Appointment of Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire (CPCC 2016-025)
July 4th, 2016
To appoint Andy Coles as Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire.
Under section 18 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (“the Act”), the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner (“the Commissioner”) is entitled to appoint one Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (“Deputy Commissioner) and to delegate certain functions and responsibilities to that person.
The Commissioner notified the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Panel (“the Panel”) under section 1 of the Act of his proposal to appoint Andy Coles as Deputy Commissioner
In accordance with Schedule 1 of the Act, the Panel undertook its Confirmation Hearing relating to the appointment of the Deputy Commissioner on the 29th June 2016.
Following the confirmation hearing, the Panel made a report under the Act recommending Andy Coles as the Deputy Commissioner. Under Schedule 1 of the Act, the Commissioner may accept or reject the Panel’s recommendation and give the Panel a response to any such report or recommendation. The Commissioner considered the Panel’s decision and their reasons for their decision in their report and has decided to appoint Andy Coles to the role of Deputy Commissioner. The Commissioner’s then informed the Panel of his decision to accept their recommendation.