Release date: 1 June 2017
Sussex residents have the chance to question the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner at a meeting this month.
Questions are now being invited for Katy Bourne and the Sussex Police and Crime Panel ahead of the meeting at 10.30am on Friday 30 June at County Hall in Lewes.
The Panel comprises councillors from all 15 local authorities across Sussex, plus two independent members, and carries out the role of scrutinising the actions and decisions of the Commissioner.
Members of the public can attend the meeting and ask questions in person or they can be submitted in advance by sending an email here, or by telephoning 0330 2222538.
The time set aside for residents to pose their questions in person is limited to 45 minutes, allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so giving advance notice of an intention to attend and participate is advised. Sending questions in advance, while not mandatory, allows time for fuller responses to be prepared and gives more people the chance to submit questions.
People who want to ask a question but cannot make it to the meeting can still submit a question and it will be asked by the Panel Chairman, with the answer recorded in the official minutes of the meeting.
At the annual meeting the Panel will scrutinise the Commissioner’s annual report.
Also on the agenda is workforce diversity and an update on Sussex Police’s recent police officer recruitment campaign.
More details can be found on the Panel’s website in the “Question the Commissioner” section here.
The meeting will be webcast live on this website here.