Sussex residents will get the chance to put questions to Sussex’s Police and Crime Commissioner at a meeting next month.
Katy Bourne will be in front of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel, which scrutinises the actions and decisions of the PCC, on Monday July 4 at Lewes’ County Hall starting at 10.30am.
The panel is made up of councillors from all 15 local authorities across Sussex along with two independent members, and will be discussing the PCC’s annual report.
Members of the public can attend the meeting and ask questions in person or they can be submitted in advance by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephoning 0330 2222538.
The time set aside for residents to pose their questions in person is limited to 45 minutes, allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so giving advance notice of an intention to attend and participate is advised.
West Sussex county councillor Brad Watson, panel chairman, said: “The annual meeting is an excellent chance for members of the public to put their questions in person to the commissioner.
“It helps us if we can have questions in advance as this allows better responses to be prepared and ensures everyone gets the chance to ask their question.
“People who want to ask a question but cannot make it to the meeting can still submit a question and it will be asked by the panel chairman, with the answer recorded in the official minutes of the meeting.”
A confirmation hearing will be held during the afternoon session, to confirm the commissioner’s proposed appointment of a new chief finance officer.
More details can be found on the Panel’s website: www.westsussex.gov.uk/pcp in the ‘get involved’ section.
The meeting will be webcast live at www.eastsussex.public-i.tv/core/portal/home
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