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Restorative Practice Tendering Brief



Chris Cutland - Deputy PCC  

Restorative Practice Strategy into Action - tender process now closed


The Police and Crime Commissioner, has a wide remit to cut crime and improve community safety in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.  The Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Plan 2013-18 sets out the Commissioner’s intentions to achieve safer communities and improve trust and confidence in high quality policing by reducing crime and antisocial behaviour, ensuring fairer treatment of victims and citizens and demonstrating using public resources wisely. The plan includes a specific commitment to ‘expand the use of restorative justice’.

Restorative justice is a process which gives victims of crime the opportunity to tell offenders about the impact of their crime, to get answers to their questions, and to receive an apology.  It holds offenders to account for their actions, helping them to understand the real impact of what they’ve done, and to take responsibility and make amends.

The Commissioner will receive ringfenced funding from Government from April 2014 to deliver restorative justice services.  Funding for victims’ support services will follow from October 2014.  A new model of victims’ support services, which will include the independent delivery of a high quality restorative justice service, will be delivered from April 2015.  It is hoped that partners’ funding for these types of services can be aligned with the Commissioner’s funding.

For more information and how to apply please click on the Tendering Brief below:- 



The project will start as soon as possible and begin no later than the 1 st April  2014 and will need to be completed by end May 2014

The Selection Process

Written signed tenders should be submitted to the Chief Executive, Kevin Dennis, at the Nottinghamshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner by 12 noon on Friday 28 th March 2014.

                    Arnot Hill House
                    Arnot Hill Park
                    NG5 6LU

Due to the short time frame of this project you MUST also submit an electronic copy of your tender to the following email address by 12 (noon) 28 th March 2014

Tenders received after this time and date will not be considered.  The email receipt time and date will be used for this purpose.

Selection and assessment of written tenders will take place on 28th  March 2014.  The successful individual/consultancy organisation     will be informed of the outcome by email on 31st  March 2014.