Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2016

Police & Crime Panel Recruiting New Members

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016

People are invited to apply to become independent members of the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The panel, which was set up to support and scrutinise the Police and Crime Commissioner, is made up of councillors from the four local authority areas, plus two independent members. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

They are recruited on a fixed term basis, and applications are now being invited to join the panel from October this year until October 2020. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The role of the panel is: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • Support the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner to exercise their functions effectively.
  • Review the Police Commissioner’s annual draft Police and Crime Plan.
  • Review the Police and Crime Commissioner’s annual draft budget.
  • Review and scrutinise decisions and actions taken by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
  • If necessary, review the proposed appointment or removal of the Chief Constable.
  • Make reports or recommendations to the Police and Crime Commissioner as needed.

The panel meets every three months at locations across the Dyfed Powys area; meetings are open to the press and public. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Application forms available on the four local authority websites – Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys. The deadline for submissions is August 12. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Information about the panel, agendas, meeting dates, membership and news is available on the website. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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