Author and Job Role: Lucy Thomas; Policy and Commissioning Lead for Victims’ Services
Protective Marking: OFFICIAL
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey successfully secured £980,295 through a bid to Home Office What Works Fund. This funding will be used to conduct activity aimed at preventing violence against women and girls (VAWG) and supporting children.
The Home Office awarded the maximum value of up to £980,295, commencing 01 October 2022 through to 30 March 2025 to deliver two projects. The first is a specialist training programme for personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) teachers, which will be offered to every school in Surrey. The additional training will enable teachers to support students and reduce their risk of becoming either a victim or an abuser in the future. The second project will be a wider communications campaign aimed at children to complement and support the PSHE teacher training.
- The YMCA DownsLink Group to employ a WiSE prevention worker, funding awarded for this role will be;
- £5,772 in 2022/23
- £11,899 in 2023/24
- £12,247 in 2024/25
- Award Surrey County Council £45,583 in 2022/23 to implement the PSHE education package for the first cohort of teachers. This will cover costs for logistics (such as venue hire and education materials), supply teaching cover and project management.
Police and Crime Commissioner Approval
I approve the recommendation(s):
Signature: Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held in Commissioner’s Office)
Date: 15 December 2022
All decisions must be added to the decision register.
Areas of consideration
No legal Implications
Equality and diversity
Risks to human rights