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FOI Disclosure Log 2021

 
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17/06/21 1759/21

Under the above Act, could you please supply me with the total cost of running the Police and Crime Commissioners office for Leicestershire for the years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021. This should include direct and indirect costs excluding the actual police force costs.

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07/06/21 1716/21

I realise my initial questions had gaps so please could you let me know answers to the following two questions.  For 2020/21
a.  What was the total spend on VAWG specific services?
b.  What was the total commissioned spend by the PCC?

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07/06/21 1705/21

Please could I request under the Freedom of Information Act a summary of the qualitative and quantitative research you have undertaken (surveys, focus groups, depth interviews) that have focused on public or victim perceptions of policing generally or your force specifically, covering 2019 and 2020 calendar years. Ideally, I would like to see the outputs of the research, but if that is not possible then a simple summary of what research has been undertaken would suffice.

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27/04/21 1083/21

Please can you respond to the following FOI requests.

  1. For the following years, what was the PCC’s total commissioned fund specifically to BAME VAWG victim’s services. Please list the recipient organisations as well as the total amount.
    a) 2016-17
    b) 2017-18
    c) 2018-19
    d) 2019-20
  2. The same question is repeated for 2020-21 but here please break the figure down to distinguish what funding was extraordinary additional Covid-19 funding
  3. For each of the years above, (2016-21) what was the PCCs total commissioned/funded spend on VAWG services?
  4. For each of the years above, (2016-17) what was the PCCs total budget for commissioned / funded spend?
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06/04/21 905/21

Please could you endeavour to answer the following questions within 20 working days, as specified under its clauses:

Please can you break down the following information for the financial years: 2015/6, 2016/7, 2017/8, 2018/9 and 2019/20. Can you also please provide me the information for the period between 1 April 2020 and 28 February 2021.

Q1) How many "political advisers" were appointed by your force area's PCC over the stated period?

1a) Please can you tell me the name of the serving PCC at the time who hired such advisers, the combined yearly salaries of said political advisers (£), their full names and dates of appointment (in the format-DD/MM/YYYY).

1b) If the PCC had a deputy PCC below them, how many "political advisers" were appointed by the deputy PCC(s) over the stated period, and how many of them were party political office holders or active party members (please state) at the time of appointment?

For Q1b, could you please tell me the name of the political party (for example, but not limited to: the Labour Party, the Conservative Party) or party political office said adviser(s) belonged to.

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25/03/21 1032/21

This FOI request is for information held by Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner, NOT Leicestershire Police, or any other organization. Please do not forward elsewhere.

1.  (a)  What is the purpose of PAVE (Pro-Active Vulnerability Engagement) team in Leicester?

(b)   Does PAVE have value statements, constitution, aims, guidance or governance documents, memorandums of understandings, partnership agreements, or similar? If so which? Please provide copies.

2. (a)  What role does Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner have with PAVE team?

(b)  Which person first proposed the idea of a PAVE team to Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner?

3. (a)  who does PAVE team comprise of?

(b)  For each member of the PAVE team please provide:

(i)   name,
(ii)  rank or grade
(iii) professional identification number,
(iv) job title,
(v)  job description,
(vi)  qualification in mental health,
(vii)  employer,
(viii) Data Controller.

(c)  What other individuals are associated with, or supports, PAVE team?

(d)  For each individual associated with, or supporting, PAVE team please provide:

(i)   name,
(ii)  rank or grade,
(iii)  job title,
(iv)  job description in relation to PAVE,
(v)   qualification in mental health,
(vi)  criteria for involvement in PAVE team,
(vii)  employer.

4. (a)  Who has overall responsibility for management of PAVE team?

(b)   Who is this overall manager accountable to?

(c)   Please provide full details of the organizational and management structure of PAVE, including details of who is accountable to whom within the PAVE team, and external to the team. (A diagram showing line management relationships may assist).

5. (a) What role do healthcare practitioners have in PAVE team?

(b)  Are PAVE team healthcare practitioners involved in all PAVE cases? If not, in what proportion of cases?

(c)  Please list the health conditions PAVE team encountered in service users during the 4 calendar years period 2017 -20 inclusive.

(d)  For each healthcare practitioner in PAVE team, please provide:

(i)   job title,
(ii)   job description,
(iii)  professional qualification,
(iv)  qualification in mental health,
(v)   professional governing organization
(vi)  clinical supervisor,
(vii)  employer,
(viii)  Data Controller.

(e)  Which other healthcare professionals are associated with, or support, PAVE team?

(f)  For each healthcare professional associated with or supporting PAVE team please provide:

(i)   name,
(ii)  rank or grade,
(iii)  professional qualification
(iv)  qualification in mental health,
(v)   professional identification number,
(vi)  job title,
(vii) job description in relation to PAVE,
(viii) criteria for involvement in PAVE,
(ix)   employer,
(x)   Data Controller.

(g)  Which person has overall clinical responsibility for health related decisions made by PAVE team?

6. (a)  What are your policies on the sharing of information between healthcare practitioners, and police?

(b)  What is the protocol used for the sharing of information between healthcare practitioners, and police?

(c)  Are PAVE service users always asked to consent to the sharing of information between healthcare practitioners and police before any information exchange? Please give full details.

(d)  Under what circumstances is information shared between healthcare practitioners, and police:

(i)    without seeking PAVE service user consent first? (ii)without obtaining PAVE service user consent first?
(iii)  when a PAVE service user objects to information being shared?

7. (a)  How are service users with mental health difficulties identified by PAVE team?

