The Sussex Police and Crime Panel met for the first time this week (Monday November 26), and heard from Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, who officially took up her post on Thursday November 22. The Commissioner outlined her vision for the role and took questions from members of the Panel.
Katy Bourne swears in as Sussex PCC
The Chairman of the outgoing Sussex Police Authority has welcomed the election of Katy Bourne as the new Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (SPCC). On 15 November 2012 the people of Sussex elected Katy Bourne to replace Sussex Police Authority to oversee policing and crime in Sussex on their behalf. Following the election the newly elected SPCC will take office on the 22 November, with the last day of the Police Authority being the 21 November.
Katy Elizabeth Bourne has been elected the first, ever Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (SPCC). All the SPCC election results can be found on the Brighton & Hove City Council website
Election news gathers pace
As the election draws nearer there is more and more news coverage both locally and nationally about Police & Crime Commissioners. In the next few days you can find out more about the election of PCCs both nationally and from the candidates in Sussex by tuning in to the following shows:Wednesday 7 Nov, 7.30pmBBC 1 - Nicky...
Information provided to candidates
Candidates can request any publicly available information from Sussex Police or Sussex Police Authority as part of their campaign. Any information provided to a candidate is then uploaded onto this website for all to access.
Independent Audit Committee Members Wanted
The new Police & Commissioner has to appoint an Audit Committee of independent members soon after the election in November. The Committee will meet at least four times a year and will advise the Commissioner on good governance principles, scrutinise financial performance and oversee the financial reporting processes. We are seeking expressions of interest now so if...
On 23 October Victim Support will host a Question Time with the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Candidates
Notice of Election is published
The Police and Crime Commissioner election notice has now been published. The election in Sussex, which will take place on 15 November, will be led and co-ordinated by the Police Area Returning Officer (PARO). The PARO for Sussex, appointed by the Secretary of State, is Lee Harris, Chief Executive of Crawley Borough Council. Brighton & Hove City...
Choose My PCC website now live
The Home Office websitewww.choosemypcc.org.ukis now live. You can sign up to an email alert that will be sent out when details of the candidates are available after the 26th October. You can also call 0800 1070708 to order the same information to be printed and posted to you.