S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for the updated collaboration agreement for the Public Contact function between the six corporations sole (the Chief Constables of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

Decision

To sign the updated Section 22 Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for Cambridgeshire Constabulary for the Public Contract function with Bedfordshire Police and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

Decision Summary

The Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Business Co-ordination Board (“the Board”) meeting on the 10th November 2016 discussed and agreed the proposal to update the existing Section 22A Agreement for Public Contact  to a single leadership team for Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary (“the Constabulary”), and Hertfordshire Police.  The Section 22A Agreement is made between the six corporations sole (the Chief Constables of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire and the Police and Crime Commissioners for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire).

The Board approved that the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary should sign the updated Section 22A Agreement to effect the collaborative arrangements for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing.