DECISIONS

Statement on decision making

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  • Who makes 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:

2019/43

Issue

Police Force Collaboration Agreement for the Provision of Police Officers from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Decision

The Commissioner and the Chief Constable have entered in to a revised Collaboration Agreement for the provision of operational services specific to policing support by the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in the event of:

a)  a Marauding Terrorist Attack (Operation Plato)
b)  any other incident where there is threat to life or risk of serious injury;
c)  pre-planned joint policing initiatives intending to improve inter-operability between forces and to enhance effectiveness and/or efficiency of either or both of the collaborating forces, within the geographical areas of the Home Office forces who are signatories to this agreement.

 

Date of decision

7th January 2020

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC & CC

Decision Ref:

2019/42

Issue

Counter Terrorism Policing North West

Decision

The Commissioner and the Chief Constable have agreed to enter in to the Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW) regional collaboration.

The Director is authorised to execute the Collaboration Agreement on behalf of the Police & Crime Commissioner.

Date of decision

20th December 2019

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 & CC

Decision Ref:

2019/40

Issue

Storage Refresh and Procurement

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed an addition to the capital programme of £1.495m in respect of the digital storage solution, with costs being incurred as set out in the report.

 

Date of decision

17th December 2019

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:

2019/39

Issue

Treasury Management mid-year report 2019/20

Decision

The Commissioner has noted the report.

 

Date of decision

17th December 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/38

Issue

DBS Checks for Community Organisations in Lancashire

Decision

The Commissioner awarded a contract from 1st January 2020 to 31st March 2021, for the provision of a scheme to provide DBS checks to community organisations in Lancashire in the amount of £20,000.

 

Date of decision

17th December 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/37

Issue

Knife Crime Grant Fund Applications

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the level of funding for the Applications as outlined in Appendix A, totalling £180k.

 

Date of decision

13th December 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision
Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/36

Issue

Violence Reduction Unit – Divert Programme Funding for 2020-21

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed to fund the temporary establishment of 4 full time and 4 part time coach posts up to £150k.

 

Date of decision

13th December 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/35

Issue

Digital Evidence Management Solution – Funding

Decision

The Commissioner has agreed an addition to the capital programme of £1.72m in respect of the DEMS solution, with costs being incurred as set out in the report.

 

 

Date of decision

13th December 2019

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:

2019/12

Issue

Early Intervention Youth Fund – Twilight Project

Decision

The Commissioner has noted and agreed to the project delivery and acceptance of up to £25,000 funding from the Home Office.

 

 

Date of decision

9th December 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/34

Issue

Community Action Fund

Decision

The Commissioner’s Community Action Fund financed through Proceeds of Crime Income, has allocated a total amount of £10,873.77

 

 

Date of decision

21st November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision
Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/33

Issue

Immediate Resourcing Agreed for Delivery of Uplift Programme

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the permanent establishment of the posts identified in Annex 1.

 

 

Date of decision

21st November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/32

Issue

Lancashire Victim Services – Future Funding Arrangements

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the extension of the Lancashire Victim Services contract, run by Victim Support, for the period of 2 years from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2022 in accordance with the contract provisions.  Further, the Commissioner supports the temporary funding for 2 members of staff as set out int he report, alongside a service review in this area.

 

 

Date of decision

13th December 2019

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:

2019/31

Issue

Financial Position as at 30th September 2019

Decision

The Commissioner has noted and approved the budget monitoring position as set out in the report.

 

 

Date of decision

21st November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/30

Issue

Street Pastors, Street Angels and Similar Organisations

Decision

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

 

 

Date of decision

15th November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/29

Issue

Drug & Substance Misuse Funding – Blackpool

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the proposed use of the Reducing Reoffending Fund as outlined in Appendix A.

 

 

Date of decision

13th November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/28

Issue

Make Every Adult Matter (MEAM) – Blackburn with Darwen

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the request for £10,000 from the Crime, Reducing Reoffending & Criminal Justice Budget.

 

 

Date of decision

13th November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/27

Issue

Programme of Training to Enhance Awareness of Countering Terrorism and Extremism Within Lancashire

Decision

The Commissioner has approved the request for £30,000 from the Crime, Reducing Reoffending & Criminal Justice Budget.

 

 

Date of decision

8th November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

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 in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation.

 

 

Date of decision

25th November 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision

Decision Maker
PCC

Decision Ref:

2019/26

Issue

Pension Forfeiture

Decision

The Commissioner has considered the forfeiture of a police pension, both in terms of the proportion of the pension to be forfeited and the period over which the forfeiture is to take place, in respect of a former officer.

 

 

Date of decision

15th November 2019

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:

2019/25

Issue

Community Action Fund

Decision

The Commissioner’s Community Action Fund financed through Proceeds of Crime Income, has allocated a total amount of £4,674.00

 

 

Date of decision

25th October 2019

Decision Papers/ Reason for Restricted

Decision
Appendix A

Decision Maker
PCC