MOPAC publication scheme
Who we are and what we do
Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.
- The names and contact details of the PCC and Deputy PCC.
- Information about the internal structures of the office of the PCC including organograms, (with names of senior staff, if they agree), salary bands and demographics including ethnicity, gender and disability (by proportion).
- Information about any arrangements that the PCC has to make use of the staff of the chief officer of police or a local authority.
- The identity of any premises or land owned by, or occupied for the purpose of the work of the PCC.
What and how we spend
Covering financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure and clear financial audit for transparency.
The budget for the office of the PCC, including:
- all planned expenditure
- all anticipated revenue sources
- the planned precept levels
- the draft precept (which must go before the PCP for comment);
- the response to the PCP’s report on the proposed precept
- the conditions (if any) attached to the grant,
- the recipient of the grant,
- the purpose of the grant and
- the reasons why the body considered that the grant would secure, or contribute to securing, crime and disorder reduction in the body’s area, where appropriate.
Information as to any item of expenditure over £500 (other than crime and disorder reduction grants) by the PCC or the Chief Officer, including:
- the recipient
- the purpose of the expenditure and
- the reasons why the PCC or Chief Officer considered that VfM would be achieved (except contracts over £10,000).
Allowances & Expenses:
- details of the allowances and expenses that have been claimed or incurred by the PCC and Deputy PCC.
Police and Crime Commissioners and their Deputies should publish a breakdown of their expenses including:
- Their name, force area, financial year, month, date, claim reference numbers, expense type (e.g. Travel, Accommodation), short description, details, amount claimed, amount reimbursed, amount not reimbursed, and the reason why a claim was not reimbursed.
For travel and subsistence claims: date, place of origin, place of destination, category of journey, class of travel, mileage, length of hotel stay, category of hotel stay.
- a list of contracts for £10,000 or less - to include the value of the contract, the identity of all parties to the contract and its purpose;
- full copies of contracts over £10,000;
- copies of each invitation to tender which is issued by the PCC or the Chief Officer where the contract is to exceed £10,000.
- The salary amounts above £58,200 including names (with the option to refuse name being published), job description, & responsibilities in the office of PCC.
- Audited accounts: (the specialist examination of the accounts of the office of the PCC).
- Auditors opinion of the audited accounts of the force & PCC, covering any significant issues and any comments.
- The annual accounting statement showing how the budget has been spent.
- Audit Reports on the accounts of the office of the PCC (please see the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2011 and the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2005).
- The investment strategy of the PCC (please see: Local Government Act 2003 s15).
Our priorities and how we are doing
Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.
How we make decisions
Decision making processes and records of decisions – all for transparency purposes.
The dates, times & places of all public meetings and public consultations held by the PCC
Policies and procedures
Current written policies, procedures for delivering services and responsibilities.
The following policies and procedures to which the PCC & deputy must adhere to in the course of their role:
- code of conduct (if any),
- decision making (policy on),
- the procedure for the handling of complaints and the number of complaints against the PCC recorded by the Police and Crime Panel (as required by regulations).
Information about the operation of the ICV scheme including the process and policies of the scheme.
- Record management Information security policies, relating to records retention and destruction/archive policies.
- data sharing policies - ( Minimum standards to responding for requests for Information).
- Numbers of staff employed by the office of the PCC.
- Diversity data on staff employed by the office of the PCC, including the number of women, ethnic minorities and those who are disabled.
- A clear guideline on what to do if concerns over the conduct of PCC and/or staff are raised. (see section 43B of Employment Rights Act 1996).
Lists and registers
- Register of any interests which might conflict with the role of the PCC and Deputy PCC, including every other pecuniary interest or other paid positions that they hold.
- List of FOI requests received, and their responses (disclosure log).
- List of all gifts/donations and hospitality offered to staff of the office of the PCC, and whether these were accepted or declined.