Find out about the Decision Making Process and view decisions that have been taken by visiting our Decisions page.

Joint Audit Committee Meetings (ceased September 2015 – replaced by Joint Audit and Ethics Committee)

The Joint Audit Committee provides both the Constabulary and the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Lancashire independent assurances on the adequacy of internal control, financial management and reporting, risk management as well as anti-fraud and corruption arrangements. Find out more about the Committee and view past meeting agendas and discussion items.

Joint Audit and Ethics Committee

The Commissioner and Chief Constable have established a Joint Audit and Ethics Committee which is responsible for considering internal and external audit reports and providing independent assurance on the adequacy of risk management, financial controls, integrity and standards of service in Lancashire Constabulary and in the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner. Find out more and access meeting notes and agendas.

Joint Management Board

The Joint Management Board will consider and determine matters relating to strategic direction, policy issues and medium/long term planning.  It provides the opportunity for the Commissioner and the Chief Constable to take decisions, in each other’s presence, and with their relevant professional advisers in attendance. This ensures that those decisions are made by the Commissioner and the Chief Constable in a principally open forum. View Agendas, discussion items and notes.

Strategic Scrutiny Meetings

The Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for holding the Chief Constable to account for maintaining an efficient and effective police service in Lancashire. The Commissioner will undertake this role at the Strategic Scrutiny meetings.

Strategic Scrutiny Meetings are attended by the Commissioner and the Chief Constable supported by appropriate officers dependent on the matters to be scrutinised. Full details including a list of attendees for each meeting can be found on the meeting notes.

Stop and Search Independent Scrutiny Panel

The Stop and Search Scrutiny Panel has been established to consider the way that Lancashire Constabulary use stop and search to ensure it is being used in an appropriate manner.  The Panel provides independent oversight to enable the Police and Crime Commissioner to hold the Chief Constable to account. The panel considers individual cases to assess and scrutinise stop and search and identify areas of concern and good practice.

Members of the panel include an independent chair and representatives from members of the public. Representatives attend from the Constabulary and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. Find out more and access meeting notes.

Public meetings and events

To find out about public meetings and events, please visit our latest news section where we publish a weekly bulletin about upcoming meetings and events.

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