Your chance to question Sussex PCC Katy Bourne
Sussex residents will get the chance to put questions to Sussex's Police and Crime Commissioner at a meeting next month.
Katy Bourne will be in front of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel, which scrutinises the actions and decisions of the PCC, on Monday July 4 at Lewes’ County Hall starting at 10.30am.
The panel is made up of councillors from all 15 local authorities across Sussex along with two independent members, and will be discussing the PCC’s annual report.
Members of the public can attend the meeting and ask questions in person or they can be submitted in advance by writing to [email protected], or by telephoning 0330 2222538.
The time set aside for residents to pose their questions in person is limited to 45 minutes, allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, so giving advance notice of an intention to attend and participate is advised.
West Sussex county councillor Brad Watson, panel chairman, said: “The annual meeting is an excellent chance for members of the public to put their questions in person to the commissioner.
“It helps us if we can have questions in advance as this allows better responses to be prepared and ensures everyone gets the chance to ask their question.
“People who want to ask a question but cannot make it to the meeting can still submit a question and it will be asked by the panel chairman, with the answer recorded in the official minutes of the meeting.”
A confirmation hearing will be held during the afternoon session, to confirm the commissioner’s proposed appointment of a new chief finance officer.
More details can be found on the Panel’s website: www.westsussex.gov.uk/pcp in the ‘get involved’ section.
The meeting will be webcast live at www.eastsussex.public-i.tv/core/portal/home
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage
2) Like our Facebook page
3) Follow us on Twitter
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
Always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.