Leading figures across the police community are coming together for a conference to be held by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) on 13 October in London.
The conference entitled Policing Reform: The Bigger Picture will see contributions from Stephen Kershaw, Director of Policing at the Home Office, Aiden Burley MP, former Special Advisor to the Conservative’s Police Reform Taskforce and representatives from the Association of Police Authorities, