Author and Job Role: Molly Slominski, Partnerships and Community Safety Officer
Protective Marking: Official
For 2023/24 the Police and Crime Commissioner has made available £383,000 of funding to the Community Safety Fund to ensure continued support to local community, voluntary and faith organisations. The Police and Crime Commissioner also made available £275,000 for the Children and Young People’s Fund which is a dedicated resource to support activities and groups who work with children and young people across Surrey stay safe.
Applications for the Children & Young People’s Fund
Leaders Unlocked – Surrey Youth Commission on Police and Crime
To award Leaders Unlocked £43,200 to continue the Surrey Youth Commission on Police and Crime. Leaders Unlocked will work with the Surrey Youth Commission to establish a sustainable and structured system for young people to influence decisions about policing and crime in Surrey. The Youth Commission will work in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Surrey Police to inform, support and shape the key priorities of both organisations.
The Commissioner supports the applications to the Community Safety Fund and the Children and Young People’s Fund and awards to the following;
- £43,200 to Leaders Unlocked for the Surrey Youth Commission on Police and Crime
Police and Crime Commissioner Approval
I approve the recommendation(s):
Signature: Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held at Office of the PCC)
Date: 07 September 2023
All decisions must be added to the decision register.
Areas of consideration
Consultation has taken place with appropriate lead officers depending on the application. All applications have been asked to supply evidence of any consultation and community engagement.
All applications have been asked to confirm the organisation hold accurate financial information. They are also asked to include the total costs of the project with breakdown where the money will be spent; any additional funding secured or applied for and plans for on-going funding. The Community Safety Fund Decision Panel/ Community Safety and Victims policy officers considers the financial risks and opportunities when looking at each application.
Legal advice is taken on an application by application basis.
The Community Safety Fund Decision Panel and policy officers considers any risks in the allocation of funding. It is also part of the process to consider when refusing an application the service delivery risks if appropriate.
Equality and diversity
Each application will be requested to supply appropriate equality and diversity information as part of the monitoring requirements. All applicants are expected to adhere to the Equality Act 2010
Risks to human rights
Each application will be requested to supply appropriate human rights information as part of the monitoring requirements. All applicants are expected to adhere to the Human Rights Act.