Confirmation Hearing for Chief Constable, Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 18 November 2022 1.30 pm

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

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


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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Confirmation Hearing for Appointment to the Role of Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Following notification from the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner of his intention to appoint his preferred candidate to the role of Chief Constable, the Police and Crime Panel must hold a Confirmation Hearing, in accordance with Schedule 8 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.


The Hearing will be undertaken in two parts:


Part 1 - To receive the following reports:


·       Police and Crime Panel Confirmation Hearing Procedure


·       Report of the Police and Crime Commissioner which includes the PCC’s reasons for the appointment and details of the candidate’s suitability for the role, including how this was assessed, and the proposed terms and conditions on which the appointment will be made. Also included were the role profile and an overview of the recruitment process.


·       Independent Panel Member’s Report


Part 2 – Members of the Panel will have the opportunity to ask questions to the PCC’s preferred candidate. In line with guidance from the Local Government Association and Centre for Public Scrutiny, the focus of questioning from the Panel should be limited to issues of professional competence and personal independence. 


NB The Panel will hold a closed session at the end of the agenda to agree its recommendation to the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Additional documents:

Part II


Exclusion of the Public

The Panel is RECOMMENDED that the public be excluded for the remaining discussion on the agenda by virtue of Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 – Information relating to an individual.



Discussion on the Proposed Appointment to the Role of Chief Constable of Thames Valley

To consider and determine the content of the Panel’s report and recommendations to the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner for the proposed appointment to the role of Chief Constable.