collaboration Agreement – Seven Force Firearms Training 
The PCC approved entering in to a collaboration agreement across the Seven Forces (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk and Suffolk) in relation to the provision of a Firearms, Training and Compliance Function. 

2018-07  Section 22a Collaboration Agreement – Modern Slavery Police Transformation Fund Programme 
The PCC has authorised the Chief Executive to execute the collaboration agreement that has been produced nationally in relation to the Modern Slavery Police Transformation Fund.

2018-06 Section 22a Collaboration Agreements – Norfolk and Suffolk 
The PCC has approved the renewal of two collaboration agreements, in relation to Joint Professional Standards and Joint Information Management for periods of one year each.

2017-29  Strategic Governance Board – 19 December 2017
The PCC made a number of decisions based on the content of reports submitted to the meeting.

2017-28  Section 22a Collaboration Agreement
The PCC has signed a Section 22a collaboration agreement which was due for renewal on 1 April 2017.

2017-24  Section 22a Collaboration Agreements
The Chief Executive (on behalf of the PCC) has signed a number of Section 22a collaboration agreements which were due for renewal on 31 August 2017.

2017-17 Contract of Employment – Chief Constable
The PCC extended the Chief Constable’s contract of employment to Autumn 2020.

2017-16 Section 22a Collaboration Agreement
The PCC has signed a number of Section 22a collaboration agreements which were due for renewal on 31 May 2017.

2017-15 Strategic Governance Board – 23 March 2017
The PCC made a number of decisions based on the content of reports submitted to the meeting.

2017-04 Operation Moonshot
After a successful pilot, the PCC has provided a financial contribution to the infrastructure costs of establishing a permanent Operation Moonshot team. The team’s focus is to disrupt criminals, prevent crime and recover stolen property.

2017-03 Deed of variation – Project Athena
The PCC agreed to grant authority to the Chief Executive to execute the deed of variation to vary the original contracts between the provider and the nine Project Athena local policing bodies.

2017-01 Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Agreement – Second Agreement
The PCC agreed to enter into a second collaboration agreement with other forces to work together on the Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme.

2016-14 Energy Procurement
The PCC has made a confidential decision to retain purchasing arrangements with regards to energy procurement.

2016-03 Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme
The Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables for the seven police areas in the Eastern Region and Kent have agreed to work together upon a programme of collaboration to be known as the Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme.

2015-22 Business Support Functions Operating Model
As part of the collaborative Norfolk and Suffolk programme of change, and as a result of the Shared Services Partnership business case not being agreed by the Collaboration Panel in April 2014, the PCC has approved the business case for a Business Support Functions Operating Model.

2014-41 Sale of former police station
As part of the Constabulary’s Estates Strategy, the PCC has approved the sale of Old Sheringham Police Station.

2014-14 Serious and Organised Crime – Force Collaboration
The PCC agreed to enter into a collaboration agreement with other forces to deliver an increased response to serious and organised crime.

2013-28 Consultants – Norfolk and Suffolk Collaboration
The PCC approved and signed a paper to retain consultants in the future development of collaborative services between Norfolk and Suffolk. The consultants were retained after an open competitive tender process.

2013-27 Advice on Police/Fire Collaboration
The PCC accepted the recommendations from the Chief Constable, Chief Fire Officer and County Council that consultants are procured, to obtain independent advice on Police/Fire Collaboration, through an Invitation to Tender document.

2013-21 Exemption to Contract Standing Orders
The Head of Staff, under delegated powers from The PCC agreed on 30th July, to the exemption from Contract Standing Orders in relation to two Treasury Management contracts.

2013-20 Sale of former police house
The Head of Staff, under delegated powers from the PCC, has agreed to the sale of a police house, following the completion of the appropriate bidding process.

2013-15 Collaboration agreement between Norfolk and Suffolk
The PCC has approved/signed a revised contract of employment for the ACO(R) consequent on a revised role allocation following a new S22A collaboration agreement between Suffolk and Norfolk.

2013-12 Exemption from Contract Standing Orders
The Head of Staff, under delegated powers from The PCC agreed on 9th May 2013, to the exemption from Contract Standing Orders in order to procure a Health Needs Assessment and to create a User Requirement Specification in relation to Forensic Medical Services.

2013-11 Early Release of Chief Constable / Appointment of Temporary Chief Constable
The Chief Constable, Mr P Gormley, has been offered and has accepted the role of Deputy Director of the new to be established National Crime Agency (NCA). It will only formally vest on 6th October 2013. Therefore he will be seconded to the Home Office meantime. The shadow organisation has requested early release of Mr Gormley from his contractual period of notice. The PCC has agreed to that, and determined Temporary appointments to cover pro tem. He has also authorised the Head of Staff in OPCCN to negotiate the secondment and make any other consequential amendments/new provisions to facilitate the changes. Because these relate to personal contractual details, the precise nature of these are confidential/restricted.

2013-10 Insurance Provision
The Head of Staff (under delegated powers from the PCC) signed on 12th April, a contract in relation to insurance services.

2013-09 Exemption to Contract Standing Orders
The PCC agreed on 8th April 2013, to the exemption from Contract Standing Orders for a year’s contract with an energy agent.

2013-08 Lease Changes
A number of Police Estates leases have been reviewed and the changes agreed by the Head of Staff, under delegated powers, on behalf of the PCC.

2013-03 Deployment of officer to UKFPU for World Cup fixture
The PCC has approved the deployment of an officer to a United Kingdom Football Policing Unit (UKFPU) policing operation at San Marino v England World Cup qualifying fixture on 22/03/2013.

2013-01 Confidential Decision relating to staff pensions
The Police and Crime Commissioner made a decision in relation to outstanding claims and liabilities on individual staff members relating to Pensions.