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Decision Log

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All decisions of significant public interest made by the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire are recorded below in accordance with the Commissioner’s  Decision Making Framework  and Decision Making Flowchart.

Decisions made at the Governance Advisory Board, Budget Meeting and Regional Collaboration Board are captured in the minutes of these meetings which can be found here .

Please find below; a log of significant decisions made by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

2013/14
2012/13

  2013/14 Decisions

Date

Ref 

Issue 

Decision 

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28/03/2014

13/059

Stage 2 Transfer

Revised final staff transfer scheme for submission to the Home Office.

PDF  

26/03/2014

13/058

Grant agreement Acceptance

Grant Agreement/acceptance - 'Divert Receipt'

PDF

26/03/2014

13/057

Electricity Contract Renewal

Renewal of Electricity Contract for South Yorkshire Police

PDF

04/03/2014

13/056 

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved the proposal from the Chief Executive and Solicitor, to conduct an independent review of current arrangements to process costs' claims from those solicitors firms representing former officers that have been granted financial assistance

PDF

04/03/2014

13/055

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved an application submitted on behalf of retired officers for financial assistance for his legal representation in the Hillsborough inquests. The financial assistance to be subject to funding condiions approved by the Commissioner

PDF

24/02/2014

13/053

Budget 2014-15

Details of the budget 2014/15 as set out in the decison record and appendices

PDF

24/02/2014

13/052

Council Tax & Precept 2014-15

Set the Council Tax & Precept in accordance with the Local Government and Finance Act 1992

PDF

20/02/2014

13/051

Vehicles

Agreed funding for the purchase of two specialist vehicles

PDF

23/01/2014

13/050

Automatic Number Plate Recognition Replacement Grant

Accepted South Yorkshire Local Transport Plan Partnership funding for the ANPR replacement activities in South Yorkshire

PDF

16/01/2014

13/049

HO Special Grant Application

Submission of a Special Grant application to the Home Office in relation to the costs incurred in the policing of English Defence League Marches during 2013

PDF

09/01/2014

13/048

Grant Funding

Accepted Grant Funding

PDF

04/01/2014

13/047

Enforcement Team Sergeant Grant

Accepted the Enforcement Team Funding via Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

PDF

09/12/2013

13/046

Complaint

Received the investigation report into the complaints and misconduct allegations made against the Chief Constable and implemented the recommendations

PDF

19/12/2013

13/045

UTC Automatic Number-Plate Recognition Grant

Accepted the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnerships funding for the UTC ANPR

PDF

09/12/2013

13/044

NDORS

Approved the tender process for a new contract for the National Driver Offender Retraining Schemes (NDORS)

PDF

09/12/2013

13/043

Healthcare Provision in Police Custody

Agreed the contract will novate to NHS England on 01 April 2015 when contractual and budgetary responsibilities transfer

PDF

20/11/2013

13/042

Relocation of Criminal Justice Unit

Agreed the contract award

PDF

08/11/2013

13/041

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved an application submitted on behalf of retired officers for financial assistance for their legal representation in the Hillsborough inquests. The financial assistance to be subject to funding condiions approved by the Commissioner

PDF

08/11/2013

13/040

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved an application on behalf of retired officers for financial assistance for their legal representation in the Hillsborough inquests

PDF

05/11/2013

13/039

HO Special Grant Application

Submission to the Home Office for Special Grant application relating to Hillsborough costs and expenditure

PDF

04/11/2013

13/038

Eastwood Grant

Accepted Rotherham MBC funding for the Eastwood Project

PDF

04/11/2013

13/037

Disclosure & Barring Service Grant

Accepted the Disclosure and Barring Service funding via the Home Office for the Disclosure and Barring Service activities in South Yorkshire

PDF

31/10/2013

13/036

Op Klean Grant

Agreed to accept the Sheffield City Council funding for the Op Klean grant

PDF

29/10/2013

13/035

Business Intelligence Software

Approved the capital investment for the implementation of businesss intelligence software to improve police officer visibility and resource management

PDF

18/10/2013

13/034

POCA Community Grant Scheme 2013-14

Offered funding to organisations to deliver their projects in South Yorkshire. These projects will help towards achieving the priorities in the Commissioner's Police and Crime Plan. 

