Decision details

Funding agreement with Gloucestershire PCC

Decision Maker: Director of Community & Economic Development - Tracey Birkinshaw

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree the funding agreement with the Gloucestershire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner whereby a grant payment of £8,000 will be paid to the Council to:

• Commission St Giles Trust to provide 5-day training and consultation with senior leaders across key organisations, councillors and wider partners to understand, identify and support young people on the verge or already engaging in Organised Crime Gang (OCG) activities. The training will upskill professionals and provide greater resilience across multi agency partnerships by helping individuals and groups in understanding, identifying and supporting individuals at risk.

Reasons for the decision:

The Gloucestershire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has been successful in securing Serious Violence Duty funding from the Home Office. The funding has been allocated to CBC to deliver the activity as set out above.

Month Delivery Tracker
February 2024- March 2024 Delivery of training including site visit

Payment details:
Q2 (January 2024 to March 2024) = £8,000
To be spent by March 2024.

Alternative options considered:


Reason Key: Effects two or more Wards (Key);

Declarations: None

Other reasons / organisations consulted

This intervention responds directly to issues relating to exploitation raised at the Multi Agency Problem Solving Forum (MAPS) and escalated to form a Sponsor group to bring key agencies together to focus on actions related to OCG activities.

Contact: Richard Gibson, Head of Communities, Wellbeing and Partnerships Email: [email protected].

Publication date: 12/02/2024

Date of decision: 09/02/2024