Anne-Marie Sahakian

Dear Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

Please provide contract information including contract values, contract start and end dates and names of providers of your victim support services.

Victim support services may include but are not limited to:
- Victim engagement and support services
- Victim assessment and referral services
- Victims triage services
- Vulnerable victims services
- Victims of CSE services
- Victims of domestic abuse services
- Restorative justice services

Please also highlight whether these services are delivered in house by the PCC or local police force; and specify what the PCC’s commissioning intentions are for future victim support services.

Many thanks in advance.

Yours faithfully,
A.Sahakian

Police and Crime Commissioner Essex, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

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As Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), I oversee Essex Police and have
responsibility for ensuring that the police force is efficient, effective
and fair.

 

My office will aim to reply to all correspondence within 20 working days,
and will inform you if it is not possible to respond in full within this
period.

 

If your enquiry is about an operational policing matter, then it will be
passed to Essex Police for them to respond to you directly.

 

Any complaints about individual officers should be referred to Essex
Police. Please follow hyperlink below:-

 

[1]http://www.essex.police.uk/contact_us/co...

 

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Kent Police and/or Essex Police, which is confidential or privileged. The
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Dear Ms Sahakian,

 

We acknowledge the receipt of your Freedom of Information (FOI) request 
below, received by this office on 01 February 2016, which has been
recorded in accordance with our procedures.

We will respond to you in due course.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex

 

3 Hoffmanns Way | Chelmsford | Essex CM1 1GU | T: 01245 291600 | Internal:
161600

Email: [Essex PCC request email]

Web: http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/ 

Twitter: @EssexPCC

 

Come along to our public meetings, details here:
http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/events/

 

Get support and information from the new Victims Gateway:
http://www.essexvictimsgateway.org/

 

 

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Police and Crime Commissioner Essex, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

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Dear Ms Sahakian,

 

Your Freedom of Information (FOI) request received by this office on 01
February 2016 was recorded in accordance with our procedures.

Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) places two duties
on public authorities.

Unless exemptions apply, the first duty at Sec 1(1)(a) is to confirm or
deny whether the information specified in a request is held.

The second duty at Sec 1(1)(b) is to disclose information that has been
confirmed as being held. Where exemptions are relied upon s17 of FOIA
requires that we provide the applicant with a notice which: a) states that
fact b) specifies the exemption(s) in question and c) states (if that
would not otherwise be apparent) why the exemption applies.

 

I have considered your request for information and respond as follows;

 

         Please provide contract information including contract values,
contract start and end dates and names of

         providers of your victim support services.

    

         Victim support services may include but are not limited to:

     - Victim engagement and support services

     - Victim assessment and referral services

     - Victims triage services

     - Vulnerable victims services

     - Victims of CSE services

     - Victims of domestic abuse services

     - Restorative justice services

         

 

          Please also highlight whether these services are delivered in
house by the PCC or local police force;

          and specify what the PCC’s commissioning intentions are for
future victim support services.

 

          The information requested is provided below in table format:

 

Service name Supplier Value Start date End date
Independent £700,000
Domestic Violence Safer Places per annum^1 April 2015 March 2018^2
Advisors (IDVA)
Independent Sexual Essex Rape £240,000
Violence Advisors Crisis per annum April 2016 March 2019^2
(ISVA) Partnership
Community Based Essex Rape £440,000
Sexual Abuse Crisis per annum April 2016 March 2019^2
Support Services Partnership
Referral & £655,000
Assessment (R&A) Victim Support per annum April 2015 March 2018^2
service
  
Restorative Delivered
Justice (RJ) within the n/a October 2015 n/a
services PCC's office
^1 The OPCC is the lead commissioner for this contract.  The OPCC's
contribution is £451,000 p.a. with local authority partners contributing
the

remaining £249,000
^2 Option to extend by up
to 2 years

 

    

This information, as requested, represents 'contracted' services for
2016-17 and as such does not include grant funding for pathfinder or pilot
activity in 2015-16, or any other individual grants to organisations that
may also be delivering victim support services in Essex.

 

The PCC is committed to supporting victims and will continue to utilise
the Ministry of Justice grant to support victims of crime to cope and
recover from their experience.

 

 

I trust this information satisfies your request. If you are dissatisfied
with the handling of your request you have the right to ask for an
internal review which should be addressed to the Executive Director,
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, 3 Hoffmanns Way,
Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1GU.

 

Should you remain unsatisfied following an internal review then you may
apply to the Information Commissioner at Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Cheshire SK9 5AF for a decision.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Tina Bateman

Performance and Scrutiny Officer

 

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex

3 Hoffmanns Way | Chelmsford | Essex CM1 1GU | T: 01245 291600 | Internal:
161600
Email: pcc[1]@essex.pnn.police.uk

Web: [2]http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/ 

Twitter: @EssexPCC

 

Come along to our public meetings, details here:
[3]http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/events/

 

Get support and information from the new Victims Gateway:
[4]http://www.essexvictimsgateway.org/

 

 

 

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Anne-Marie Sahakian

Dear Police and Crime Commissioner Essex,

Thank you for your response.

Due to formatting issues, I am unable to work out some of the contract values and contract lengths.

Would it be possible to send the table as an attachment, either in a word or PDF document?

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Anne-Marie Sahakian

Police and Crime Commissioner Essex, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

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As Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), I oversee Essex Police and have
responsibility for ensuring that the police force is efficient, effective
and fair.

 

My office will aim to reply to all correspondence within 20 working days,
and will inform you if it is not possible to respond in full within this
period.

 

If your enquiry is about an operational policing matter, then it will be
passed to Essex Police for them to respond to you directly.

 

Any complaints about individual officers should be referred to Essex
Police. Please follow hyperlink below:-

 

[1]http://www.essex.police.uk/contact_us/co...

 

This email and any other accompanying document(s) contain information from
Kent Police and/or Essex Police, which is confidential or privileged. The
information is intended to be for the exclusive use of the individual(s)
or bodies to whom it is addressed. The content, including any subsequent
replies, could be disclosable if relating to a criminal investigation or
civil proceedings. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that
any disclosure, copying, distribution or other use of the contents of this
information is prohibited. If you have received this email in error,
please notify us immediately by contacting the sender or telephoning Kent
Police on 01622 690690 or Essex Police on 01245 491491, as appropriate.

References

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1. http://www.essex.police.uk/contact_us/co...

Police and Crime Commissioner Essex, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

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Dear Ms Sahakian,

Please find attached the table, in response to your FOI request, in PDF format.
Should you have any further problems please get back to me.

Kind regards,
Tina

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex
3 Hoffmanns Way | Chelmsford | Essex CM1 1GU | T: 01245 291600 | Internal: 161600
Email: [Essex PCC request email]
Web: http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/
Twitter: @EssexPCC

Come along to our public meetings, details here: http://www.essex.pcc.police.uk/events/

Get support and information from the new Victims Gateway: http://www.essexvictimsgateway.org/

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