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Have your say on the budget

Gloucestershire County Council is asking residents to have their say on proposals to focus on
vulnerable children and adults, better roads and a new school in next year’s budget.

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Gloucestershire police and crime panel

For more information contact democratic.services@gloucestershire.gov.uk


The Police and Crime Panel is a joint body of the local authorities served by Gloucestershire Police (i.e. the area of Cheltenham Borough Council, Cotswold District Council, Forest of Dean District Council, Gloucester City Council, Gloucestershire County Council, Stroud District Council, and Tewkesbury Borough Council).

The Panel is to maintain a regular check and balance on the performance of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The functions of the panel are to be exercised with a view to supporting the effective exercise of the functions of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The panel is under a duty to support, as well as challenge, the commissioner.

The local authorities have agreed the formal arrangements for the Gloucestershire Police and Crime Panel and have appointed sixteen Councillors to be Panel members. The panel has also co-opted two independent members.

Gloucestershire County Council is host local authority for the panel and will provide administrative and other support to the panel and its members.


Minutes, meetings and agendas


Appointment of Co-opted Independent Members  of Gloucestershire Police and Crime Panel

The Gloucestershire Police and Crime Panel is looking for a committed and energetic person from Gloucestershire to help oversee and scrutinise the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Police and Crime Panels maintain a regular check and balance on the performance of the directly elected Police and Crime Commissioner.

The Commissioner will be required to consult with the Panel on his plans and budget for policing, as well as the level of council tax and the appointment of a Chief Constable.


The role of a Panel member will be an important one. The typical commitment required from a member of the Panel is expected to average up to one or two days a month, including preparation time. It can be more if the Panel conducts reviews or carries out visits. Meetings will generally be held during normal office hours at Gloucestershire County Council. All Panel members will be able to claim reasonable travelling expenses. All Panel members will receive induction and other appropriate training.


Please click here for a copy of an application form or telephone 01452 324204. The closing date for applications is 5pm on 25 August 2017.



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