Help scrutinise Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner

Northamptonshire County Council is inviting applications for independent members to join the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Panel.

The Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for setting the priorities and resources for policing in the county, including setting an annual budget and Council Tax precept.

The Northamptonshire Police and Crime Panel holds the Commissioner to account for the way in which he delivers these responsibilities.

Independent members serve on the Panel along with councillors from each of the councils in Northamptonshire. They will contribute to ensuring that the Panel has the knowledge and expertise to enable it to carry out its role effectively. The independent members will be appointed to serve until April 2020.

They will be paid travel and subsistence expenses. Appropriate training for carrying out the role will also be provided.

For further details including an application pack please contact:

Cheryl Bird, Democratic Services, Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton NN1 1ED.

Email: cbird@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 366518

The closing date for submission of applications is Friday, October 26, 2018