The National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) is an executive non-departmental public body (ENDPB) of the Home Office created under the Police and Justice Act 2006. Its governance arrangements are set out in legislation under Schedule 1 of the Police and Justice Act 2006 and there are no plans to change these arrangements.
Funding for the NPIA is allocated on an annual basis and funding allocations have not yet been set for 2010-11 and beyond.
The funding allocated to the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) since it was established in April 2007 is shown in the following table.
The NPIA is subject to the principles of regularity, propriety and value for money that applies to all Government Departments and other public bodies in the management of public money and must observe the Treasury guidance 'Managing Public Money'. A Financial Memorandum between the Home Office and NPIA is in place and the Management Statement (published on the NPIA website) sets out in greater detail the financial framework within which NPIA is required to operate. Annual Accounts are laid before Parliament each year. The Chief Executive of the NPIA is the Accounting Officer.
The Secretary of State has statutory authority to make payments to the NPIA under Schedule 1, part 4 of the Police and Justice Act 2006.
(£ million) Resource Capital Total 2007-08 412.3 185.4 597.7 2008-09 396.3 172.5 568.8 2009-10 397.6 153.8 551.4