Amended Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended).

Decision

Acting Police and Crime Commissioner should sign the Amended Seven Force Strategic Collaboration Programme S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended).

Decision Summary

Following a meeting of the Eastern Region Alliance Summit in October 2019, all parties agreed to the amended 7 Forcer Collaboration Agreement, effective from 1st December 2019.

The new agreement remains predominately unchanged from that which was signed in February 2017, and that subject to an annual review, funding for the programme will be aligned to the new agreement and the Eastern Regions Alliance Summit will receive an annual funding request from the Senior Responsible Owner and agree the funding arrangement for the Programme team for the following financial year.

The Acting Police and Crime Commissioner should sign the amended Section 22A Agreement to effect the collaborative arrangements for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing.