Integrated victims’ services

Reference code: 
DMPCD 2014 110
Date signed: 
28 November 2014
Authorisation name: 
Stephen Greenhalgh (past staff), Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Executive summary

MOPAC is responsible for commissioning a range of victims’ services in London from October 2014. This Decision confirms MOPAC’s commissioning plans and seeks approval to commit phase 1 expenditure.

Recommendation

The DMPC is asked to:
• approve £6,144,288 of funding to enter into a regional agreement with Victim Support for the provision of the referral mechanism as described in section 3;
• approve £610,000 of funding for the capacity building as described in section 4;
• approve £210,000 of funding for preparation for commissioning as described in section 5;
• approve £546,000 of funding for the delivery of specialised services as described in section 6;
• approve £2.1m of funding to be spent in line with the Competed Fund grant agreement with the Ministry of Justice as described in section 7;
• delegate authority to sign the individual grant agreements related to the work described in sections 3,4, 5 and 6 to the Chief Operating Officer; and
• note future plans for the further development of the integrated victims’ services approach and the related allocation of funds as described in section 8.

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

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