(b)  How are service users with a diagnosed mental health condition dealt with by PAVE team?

(c)    How are service users with suspected but undiagnosed mental health conditions dealt with by PAVE team?

(d)    How are service users who do not engage with PAVE team dealt with?

(e)     For an individual service user with diagnosed or suspected mental health difficulties:

(i)     which member of PAVE team is responsible for ensuring he/she is treated in a way that ensures their wellbeing?
(ii)  what protocols are used to ensure an individual service user’s wellbeing?
(iii)  which member of PAVE team is responsible for ensuring he/she is treated appropriately for their health condition?
(iv)  what protocols are used to ensure each individual service user is treated appropriately for their health condition?
(v) which member of PAVE team is responsible for ensuring all crimes committed against a service user are fully investigated?
(vi) what protocols are used to ensure all crimes committed against each service user are fully investigated?

(f)  Of the referrals accepted by PAVE in the calendar year 2019, at the time of referral in how many did the referrer:
(i)  know the person had a diagnosed mental health condition,
(ii)  suspect a mental health condition, and it was subsequently found that the person had been diagnosed with a mental health condition prior to the referral,
(iii) suspect a mental health condition, and it was subsequently found that the person had not been diagnosed with a mental health condition prior to the referral.

(g)  Of those in 7. (f) (iii), how many were diagnosed with a mental heath condition after referral?

8. (a) Who makes referrals to PAVE team?

(b) Under what circumstances are referrals made to PAVE team? Please give full details.

(c) What are the conditions for PAVE accepting a referral?

(d) Which person has the final responsibility for deciding whether a particular referral is accepted?

(e) How many referrals were accepted by PAVE team for each of the 4 calendar years 2017-20 inclusive?

9. (a) Over what total time period is PAVE involved with individual service users?

(b)  Taking together all referrals accepted in 2017, please give (i) maximum, (ii) minimum, and (iii) average, total time period over which PAVE team was involved with individuals. (c)How much direct contact does an individual service users have with PAVE team members?

(d) Taking together all referrals accepted in 2017, please give
(i) maximum,
(ii) minimum, and
(iii) average, hours/minutes of direct contact.

(e) Does a member of PAVE team always meet in person on at least one occasion, with every person whose referral has been accepted?

(f) What input do individual service users have on the service PAVE team provides to them?

(g) What protocols do PAVE use to ensure that service users receive all the support they need?

(h) What protocols do PAVE use to ensure each individual service user’s Human Rights are upheld?

10. For each of the 4 calendar years 2017-20 inclusive, please list:

(a)  Each source of funding for PAVE,

(b)  the corresponding amount funded,

(c)  the corresponding purpose of the funding, and

(d)  duration of that funding.

11. (a) Please name, and describe, the criteria used to evaluate the effectiveness of PAVE team in Leicester?

(b) What is the value of each of these effectiveness criteria for the calendar year 2019?

(c) Which individual is responsible for determining whether PAVE team is value for money?

(d) What factors are taken into account in determining whether PAVE team is value for money?

(e) How often is the performance of PAVE team assessed? Please provide a copy of the most recent assessment. (f)When will the performance of PAVE team next be assessed?

12. (a) After a referral is accepted by PAVE team, (i) is PAVE team always involved when that individual has contact with police? (ii) is a new referral made each time PAVE team are involved?

(b) Of the referrals accepted in 2019, how many of these individuals had been dealt with by PAVE team

(i)on at least one previous occasion?
(ii) on more than one previous occasion?

(c)  What determines the time at which PAVE team stops dealing with a service user?
(d)  What follow up is done on PAVE service users after they have left the service?
(e) Please provide details, and figures, of the outcomes for service users for each of the 4 calendar years 2017-20 inclusive, broken down by service user health condition, and including those with no diagnosed, and suspected, conditions.

(f) What input do service users, and individuals living with conditions dealt with by PAVE, have on the shaping of PAVE team services?

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22/03/21 0845/21

I would like to make a request under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act:
1a. How many contractors utilised by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner fall within the scope of IR35 "off payroll" workers?
1b. Please provide a list of those companies (and contractors) that fall within this category of contractors; including the £ value of spend with said companies during the last 12 months.

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18/03/21 0902/21

In accordance with the provisions of the FoI Act please confirm: The person to whom the function of making arrangements for dealing with complaints reported against the Chief Constable has been delegated to,

The instrument used to delegate the function of making arrangements for dealing with complaints reported against the Chief Constable, for example whether the delegation has been made in accordance with the Scheme of Corporate Governance or any other instrument

The person identified as being the ‘appropriate authority’ as defined under s. 29.1 (a) (i) of the Police Reform Act 2002, in order to meet the obligations prescribed for the appropriate authority within the IOPC Statutory Guidance on the Police Complaints System

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18/03/21 0871/21

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

  • Community Leadership Training Programme: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/cc994751-2e39-4936-914a-e09c303c58d3 The details we require are:
  • Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
  • Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date
  • Start date & duration of framework
  • Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
  • Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?
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04/02/21 1680/21

 

The request concerns the investment made by the Home Office into your district under the Safer Streets Fund, announced in July 2020. Please can you provide the following:

1.    All the LSOAs (lower super output areas) under your jurisdiction that the intervention area covers
2.    The specification for CCTV that will be installed in these areas including:

i)    the model of camera
ii)    a description of the camera
iii)    the number of cameras that will be installed

If no CCTV cameras are planned, please make this clear

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31/08/2021