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Here you will find information about decisions of significant public interest that have been taken by the Police and Crime Commissioner. Decisions that have been taken are listed below:

Agreement to approve proposed external auditor appointment from 2023/24

Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) are responsible for appointing an external auditor to eligible bodies that have opted into the national auditor appointment arrangements. PSAA have undertaken a national procurement and have notified us that KPMG have been successful in winning a contract in the procurement and PSAA are proposing appointing them as external auditors […]

Supplemental lease at Wisbech Police Station

Whilst Wisbech Police Station was being refurbished towards the end of 2021, a requirement for additional facilities and space was identified in the ground floor of the adjoining Magistrate’s Court which was suitable. This additional area can be acquired by the Commissioner taking a supplemental lease which will sit alongside the existing lease under the […]

S22 Collaboration Agreement for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI)

The S22 agreement is for the provision of a regional Disaster Victim Identification Co-ordinator for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. The S22 agreement has been amended as the Chief Officer lead has changed from Suffolk to Bedfordshire. The S22 runs from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2027. The other changes are in […]

Young Victim and Witnesses of Crime Contract

A tender was undertaken for the Specialist Young Victim and Witnesses of Crime. The purpose of the service is to provide emotional and practical support to young victims of crime aged between 0 and 18 or 24 with additional needs and their families to enable them to, where possible, recover from the crime they have […]

Review of Contract Standing Orders and updated S22a Collaboration agreement

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire have combined Financial Regulations which are reviewed on an annual basis. Part of these regulations are the 7Force Contract Standing Orders which have also been reviewed and amended. Amendments to the S22 relate to changes from 7 Force Procurement to 7 Force Commercial Services.

Countywide Sexual Violence Contract variation

The Countywide Sexual Violence contract commenced 1 April 2020 with the supplier Cambridge and Peterborough Rape Crisis Partnership. Additional funding from the Ministry of Justice was made available during 2022/23 as an uplift to the Rape Support Fund, a Children Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA) and Domestic Abuse/Sexual Violence Community services.

Blue Light Commercial articles of association

Blue Light Commercial has proposed a number of changes to articles of association. The Commissioner agreed to adopt the new articles of association for Blue Light Commercial and signed the agreement on 13 July 2022.

BCH Joint Protective Service S22 amendment

The collaboration agreement for Joint Protective Services has been reviewed and additions and amendments relating to ISO accreditation have been made.   The agreement was discussed at the Strategic Alliance Summit on 28 June 2022 and the Commissioner signed the S22 agreement on 28/06/2022.

7Force Construction Consultancy Contract

Provision of a specialist consultancy ‘Delivery Partner’ providing services across a range of construction related disciplines including: Architects, Building Service Engineers, Building Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Project Managers/Lead Consultant, Quantity Surveyors, Structural Engineers, Supervisor, CDM/Principal Designer, Commissioner’s Agent (for Design and Build Procurement), Land Surveying, Building Surveying, Archaeological Services, Fire Engineer, Flood/Risk Assessment, Heritage, Highways Consultancy […]

Section 22A Collaboration Agreement – Modern Slavery and Immigration Crime Programme

The Modern Slavery and Organised Immigration Crime Programme is a national project funded by a grant from the Home Office made to the PCC for Devon and Cornwall.  A Section 22A collaboration agreement is in place with the aim of providing support to police forces in England and Wales to improve their response to Modern […]

Athena Section 22A (S22A) Collaboration Agreement

Project Athena has now matured and developed since 2011 and the Parties wish to enter into an updated collaboration agreement in accordance with Section 22A of the Police Act 1996 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011). This Agreement shall update and replace the 2011 CSA, maintain the risk profile between […]

Option Agreement. Cambridgeshire Southern Police Station

Overview: There is still an operational requirement for new custody facilities to replace those currently located at Parkside Police Station, which was built in the 1960s.  After an extensive land search, suitable land was found upon which, a new police station and custody facilities could be built.  This was in Milton.  An Option Agreement to […]

Covenant of 44 Station Road, Fulbourn

44 Station Road, Fulbourn is a former police house sold at a discount in 1999. The transfer contained a provision that a portion of the discount would be repaid if the house was sold within 5 years. There is an additional requirement for all future prospective purchasers to enter a Deed of Covenant with Cambs […]

Award of 5Force Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Contract

The Eastern Region Summit approved an outline business case in July 2020 for the procurement and implementation of a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) across the five forces of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. The full business case has been approved. A DAMS will provide an end-to-end solution to effectively deal with the intake, […]