Committee details

Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel

Purpose of committee

The Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel examines and reviews how the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, carries out his responsibilities of ensuring that Thames Valley Police runs effectively. The panel also has a role to support the Commissioner in his work.


The panel is made up of one councillor from each of the 18 local authorities in the Thames Valley, as well as two independent co-opted members.


The Panel holds regular public meetings which are webcast where possible.


The panel also has a duty to:


·        Conduct confirmation hearings for certain key positions, including Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Constable and others.

·        Handle non-criminal complaints against the Police and Crime Commissioner.

·        Review the Police and Crime Commissioner's proposed precept for each financial year - this is the amount which the Commissioner hopes to raise each year through council tax to fund policing.

·        Scrutinise and comment on the Police and Crime Commissioner's Police and Crime Plan and annual report.


For further information please email or telephone 01895 837529


Current membership, agendas and minutes for this Panel can be found here: