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Action Plan - Surrey Police Authority by decree

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									Action Plan for SPA Self-Assessment 2007


 Ref Requirements                         Deliverables                              Tasks                               Owner        Start Date   End Date     Task Status Progress / Evidence                               Evidence
       Authority agrees and regularly     Statement of Authority's purpose vision Develop and agree a vision                                                                  Vision, purpose and values agreed by           Workshop notes 11 February 2008
                                                                                                                      All members/
       reviews statement of Authority's   and values                                                                                  01/09/07     28/02/08       Done        members in workshop session in February
                                                                                                                           JB
 1.1   purpose, vision and values
                                          Business planning process                 Develop 2008/9 SPA business                                                               Following the february workshop, a            Draft Business Plan
                                          arrangements in place                     plan                                                                                      business plan is being drafted for discussion
                                                                                                                          SM          03/01/07     31/03/08     In Progress
                                                                                                                                                                              by members on 6 March 2008.

                                          Arrangements in place to review the       Develop vision as above                                                                   Vision developed as above.
                                          Authority's vision and its implications
                                          for the Authority's governance
                                          arrangements
       Authority has a process for        None stated                               More proactive about driving
       agreeing and regularly reviewing a                                           force business - review
                                                                                                                      Members/ SM     01/04/08     30/06/08     Not Started
       statement of the Force's culture,                                            2008/9planning process and
 1.2   vision and values                                                            plan for 2009/10
       Authority undertakes               Authority has a process in place for      Set up a process for                                                                      On hold until new Comms officer is recruited
       environmental scanning to identify gathering information on future           environmental scanning and        New Comms
                                                                                                                                      01/03/08     31/12/08      On Hold
       local and national expectations    changes affecting strategy from           implement                           Officer
 1.6                                      external sources and partners.
       Authority can demonstrate it       Authority has processes in place to       More scrutiny of the force -
       holds the Chief Constable to       ensure that the force: continues to       trial other methods of scrutiny
       account for the delivery of        perform at a high standard, continues     and document scrutiny
       effective policing services to     to modernise; is fully engaged with,      process
       communities, including effective   reflective of, and responsive to the                                            JB          01/03/08     31/12/08     Not Started
       arrangements to identify and deal communities it serves and has the
       with failure in service.           capacity and capability to protect the
                                          public.
 1.7
                                          Members and officers can demonstrate Training programme to ensure
                                          their understanding of role, purpose all members have the right                                          Plan by
                                                                                                                        SM/ EJ        03/01/08                  Not Started
                                          and intended outcomes                level of strategic knowledge                                        30/6/08

                                          Authority can demonstrate that senior     Demonstrate senior officers
                                          police officers and staff understand      and staff understand and          New Comms
                                                                                                                                      01/03/08     30/09/08      On Hold
                                          and accept the role of the PA             accept the role of PA               Officer

