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:

10th 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:

10th January 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

D201334

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:

10th January 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

D201335

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:

10th 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:

Briefing Paper

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:

10th January 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

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:

11th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

D201337

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:

19th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-38-Living-Wage-Decision-Report

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:

19th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-40-PCC-Treasury-Management-Policy-2014-15-Final

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:

19th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-41-2014-15-Revenue-Budget-Report-Final

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:

19th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-42-Community-Action-Fund-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:

19th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

Delegated-decisions

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:

27th February 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-43-Stage-2-staff-transfer 2013-43-Stage-Staff-Transfer-Scheme-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:

6th March 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-44-Revenue-and-Capital-Monitoring-at-31-January-2014-Final-21

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:

6th March 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

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:

6th March 2014

Decision Papers/Reason for Restricted

2013-45-CSP-funding 2013-45-Appendix-A

Decision Maker:

PCC
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