Request for information on the number of services commissioned in relation to Child Vicitms of Child Criminal or Sexual Exploitation over the last 12 months

Reference: 22037

Date Added: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Category: Miscellaneous

Disclosure Details

Two duties are placed on public authorities under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Notwithstanding applicable exemptions, the first duty at, Section 1(1) (a), is to confirm or deny whether the information specified in a request is held. The second duty at, Section1 (1) (b), is to disclose information that has been confirmed as being held. Under the provisions of those sections of the FOIA, we can confirm that the information you seek is not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent (OPCC).


You have requested the following information:


We would like information regarding the number of services commissioned by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in the past 12 months.


We are looking to find:


  1. The number of services commissioned by Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in the past 12 months for:


    1. Child Victims of Child Criminal Exploitation
    2. Child Victims of Child Sexual Exploitation


Although we don’t fund any services that are solely for the purpose of supporting the above, some of the services that we commission for victims may support victims of these crimes. For example, the Sexual Violence Services provided by New Pathways detailed in Decision Log PCCG-2022-006 or our Children and Young People Victim Services within Connect Gwent, detailed in Decision Log PCCG-2022-008. Our other services which support Children and Young People who are involved in crime or at risk of becoming involved in crime could also from time to time support children who may have been affected by these crimes, for example Positive Futures as outlined in Decision Log PCCG-2022-005 or St Giles as outlined in Decision Log PCCG-2021-032.


The Freedom of Information Act is a public disclosure regime, not a private regime. Any information disclosed under the Act is thereafter deemed to be in the public domain, and therefore freely available to the general public and will be published on the OPCC website.


You have the right to appeal our decision if you think it is incorrect. Should you feel dissatisfied with this response or the way in which your request was handled, information on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent FOI Appeals Procedure can be found on our website:


If you remain dissatisfied after an internal review decision, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office. The Commissioner is an independent regulator whose details can be found using the following link


You can also write to the Information Commissioner’s Office at the following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF