Responsible Authorities Group

The following agencies are responsible authorities as defined by the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and as amended by both the Police and Criminal Justice Act 2002 and the Police and Justice Act 2006, as well as associated regulations which came into force in August 2007:

  • West Kent Police
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Kent Police Authority
  • Kent Fire and Rescue Service
  • NHS West Kent CCG
  • Kent County Council
  • CRC (formerly Kent Probation)

Their responsibilities include:

  • Areement of the annual budget allocation for the CSP
  • Decision making on appropriate allocation of resources
  • Setting priorities for the annual Strategic Assessment