Suffolk Police and Crime Panel

The Police and Crime Joint Committee at Suffolk County Council is responsible 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.

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Members

Patricia OBrien Diana Kearsley
Patricia O'Brien (Con)
Suffolk County Council
Diana Kearsley (Con)
Mid Suffolk District Council 

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.

Date

Location

Time

Friday 21 July 2017 Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft 10.30am
Friday 13 October 2017 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 26 January 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 16 March 2018 West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds 10.30am
Friday 20 July 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 5 October 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 25 January 2019 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am
Friday 15 March 2019 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10.30am

Dates after May 2018 will be subject to reconsideration by Council on 24 May 2018.

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.