Apologies to those of you that aren’t affected by Athena, but I do think it’s important for the nine participating Forces and their Council Tax payers. Apart from naughty Kent all Forces have now answered my questions, so we’ll see what I can make of it.
I asked all 9 Forces the same questions
1) Could you please tell me the total cost to date to xxxxxx Police of joining Project Athena?
2) Could you please tell me the cost for this Financial Year (alternatively the total number of hours) of overtime incurred by Police Officers in relation to file preparation etc for Project Athena?
Some were more successful than others.
In no particular order;
For West Mercia and Warwickshire Combo the response was
The implementation of Athena has resulted in West Mercia Police and
Warwickshire Police force Alliance investment costs to date of £4.423m.
This represents the one-off costs from both capital and revenue.
The overtime cost to date for this financial year 2017/18 is £127,205.
The initial cost for the original 7...
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