As Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, I am committed to providing an open and transparent approach to our finances.
The expense is defined by reference to the general group it falls within. Further detail of the reasons included in each group can be found in the document here.
Contracts and tenders
Essex Police and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service publish all contracts over £10,000 and a list of contacts under £10,000. These can be viewed by following the links below.
Essex Police contracts and invitations to tender are stored on the Bluelight Database and can be found by searching for Essex Police
7 Force Procurement Supplier Charter
The public sector has a vital role in furthering sustainable development through its procurement of goods, works and services. Our Supplier Charter sets out some basic principles of how we will conduct business in an open, honest and transparent manner and the behaviours and practices we expect of our suppliers and partners from whom we expect the highest standards of business ethics. We expect suppliers to comply fully with all laws, regulations and standards that are applicable to their business and operations and that they will also ensure their suppliers and supply chains comply with this charter.
See the Supplier Charter here: 7F SC Procurement Supplier Charter
Treasury Management Strategy
The OPFCC has adopted the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice 2011 Edition (the CIPFA Code) which requires the PFCC to approve a treasury management strategy before the start of each financial year.
The strategy can be found here: Treasury Management Strategy 2020-21 FINAL VERSION