Police and Crime Panel and Deputy PCC confirmation hearing11:00 - 14:30 | 01.12.22 - Merseyside Knowsley Municipal Buildings, Huyton - LIVE-STREAMED
Merseyside's Police Commissioner is today meeting with the body which supports and scrutinises her work, the Police and Crime Panel today.
Emily Spurrell meets six times a year with the Panel. They support the Police Commissioner, while holding responsibility for overseeing her work and making sure she is holding the Chief Constable to account.
This is the fourth meeting of the 2022/23 financial year.
This meeting will focus on the second priority of Pillar 2 of the PCC's Police and Crime Plan: Safer Communities
The PCC will also use this meeting to present reports on the funding she provided for the region's Community Safety Partnerships and her Crime Prevention Fund.
This meeting will also cover a review of the PCC's decisions since the last meeting and any on-going governance arrangements.
This meeting will be following by a confirmation hearing for the PCC's preferred candidate to be her new Deputy.
St Helens Cllr Jeanie Bell was selected by the PCC following an open recruitment process. Panel members will review the appointment and assess her suitability for the role before providing a public report with their recommendation.
Police and Crime Panel meetings are always open to the public.
You can also watch the meeting live. The link to live-stream the meeting is available at - Agenda for Merseyside Police and Crime Panel on Thursday, 1st December, 2022, 11.00 am - Knowsley Council - simply clink the 'View the Webcast' button.
The papers for this meeting are always published five days ahead of this meeting and can be found by going to the Police and Crime Panel section on the Knowsley Council website.