Please note initial record number 13 now 34 due to administrative error

PDF

11/10/2013

13/033

Partnership Support

Funded diversionary activities for the Dark Nights/Operation Mischief period

PDF

03/10/2013

13/032

Outwood Academy Grant

Outwood Academy funding for the Children's and Young Persons Officer at Outwood Academy

PDF

02/10/2013

13/031

South Yorkshire Community Foundation

Commissioned the South Yorkshire Community Foundation to administer a small community grant scheme for the next two financial years

PDF

30/09/2013

13/030

Statement of Accounts

Approved the Draft Statement of Accounts for 2012/13 and Annual Governance Statement

PDF

30/09/2013

13/029

Funding Reguest

Approved the funding contribution request received by Barnsley District Commander

PDF

27/09/2013

13/028

District Heating Scheme

Approved the replacement of end of life coal fired boilers at Attercliffe Police Station by means of connection to low carbon EON District Heating Scheme 2014/15

PDF

27/09/2013

13/027

Upgrade of CCTV System

Approved the upgrade of a CCTV system

PDF

17/09/2013

13/026

Contact Management

Approved a joint capital investment of £1.6m (SYP £0.92m HP £0.68m) to improve the resillience of contact management

PDF

17/09/2013

13/025

Child Sexual Exploitation HMIC Commission

Commissioned Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) to carry out an independent assessment around the effectiveness of the current arrangements within South Yorkshire Police for protecting children from exploitation

PDF

17/09/2013

13/024

Visibility

Capital investment to support the enhancement of police visibility

PDF

16/09/2013

13/023

Second Stage Transfer

submission of the proposed Stage 2 Transfer Scheme and supporting information

PDF

12/09/2013

13/022

Channel Grant

Accepted the ACPO funding for the Channel Programme for activities in South Yorkshire

PDF

09/09/2013

13/021

Prevent Grant

Accepted the ACPO funding for the Prevent Programme for activities in South Yorkshire

PDF

04/09/2013

13/020

Complaint

Recorded a further complaint made against the Chief Constable, agreed that the matter be referred as a voluntary referral to the Independent Police Complaints Commission and approved the appointment of a Chief Constable to investigate the complaint

PDF

03/09/2013

13/019

Estates Strategy 2013-16

Agreed the engagement of Humberside Police Estates Department to develop the draft Estates Strategy 2013-16

Please note initial record number 12 now 19 due to administrative error

PDF

06/08/2013

13/017

Police Visibility Strategy

Approved funding to improve the visibility of the vehicle fleet.

PDF

06/08/2013

13/016

Complaints Process

Adopted the policies and procedures for dealing with complaints

PDF

02/08/2013

13/015

Centralisation of Criminal Justice Unit

Approved works at Snig Hill Police Station Sheffield, Rotherham Main Street together with relocation costs to facilitate the centralisation of the Criminal Justice Unit

PDF

25/07/2013

13/014

Invest to Save Portal & Doc Mgt

Approved the acquisition of a Microsoft Sharepoint Portal and Document/Content Management System jointly with Humberside Police

PDF

22/07/2013

13/013

Complaint

In relation the the Police and Crime Commissioner decision on 12 June 2013 and following advice from the investigating officer, the Commissioner agreed to record two complaints and make a formal voluntary referral to the Independent Police Complaints Commission

PDF

30/06/2013

13/012

Grants 2013-14

Offered funding to organisations to deliver their projects in South Yorkshire. These projects will help towards achieving the priorities in the Commissioner's Police and Crime Plan. 

Please note initial record number 11 now 12 due to administrative error

PDF

25/06/2013

13/011

Invest to Save Public Service Network

Approved the migration of telephone and network services to the PSN service with services provided by Virgin Media Business

PDF

25/06/2013

13/010

District Heating Scheme

Approved the connection of Snig Hill Police Station to the Sheffield District Heating Scheme

PDF

25/06/2013

13/009

Donation of Vehicles

Donated the following end of life vehicles; a motorbike to the Police and Fire Museum; and an LDV Convoy to the Hutton Park Campus Vocational Training Centre

PDF

24/06/2013

13/008

Annual Report

Published the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Annual Report 2012/13

PDF

20/06/2013

13/007

Hillsborough Inquests

Authorised the Interim Chief Executive and the PCC's Solicitor to determine matters relating to the legal support being provided to retired officers and to seek the Commissioner's approval when they considered the matter should be brought to his attention

PDF

12/06/2013

13/006

Complaint

Recorded a complaint against the Chief Constable and the appointment of a Chief Constable to investigate the complaint

PDF

19/04/2013

13/005

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved funding arrangements relating to the provision of financial assistance to retired officers for their legal representation in the Hillsborough inquest and agreed that a staged approach should be adopted in connection with the provision of funding with the submission of regular work plans

PDF

01/05/2013

13/004

Commissioning Projects

Allocated funding to commission projects and activity to contribute to the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan Objectives

PDF

17/04/2013

13/003

Contract Standing Orders

Adopted the amended Contract Standing Orders

Please note initial record number 9 now 3 due to administrative error

PDF

09/04/2013

13/002

Custody Facilities

Agreed the proposals to build new custody facilities at Barnsley and Sheffield/Rotherham to be supported as an invest to save project with the savings proposals to offset the capital costs.