       The Authority sets down the role Role of members                             Member discussion and                                                                     Discussion started at February workshop.     SPA vision for Feb 08
       of members, Chief Constable and                                              collective decision on the                                                                Member sub-group set up to discuss further - workshop.doc
                                                                                                                          SM          03/01/08     31/05/08     In Progress
       Chief Executive and s151 officer                                             appropriate level of knowledge                                                            meeting on 29 Feb 2008.
 2.2                                                                                needed
                                          Processes to deliver responsibilities for 3 year budgeting developed
                                                                                                                        SM/ IP        03/01/08     03/06/08     Not Started
                                          finance/ budget                           and embedded - plan written
                                          Authority and force actively influence    Member attendance at                JB/ new
                                          and feed into other stakeholders'         children and young people         partnerships    03/01/08     31/03/08     Not Started
                                          strategies and plans                      strategic group needed               officer
                                          Authority has process to report on        Provide training to all                                                                   One workshop training session held in    he Revised Code of Conduct
                                          compliance with its Code of Conduct       members on their obligations                                                              December 2008. Another to be planned for presentation Dec 07
                                                                                                                          AB          03/01/08     31/12/08     In Progress
                                          which is understood by members and under the Code of Conduct                                                                        2008.
                                          officers
                                          Authority maintains an effective          Improve overall understanding
                                          standards committee                       and awareness among
                                                                                                                                                    Plan by
                                                                                    members of the role of the            AB          03/01/08                  Not Started
                                                                                                                                                  31/08/2008
                                                                                    Standards Committee
      Authority ensures that complaints                                               Ensure that members are
      are dealt with appropriately both                                               aware of the new local
                                                                                                                          AB         03/01/08   31/03/08   Not Started
      within the Authority and the force                                              resolution process from April
3.6                                                                                   2008
      Authority has in place a formal       Authority has appropriate                 Revisit Authority's decision                                                       Discussion started at February workshop.     SPA vision for Feb 08
      mechanism to take required            administrative mechanisms in place        making process                                                                     Member sub-group set up to discuss further - workshop.doc
                                                                                                                      Members/ SM    03/01/08   31/05/08   In Progress
      decisions                                                                                                                                                          meeting on 29 Feb 2008.
4.1
                                            All members receive regularly training    Set up risk management
                                                                                                                        SM/ IP       03/01/08   31/08/08   Not Started
                                            on risk management                        training for members
                                            Authority has processes in place to       Develop and SLA with SCC on                                                        Line management now determined for Chief
                                                                                                                          SM         03/01/08   30/08/08   In Progress
                                            hold the Chief Executive to account       staff accountability                                                               Exec.
                                            Authority regularly reviews its           Develop success criteria for                                                       Discussed at February workshop. Draft         SPA vision for Feb 08
                                            performance and takes account of          SPA                             All members/                                       criteria agreed for inclusion in the business workshop.doc
                                                                                                                                     03/01/08   31/03/08   In Progress
                                            necessary improvements in its plans                                           SM/ JB                                         plan - still some work to do around
                                                                                                                                                                         measurement.
                                                                                Review SPA budgetary
                                            The Authority monitors its own budget
                                                                                                                         RL/ IP      03/01/08   31/05/08   Not Started
                                                                                controls
      Authority can demonstrate that it Police Authority appoints members and Develop a protocol for                                                                     Current guidance in place to be revised.
      provides and/or has access to the officers using an open and skills based appointment of members from
      range of capabilities necessary to recruitment process with the aim of    SCC
                                                                                                                          SM         03/01/08   01/05/08   In Progress
      fulfil its role and functions      ensuring an appropriate balance
                                         between continuity and renewal
5.3
                                            All members and staff have                Commit to a member                                                                 Plans in place for member charter. Work       Member Development Update
                                            opportunities to develop further skills   development standard                                                               being carried out with regional network for
                                                                                                                        AB/ EJ       03/01/08   30/06/08   In Progress
                                            and update their knowledge                (member charter)                                                                   member development. Update to March
                                                                                                                                                                         Standards Committee.
      Authority can demonstrate that it     Authority has a communications          Develop and implement a
      effectively communicates              strategy which includes key messages strategy for improving            New Comms                    Plan by
                                                                                                                                     01/03/08               On Hold
      internally within the Authority and                                           awareness of the Authority         Officer                  30/9/08
5.4   with the force                                                                within the force
                                            Authority has clear and effective       Wider and earlier consultation New Comms
                                                                                                                                                Plan by
                                            communications strategy and means of on priorities                     Officer/ Louise   01/03/08               On Hold
                                                                                                                                                30/4/08
                                            consulting and responding                                                  Rhodes
      Authority ensures arrangements        Authority is an active participant as a                                     New
      are in place to enable effective      responsible authority in CDRPs and                                      Partnerships
                                                                                                                                     01/03/08   31/12/08    On Hold
      engagement with stakeholders,         has established role within LSP and                                    Officer/ Laurie
6.3   other organisations and bodies        other relevant partnerships             Better links with LSPs             Burrell
                                            Authority actively working to raise its
                                                                                                                   New Comms                    Plan by
                                            profile with key players in other       Awareness raising of SPA with                    01/03/08               On Hold
                                                                                                                       Officer                  30/6/08
                                            organisations                           public and police family
                                            Links/ involvement with children's      Compliance by members to
                                                                                                                     Members/
                                            trusts, Every Child Matters, Home       report back following
                                                                                                                    partnerships     01/01/08   30/03/08   Not Started
                                            Office and Government departments       partnership work and national
                                                                                                                    policy officer
                                                                                    meetings

								
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