Home Office Innovation Fund Programme

Reference code: 
DMPCD 2015 80
Date signed: 
27 July 2015
Authorisation name: 
Stephen Greenhalgh (past staff), Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Executive summary

MOPAC successfully applied to the Home Office Innovation Fund and received a total of £1,148,257 for 2015/17, matched with £ 801,162 of cross-partner staff resourcing, to support a new programme of work in London “Information Sharing to Tackle Violence”. This work programme will support the delivery of the Police and Crime Plan objectives of bringing public services together to prevent crime, seek justice for victims and reduce re-offending. This decision seeks approval to commit £1,948, 419 in total in line with the programme budget.

Recommendation

The DMPC is asked to approve £1,148,257 of expenditure for 2015/17 (against a total budget of
£1, 948, 419 inclusive of £801,162 match funding) broken down as below:
• £545,000 as outlined in section 3;
• £463,257; the extension of the Redthread contract in line with the exception set out in MOPAC’s Contract Regulations; a competitive process to appoint a provider to deliver a specialist domestic violence service within in the four London Major Trauma Centres (MTCs) in 2015/16 as outlined in section 4;
• £140,000 2016/17 as outlined in section 5; and
• delegate authority to sign any individual grant or contract agreements related to the work described in sections 3, 4 and 5 to the Chief Operating Officer.

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

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