Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner -  
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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will ensure that all information used in coming to a decision will be made accessible to local people through a variety of means. The means will be determined by where the decision lies on the sliding scale of public interest including:
  • Office of the PCC website - decision records and associated papers
  • Media releases
  • Leaflets, Social Media e.g. Twitter, Blogs
  • Web casts
  • Annual reports

The current Decision Making Policy can be found here.

The current Decision Log can be found here.

Most Recent Decisions

PCC/D/091 08/06/2017 Agree to appoint Lambert Smith Hampton to place Greyfriars on the open market, one month sealed bids, as soon as possible
PCC/D/092 12/06/2017 Agree to advertise rental of Leagrave Station
PCC/D/093 11/07/2017 Scoping exercise to be carried out to examine the most appropriate response to National Police Complaints Reform and forthcoming changes to the Police and Crime Act 2017 legislation. A business case to be considered in relation to PCC oversight and governance of complaints against Bedfordshire Police force and officers. 
PCC/D/094 11/07/2017 Gavin Chambers (Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Authority Treasurer) to be invited to attend the Joint Audit Committee and support the PCC in discharging her duties in relation to the application of Independent financial scrutiny.
PCC/D/095 11/07/2017 PCC and CFO to seek best practice in relation to OPCC Strategic financial Governance  from Gwent OPCC
PCC/D/096 11/07/2017 All of the PCC Expenses to be published and updated monthly on the PCCs website
PCC/D/097 11/07/2017 OPCC to explore efficiencies and improvements to the collaborated Occupational Health provision.  
PCC/D/098 11/07/2017 PCC has agreed to support the extension of the GPS tagging pilot to March 2018 to allow for additional take-up.
PCC/D/099 11/07/2017 Agreed to Subsidise the Bedfordshire Police Cadet Summer Camp 2017 
PCC/D/100 20/07/2017 PCC will support the addition of 4 PCSOs to the Rural Crime Unit - Operation Sentinal Rural
PCC/D/101 20/07/2017 PCC to explore an initiative from a young persons musical charity in relation to the use of Leagrave Police Station
PCC/D/102 06/07/2017 PCC to be as transparent as possible in the sale of Greyfriars Police Station
PCC/D/103 21/08/2017 PCC appointed interim Chief of Staff Clare Kelly.
PCC/D/104 12/09/2017 PCC to be as transparent as possible in the sale of Greyfriars Police Station - update
PCC/D/105 24/08/2017 Leighton Buzzard Community Policing Team to move to new base.
PCC/D/106 02/10/2017 Volunteer Deputy PCC- Justine Currell - appointed by PCC, approved by the PCC
PCC/D/107 20/10/2017 PCC has formally thanked Ben Wallace for his visit on Fri 20th Oct to ERSOU and for him acknowledging that CTIU requires full funding.
PCC/D/108 24/10/2017 The PCC decided to write and submit the Policing Ministers Report to explain the current and future position of Bedfordshire Police.
PCC/D/109 01/10/2017 The PCC has agreed the timetable for the Commissioning  Framework. Commissioning will open again on Jan 3rd
PCC/D/110 01/10/2017 January 9th 2018 - Partnerhip Event
PCC/D/111 17/10/2017 The PCC has offered to match fund the Force up to £5,000 to secure flu jabs for frontline officers and staff to support the initiative of preventing sickness
PCC/D/112 23/08/2017 To fund Institute of Community Safety and Home Office to provide Strategic Framework to reduce violence and vulnerability across Bedfordshire.
PCC/D/113 15/01/2018 The PCC will be endorsing the Pubwatch Campaign
PCC/D/114 06/03/2018 Use of CTC funds held in reserves
PCC/D/115 15/03/2018 Decision to utilise underspend from Relate Bedfordshire and Luton awarded 2016/2017
PCC/D/116 19/03/2018 Use of CTC funds held in reserves
PCC/D/117 29/03/2018 Council Tax Precept - coming soon
PCC/D/118   SARC Decision
PCC/D/119 05/04/2018 Talking therapies – financial support from NHS ( ICE opportunity)
PCC/D/120 05/04/2018 Enhanced social work partnership
PCC/D/121 05/04/2018 Commissioning Fund 2018 - 2019 - Approved
PCC/D/122 17/04/2018 £3k to lockers for the homeless in Bedford
PCC/D/123 23/02/2018 OPCC GDPR Compliance Audit - Interim Data Protection Officer (DPO)
PCC/D/124 30/05/2018 2017/2018 Revenue, Capital & Treasury Management Outturn Report
PCC/D/125 22/05/2018 Substitute to the Chief of Staff when she is on annual leave - Kevin Vanterpool
PCC/D/126 05/06/2018 Ampthill Police Station Sale - Consultations - reducing price
PCC/D/127 25/05/2018 Sponsorship for national poster - Show Racism the Red Card
PCC/D/128 30/05/2018 £200 from the Bedfordshire Casualty Reduction Partnership to fund a prize for a motorcycle safety campaign.
PCC/D/129 28/06/2018 Legally Qualified Chair personal liability following misconduct hearings
PCC/D/130 12/07/2018 Evaluation of Vulnerable Adult Risk Assessment Model to be conducted by the Policing Institute for the Eastern Region - Anglian Ruskin University.
PCC/D/131 11/07/2018 Mental Health Senior Officers' Meeting
PCC/D/132 01/10/2018 PCC fully supports united front to improve custody conditions for female detainees.
PCC/D/133 01/10/2018 PCC funding 5k towards the post of ‘missing persons co-ordinator
PCC/D/134 09/10/2018 Appointment of Legally Qualified Chair
PCC/D/135 17/10/2018 Submission of 3 Bids –
1. Children Affected by Domestic Abuse  Requested: £947, 650
2. Early Intervention Bid 1 – Redthread Year One: £136,192, year Two, £322,615
3. Early Intervention Bid – St. Giles and others Year one £115,733 Year two £277,541
PCC/D/136 28/11/2018 Pre Application Approval Process - Commissioning
PCC/D/137 22/01/2019 Independent Members of Misconduct Panels - Reappointment
PCC/D/138 14/02/2019 Proposed Precept and Budget for Bedfordshire Police 2019-2020
PCC/D/139 29/03/2019 Commissioned Organisations for 2019/20
PCC/D/140 29/03/2019 Non Commissioned Organisations for 2019-2020
PCC/D/141 10/05/2019 Facebook - Live stream the Chief Constable Process
PCC/D/142 24/05/2019 To appoint Garry Forsythe as Chief Constable for Bedfordshire