Venue: Paralympic Meeting Room, Buckinghamshire Council Offices, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8FF

Contact: Khalid Ahmed, Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel Scrutiny Officer  Tel: 07990 368048; Email:

Link: video link

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Appointment of Chairman of the Panel for 2022/23 Municipal Year


Appointment of Vice-Chair of the Panel for 2022/23 Municipal Year


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 430 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2022 as a correct record.


Public Question Time

Anyone who works or lives in the Thames Valley can ask a question at meetings of the Police and Crime Panel, at which a 20 minute session will be designated for hearing from the public.


If you’d like to participate, please read the Public Question Time Scheme and submit your questions by email to at least three working days in advance of the meeting.


Police and Crime Commissioner's Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 487 KB



The PCC will present his annual report for 2021/22 and the Panel will ask the PCC to outline progress made in meeting the five priorities outlined in his Police and Criminal Justice Plan 2021-2025.


Review of Panel Rules of Procedure, Complaints Procedure, Appointment of Independent Members, Panel Membership, appointment to Sub-Committee's and Task Groups and Home Office Grant to the Panel pdf icon PDF 599 KB



For the first meeting of the Municipal Year, the Police and Crime Panel reviews its Rules of Procedure and Panel Arrangements. Consideration of the Rules of Procedure and Panel Arrangements also reminds Panel Members, particularly new Members of the role and functions of the Panel.


The Panel is requested to consider the following:


1.       That the Rules of Procedure and Panel Arrangements for the Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel “the Panel” be updated (as attached in Appendix 1 and 2) to reflect the changes arising from the decision to the representation changes for Buckinghamshire Council and Milton Keynes Council.


2)       That the Panel notes that with the appointment of the new Chair of the Panel, that a decision is required on the Host Authority for the Panel. (see paragraph 3). 


3)       That the Panel reconfirms the decision that future meetings take place at Buckinghamshire Council’s Gateway House in Aylesbury.


4)       That approval be given to the process to appoint two new Independent Members to the Panel. (see paragraph 5).        


5)       That the Panel considers the memberships of the Panel’s Complaints Sub Committee (7 Members) and Budget Task and Finish Group (5 Members) and confirm the appointment of the Members detailed below (para. 5) and appoint Members to vacancies as required.


6)       That the established Complaints Sub-Committee and Task Group be agreed with no changes to their terms of reference for the following year (subject to any legislative changes) (Appendix 3).


7)       That details of the Home Office grant received for 2021/22 for the operation of the Panel by the Host Authority be noted. (see paragraph 7)


Additional documents:


Police and Crime Panel's Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 655 KB



The Panel is asked to receive the Panel’s Annual Report for 2021/22 which will be published on the Police and Crime Panel’s website.


Update from PCC and the Chair of the Panel and Topical Issues report pdf icon PDF 564 KB



The Panel is asked to consider the Topical Issues report prepared by the Panel’s Scrutiny Officer and ask questions on any of the issues raised to the PCC.


The PCC and the Chair of the Panel to provide updates if required.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 475 KB



For Panel Members to put forward items for the Work Programme including ideas for themed meetings.


The Panel is requested to consider programming an extraordinary meeting of the Panel to enable the Panel’s work programme for the year to be completed.