PCC

Police and crime commissioners: webcasting and scrutiny

Budget scrutiny might not seem like the most exciting of subjects, but it's causing a stir at Public-i right now. We're seeing the first police and crime panels (PCPs) looking into police and crime commissioners' spending plans - and since this is the first time any of this has happened it's interesting to watch it all ...

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PCCs are here. Rubbish Turnout. What are we going to do about it?

This article was originally posted on Curious Catherine's blog Even without the final results it’s not too early to say that the turnout for the Police and Crime Commissioners has been horribly horribly low. Just a few examples: 16:09% in Nottinghamshire, 19.58% in Avon & Somerset, 19:48% in Humberside but these levels also mask areas of ...

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Police and crime panels – opportunities and risks

We have been doing work around the new police and crime commissioner (PCC) posts and we are working with the APCC and others to try and develop some of the guidance that we think PCCs will need when they take up office. Our interest is in examining what kind of democratic relationship the new commissioners ...

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My 10 things from BlueLightCamp

On Sunday Dave Eaton and I attended the BlueLightCamp, a gathering of people interested in innovation in the emergency services. As you might expect with a meeting of people from across 'blue-light' services, there was a lot to discuss - with both significant changes to emergency services and major developments in how all three emergency ...

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