Police & Crime Commissioners (PCCs) have a duty to publish documents and information as set out in the Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) Order 2011 and the Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) (Amendment) Order 2012.
Specified information in relation to OPCC staff includes keeping a register of each offer of a gift or hospitality made to a relevant office holder or member of staff, indicating whether the offer was accepted or refused.
The OPCC for Cleveland organises this information on the basis of logs for each financial year. Each log contains details of:
- A reference number
- Date received
- Member of staff/team
- Further details on the offer of gifts and/or hospitality
- Whether the offer was accepted or declined.
OPCC Gifts and Hospitality Log 2017-18.
|01||6 April 2017||Police Strategy Forum||A complementary pass to attend the Police Strategy Forum – 20 to 21 June 2017 which included an offer of: Unlimited access to all of the seminars, On site accommodation, Meals & refreshments, A seat at the networking dinner taking on the evening of day 1Valued at £995 (hence this declaration)||Declined|
|02||4 April 2017||Media Cultured CIC||Jennifer Yates accepted a small bouquet of flowers, chocolates and a thank you card on behalf of the Office of the PCC. Declining these nominal items may have caused offence.||Accepted|
|03||31 May 2017||Police Strategy Forum||A complementary pass to attend the Police Strategy Forum 20 to 21 June 2017 which included an offer of:- Unlimited access to all of the seminars- On site accommodation- Meals and refreshments- A seat at the networking dinner taking on the evening of day oneValued at £995 (hence this declaration)||Declined|
|04||30 Nov 2017||Free CPD event with item of corporate stationery||Free CPD training event and single item of corporate stationery (free item issued to all attendees better standard than ordinary items of nominal value).||Accepted|
|05||06 January 2018||Middlesbrough vs Sunderland FA Cup Match||Football match including hospitality value £200.||Declined|