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PCC/D/059

KEY DECISION
POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER FOR BEDFORDSHIRE
Title and Reference – PCC.D.059
Subject: Grant Variation Notice – amendments to the Safer Streets Fund Round 4 Grant Agreement
Report of: Police and Crime Commissioner
Date: 29/09/2022
Summary:
On 28/09/22, Philip Eaton, Project Manager for Safer Streets within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire, signed a grant variation notice which included amendments to the Safer Streets Fund Round 4 Grant Agreement, date effective from 27/09/22.


Variations included:
I. Amendment to response table – partial reallocation of funding for staffing costs (due to 3-month delay with posting) to purchase more personal safety alarms (+ 3,500 personal safety alarm units at £7,000). For the £7000, Bedfordshire PCC will be able to purchase another 3500 units, this will be in addition to the 10,000 that they have on order that are being personalised with the safer streets branding and QR code.
II. Amendment to deliverability table – OPCC to purchase an additional 3,500 personal safety alarms.
III. Amendment to sustainability table – Reallocation of funding to purchase an additional 3,500 safety alarms will further help identified groups feel safer about normal activities and their lifespan will continue beyond the end of the initiative.


Recommendation:
To note decision
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
I hereby approve the recommendations above.