Suffolk Police and Crime Panel

The Police and Crime Joint Committee at Suffolk County Council is responsible for supporting and challenging the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).

The Suffolk Police and Crime Panel is a joint committee, established according to Schedule 6, Part 2, clause 4(5)(b) of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

The Panel is responsible for supporting and challenging the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).

The Police and Crime Panel has 13 members in total, comprising:

  • four county councillors;
  • one representative from each of the 7 District and Borough Councils in Suffolk; and
  • two independent co-opted members.

The Panel is politically balanced, with the 11 local authority councillor representatives appointed to achieve political proportionality across Suffolk.

Panel members

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Patricia O'Brien Councillor Peter Gardiner
Patricia O'Brien (Con)
Suffolk County Council
Peter Gardiner (Lab)
Ipswich Borough Council

Members

Meeting dates

You're welcome to attend a meeting of the Suffolk Police and Crime Panel.

The papers and agendas for the meetings are available on our website five days before the meeting and will include venue details.

Panel meeting dates

Date

Location

Time

Friday 31 January 2020 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 20 March 2020   Cancelled    
Friday 17 July 2020 Remote Meeting 10.30am
Friday 9 October 2020 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 29 January 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 19 March 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 16 July 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russel Road, Ipswich  10.30am
Friday 8 October 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 28 January 2022 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10.30am
Friday 25 March 2022 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
     
     

Dates after May 2021 will be subject to reconsideration by Council on 27 May 2021.

Contact and further information

If you would like to contact us, please email committee.services@suffolk.gov.uk or call 01473 265119, Monday to Friday; 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.