By law, Police & Crime Commissioners (PCCs) must publish certain documents and information.
The Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) Order 2011 Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) (Amendment) Order 2012 tells PCCs what they have to publish.
Under section 2 of the Order, PCCs must publish details of any gifts or hospitality, which they have been offered. They must also reveal whether they have accepted or refused the offers.
The PCC will from time to time receive gifts or hospitality as part of their role. These will published on ths site whether they have been accepted or not.
The PCC and Deputy PCCs’ Code of Conduct outlines the following regarding the Register of Gifts and Hospitality:
“I agree: To act solely in the public interest and in exercising the functions of my office not act to gain financial or other benefits for myself, my family, my friends, or any person in relation to any business of mine or use or attempt to use my office to confer or secure for any person, including myself, an advantage or a disadvantage.”
Register of Gifts and Hospitality 2018-19
|9 Nov 2018
|100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Celebration Dinner
|The PCC received an invitation from the Mayor to a celebration dinner. Mr Coppinger (PCC) gave a personal donation of £40 to the chosen charities but declined the invitation due to other commitments.
|19 July 2018
|Teesside University Graduation Dinner
|The PCC received a personal invitation from the Chancellor for himself and his spouse on the basis of the important civic role that the University performs in Cleveland.
|3 June 2018
|Ruby Wax – Frazzled’ performance at Darlington Hippodrome
|Ticket for the event valued at £22.The PCC gave a personal donation for the value of the ticket to the charity.
|27 April 2018
|Police Strategy Forum
|Complimentary, unlimited access to all the highly-researched seminars, on-site accommodation, all meals and refreshments, plus a seat at the networking dinner taking place on the evening of Day 1.Value: £995