MOPAC publication scheme

Who we are and what we do

Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts. 

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:

 

Details of each grant (including crime and disorder reduction grant) made by the PCC, including grants and contracts and: 

  • 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: 

 

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. 

 

Contracts and tenders:

  • 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.

 

Senior salaries:

  • The salary amounts above £58,200 including names (with the option to refuse name being published), job description, & responsibilities in the office of PCC. 

 

Audit:

  • 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). 

 

Investment strategy:

  • 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.

  • Police and Crime Plan (please see s.5(10) of the Act).
  • Annual Report (see s.12(6) of the Act).
  • A copy of each collaboration agreement, or the fact that an agreement has been made and such other details about it as the PCC thinks appropriate (please see s.23E of the Police Act 1996). 

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:

HR:

  • 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. 

Whistle blowing

  • 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.

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