The total budget for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN) for 2016/17 is £999,000 (£988,000 in 2015/16).
This is made up as follows:
|PCC/DPCC Costs||171||Salaries, employers NI and pension costs, travel etc.|
|Employee Costs (OPCCN)||539||Salaries, employers NI and pension costs. 10.3 full-time equivalent members of staff.*|
|Other Employee Costs (OPCCN)||42||Training, travel, recruitment.|
|Premises Costs||42||Business rates, gas electricity, water etc.|
|Audit Costs||89||External and internal audit.|
|Supplies and Services||116||Audit Committee, publicity, legal and consultancy, printing and ICT costs|
Your PCC is also responsible for setting the policing budget for Norfolk, and he has a commissioning budget to be used to secure services which reduce crime and support victims.
*In addition, the PCC employs 3.9 fte members of staff who are directly engaged in commissioning activity and funded from the commissioning budget.
A key part of Stephen Bett’s job as your PCC is to set the budget for policing Norfolk and to monitor how that budget is used, holding the Chief Constable to account for how police funding is used.Read more
The laws that introduced PCCs gave them powers to make grants to, and commission goods or services from, organisations or individuals who can help them deliver the objectives within their police and crime plans.Read more
Throughout the year monitoring takes place of the PCC and Constabulary budgets by both internal and external auditors.
Information about the PCC and Chief Constable’s governance arrangements, contract procedures and other financial matters are published here.Read more
The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 states that PCCs may claim expenses incurred by them in carrying out the PCC role.
Expenses claims are made in line with the PCC Travel and Subsistence Expenditure Scheme. The Scheme must comply with guidance issued by the Home Office.Read more
Your PCC and Norfolk Constabulary are committed to ensuring public finances are used wisely and, as employers, they are able to attract and retain a high calibre workforce in order to best serve the people of Norfolk.Pay and Benefits Summary
Your PCC and his deputy are legally required to update a register of each offer of a gift or hospitality made to them, indicating whether the offer was accepted or refused.Gifts and Hospitality Register
41 Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) were elected across England and Wales on the 15 November 2012. When the elected PCCs took office on the 22 November 2012 they became responsible for a combined budget of £8 billion.
PCCs aim to cut crime and deliver an effective and efficient police service within their force area. Their role is to be the voice of the people and hold the police to account, effectively making them answerable to the communities they serve.