Please note initial record number 10 now 2 due to administrative error

PDF

05/04/2013

13/001

Hillsborough Inquests

Approved an application submitted on behalf of three retired officers for financial assistance for their respective legal costs and solictors' disbursements (including counsel fees) incurred in connection with their representation at the fresh inquests in respect of the Hillsborough disaster (subject to designation as interested persons and approval of funding arrangements).

PDF

 

 

  2012/13 Decisions

Date 

Ref 

Issue 

Decision 

Doc

28/03/2013

12/023  

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan 2013-17

Publication of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan 2013-17

PDF

27/03/2013

  12/022

Appeals Process

Agreed the formal Appeals Process

Please note initial record number 8 now 22 due to administrative error

PDF

27/03/2013

  12/021

Treasury Management Policy Statement 2013/14 & Annual Investment Strategy 2013/14

Agreed in accordance with CIPFA Treasury Management Code of Practice and the Prudential Code of Practice, the Treasury Management Policy Statement 2013/14 and the Treasury Management and Annual Investment Strategy 2013/14, including the Minimum Revenue Provision Statement and Prudential Indicators

PDF

21/03/2013

  12/020

Appeal

Dismissed the appeal from a member of police support staff

PDF

19/03/2013

  12/019

Police and Crime Commissioner Grants Scheme

Offered funding to organisations to deliver their projects in South Yorkshire. These projects will help towards achieving the priorities in the Commissioner's Police and Crime Plan. 

Please note initial record number 7 now 19 due to administrative error

PDF

19/03/2013

  12/018

Mounted Policing

Agreed to retain a downsized South Yorkshire Police dedicated Mounted Section 

PDF

13/03/2013

  12/017

Police Roll of Honour Trust

Provide a donation to the Police Roll of Honour Trust 

PDF

28/02/2013

  12/016

CCTV Centralisation project

Authorised Capital Funding for upgrading and centralisation of the SYP staffed CCTV suites 

Please note initial record number 6 now 16 due to administrative error

PDF

25/02/2013

  12/015

Internal Audit Strategy (Charter) & Plan covering 2013/14

Agreed the Internal Audit Strategy (icluding Charter) for 2013/14 and the Internal Plan for 2013/14 

PDF

19/02/2013

  12/014

Budget 2013/14

Set the budget for 2013/14 

PDF

19/02/2013

  12/013

Council Tax and Precept 2013/14

Set the Council Tax & Precept in accordance with the Local Government and Finance Act 1992

PDF

13/02/2013

  12/012

Establishment of an Efficiency Advisory Panel

Establishment of an Efficiency Advisory Panel 

PDF

15/01/2013

  12/011

Strategic Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Independent Advisory Board

Establishment of the Strategic Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Independent Advisory Board 

PDF

29/11/2012

  12/010

Corporate Governance Framework

Determined that the Interim Financial Regulations approved by the Commissioner on 29 December 2012 are amended with effect from 01 April 2013 in accordance with the amendment schedule. Until then the Interim Financial Regulations will apply

Please note initial record number 4 now 10 due to administrative error> First paragraph refers to decision number 4 made on 29 December 2012. This was in fact 29 November 2012 (Decision number 2).

PDF

09/01/2013

  12/009

Recruitment of Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (DPCC)

Appointed Tracey Cheetham as Deputy PCC 

PDF

03/01/2013

  12/008

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Forum

Established a Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Forum

PDF

17/12/2012

  12/007

Engagement with the four Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs)

To develop a quarterly CSP Chairs Forum 

PDF

17/12/2012

  12/006

Commissioning Principles Framework 2013-14

Agreed the Commissioning Framework Principles  

PDF

17/12/2012

  12/005

Code of Conduct

Approved the Code of Conduct for the PCC and DPCC 

Please note initial record number 3 now 5 due to administrative error

PDF

14/12/2012

12/004

South Yorkshire & Humberside Joint Working

To invite the College of Policing to undertake a quality assurance of the evidence requested by both PCCs in respect of the HR and IS shared services 

PDF

06/12/2012

12/003

Employment Charter

Supported the principles of the charter 

PDF

29/11/2012

12/002

Corporate Governance Framework

Proposed governance arrangements 

PDF

22/11/2012

12/001

Delegations

To commence term of office utilising same delegations as outgoing police authority

PDF

 

 

 
 
 
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