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									ITEM 20b TO: SURREY POLICE AUTHORITY DATE: 28 March 2007

BY:

CHAIRMAN OF FINANCE & PERFORMANCE PANEL

TITLE:

REPORT ON THE WORK OF FINANCE & PERFORMANCE PANEL

SUMMARY: A report to the Authority on the work of the Finance & Performance Panel meeting held on 31 January 2007. The Panel considered the following matters:                      Local Domain Targets & Objectives 2007/08 National Performance Update Performance Scorecard PNC Performance and National Comparisons Data Quality Update Grant Settlement Precept Leaflet 2007/08 Capital Programme Estate Strategy Efficiency Plan 2006/07- 2008/09 Budget & Precept Proposals 2008/09 SPA Budget PCSO Future Funding Prudential Indicators 2007/08 ABC Costing Update Archiving Facility ( Object Management) Medium Term Financial Strategy Update on CJS Performance Update on Crime Recording Action Plan Financial Report- Month 8 Risk

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The following points are actions and conclusions arising from the meeting:  The Panel was presented with the proposals for the Local Policing Plan Targets for the 2007/08 plan. The targets have been identified to comply with the requirements of the National Community Safety Plan, reflect the ongoing Police Authority /Police force objectives, results from the Neighbourhood Policing Survey, Police Authority roadshows and the recent Local Policing Plan Survey. The Panel considered all the targets and agreed to the recommendations set out in the report. The Panel was presented with the Performance Scorecard up to December 2006 against key headline Performance Indicators and targets set within the 2006/07 Local Policing Plan. The panel noted that overall the force was on track to meet 13 of the 18 targets. The Panel noted the report and recommended it for approval by the full Authority. The Panel was presented with a report on Police National Computer performance and how this compares nationally to other forces. The panel noted the improvement in performance to 79.7%. The Panel noted the report. The Panel was presented with an update on progress to improve Data Quality on force databases. An audit of data quality is currently being carried out by the Audit Commission who is also aware of the Authority’s proper and regular oversight on this. The Panel noted the report. The Panel noted the Police Grant Settlement. The Panel noted the draft precept leaflet. The Panel was presented with an amended Capital Programme. It was agreed a list of projects in priority order is to be produced for the Authority’s consideration and a protocol to be developed to agree how capital schemes can go forward once approved. The Panel approved the provisional capital programme including the amendments proposed. The Panel noted the Estates Strategy report. The Panel was presented with the three year efficiency plan and was informed of forecast efficiency gains for 2006/07. The annual target of 3% in efficiency gains will also be met in future years. The Panel noted the 3 year efficiency plan for 2007/08 to 2009/10 and the forecast position for the 2006/07 plan. The Panel was presented with the proposed revenue budget and precept for 2007/08 .The Panel agreed to the recommendations set out within the report and recommended them for approval at the Authority meeting on the 14 February. The Panel was presented with the Surrey Police Authority budget for 2007/08. The report outlined to members the extensive review of spending and the savings identified as a result. The Panel requested that a further review of staffing costs is considered and noted the report.

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The Panel was provided with a report on the current position of funding arrangements for the employment of PCSO’s. The panel noted the recommendations set out within the report. The Panel was presented with the report setting out the target indicators as required by the CIPFA to demonstrate that the Authority is operating with good practice within the framework with its capital expenditure plans and external borrowing. The panel noted the report and recommended that this is put forward for approval by the full Authority on the 14 February. The Panel was presented with the summarised results of the 2005/06 Activity Based Costing process and the progress made with the recommendations from the 2005/06 Audit. ABC is a useful tool for the force but more detail will be included within future reports to demonstrate the tangible benefits. The Panel was updated on the recent developments in relation to Object Management and the lease of the building for the force’s archiving needs. The panel authorised the Director of the Authority to sign the letter of intent for the lease of the building. The Panel was presented with the Medium Term Financial Strategy which comprises of current and medium term plans and policies over three years and will be reviewed annually to reflect changes on policing. The panel agreed that this is to be put forward for approval by the Authority on the 14 February. The Panel noted the report on CJS Performance. The Panel noted the update on the Crime Recording Action Plan. The Panel noted the Month 8 Financial report. No items of risk were identified.

Queries on the content of this report should be referred to Erika Johnson on 01483 482022

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