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Cleveland Police & Crime Panel

The Role of the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel (PCP)

The Cleveland Police and Crime PanelThe Police & Crime Panel (PCP) has the power to scrutinise PCC activities, including the ability to review the Police & Crime Plan and Annual Report, veto decisions, request PCC papers and call PCCs and Chief Constables to public hearings.

The panel can also seek a professional view from Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) regarding potential dismissals, and will agree on a lead authority to hold central funding and provide scrutiny support.

Local Authorities were invited to nominate Councillor Members for appointment to the PCP, and there is a provision to appoint up to two Independent Members. 

The Panel will have the following powers and responsibilities:


Membership of the Police & Crime Panel

Membership reflects the political make-up of the county councils.

Chair:  Councillor Stephenson - Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Vice Chair:  Councillor Rooney - Middlesbrough Borough Council

Council Members
Stockton-on-Tees:  Councillor Dixon, Councillor Stephenson OBE, Councillor Vickers, Councillor Wilburn
Middlesbrough:  Councillor Coupe, Councillor Rooney, Councillor Taylor
Redcar & Cleveland:  Councillor Norton, Councillor Bendelow, Councillor Jones
Hartlepool:  Councillor Lindridge, Councillor Brash

Non Political Independent Members:  Gwyneth May Duncan, Chu Chu Ogoamaka


Agendas and Papers of Cleveland Police & Crime Panel

Click here to view agendas and papers for the Police & Crime Panel for Cleveland



Complaints Against the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland

Full details and guidance about the PCC complaint process is outlined on the website of the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel (follow link)

As of 6 January 2015, the number of complaints received against the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland is THREE.
(Details of these complaints are held and managed solely by the Cleveland Police & Crime Panel)


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