Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 27 January 2023 11.00 am

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:


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 567 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 18 November 2022 and of the Confirmation Hearing for the appointment of the Chief Constable held on 18 November 2022.

Additional documents:


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.


Report of the Budget Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 795 KB

To consider the report of the Budget Task and Finish Group which meets on 19 January 2023.


Included will be written questions submitted in advance to the Police and Crime Commissioner.


Scrutiny of the Proposed Police Precept - Budget Papers from the Performance and Accountability meeting between the PCC and the Chief Constable pdf icon PDF 5 MB

The Panel will consider the budget papers which were presented to and agreed at the Performance and Accountability meeting between the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable on 19th January 2022.


The Panel will be given the opportunity to question the PCC on the detail contained in the papers and the Panel will be asked to approve the Police and Crime Commissioner’s precept for 2023/24 as set out in the OPCC report Four Year Medium Term Financial for 2023/24 to 2026/27.


Progress on Contact Management pdf icon PDF 830 KB

To be provided with a progress report on the performance of Contact Management within TVP.


Arrest Data by Ethnicity, including Stop and Search and the Police Race Action Plan pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The PCC has provided a report which was requested by the Panel to show TVP’s arrest data by ethnicity. It also includes stop and search, and a progress report on the Police Race Action Plan.


Unauthorised Encampments pdf icon PDF 588 KB

The PCC report contains a briefing on Force and LPA Unauthorised Encampment Performance data, training, and our response to Unauthorised Encampments (UE) in Thames Valley Police. It also contains an overview of how TVP are working with Local Authorities in the Thames Valley to provide a consistent response to Unauthorised Encampments.


Recruitment of Independent Co-Opted Member to the Panel

The Panel is asked to agree that the one vacant position for an Independent Co-Opted Member be advertised on each of the Panel’s Constituent Authorities’ websites.


The Chair, Vice-Chair and other Member(s) of the Panel would be involved in the shortlisting and informal interviews of candidates, with the preferred candidate, reported to the Panel for confirmations. 


The Panel is asked to agree the composition of the interview Panel.


Report of the Complaints Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To receive a report from the Complaints Sub-Committee on a recent complaint which was upheld against the PCC.


Updates from Chair of the Panel and PCC and Topical Issues report pdf icon PDF 447 KB

To note and ask questions on the topical issues report and to receive updates from the PCC and the Chair of the Panel if required.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 481 KB

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