The Police, Fire and Crime Panel is responsible for scrutinising the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for the way in which the Commissioner delivers their responsibilities for setting the budget and priorities for Northamptonshire Police and for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service.
The Police, Fire and Crime Panel has the powers and duties specified in the Police, Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 and the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire (Fire and Rescue Authority) Order 2018.
The Police, Fire and Crime Panel is formally a joint committee of West Northamptonshire Council and North Northamptonshire Council. The membership of the Panel consists of 10 councillors, 5 from each council, and two independent co-opted members who are recruited from the community.
Details of meetings and agenda papers for the Police, Fire and Crime Panel can be found on West Northamptonshire Council’s website.