THE Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel is looking for two members to join them in their work to support and challenge the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner.
The Panel is made of up of members nominated by Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, and Powys county councils along with at least two independent members.
Opportunities have now arisen for two independent members to join the Panel and carry out key statutory roles that will support the Commissioner exercise his role effectively.
Members will be expected to attend and take part in regular meetings and take part in decision making, creating reports, and making recommendations to the Commissioner.
They will review the Commissioner’s annual draft Police and Crime Plan and annual draft budget, review and scrutinise his decisions and actions, and if necessary review the proposed appointment or removal of the Chief Constable and other senior police force appointments.
Applicants will need to demonstrate that they can take a balanced and objective approach in supporting the Panel and the Commissioner, make strategic and well-informed decisions and interpret and question financial, statistical, and performance-related information.
They will also need to be able to act as a ‘critical friend’, challenging views or proposals for change constructively.
Applications close on May 31, and appointments to the Panel will be made until October 31, 2024.
For further information, visit www.dppoliceandcrimepanel.wales
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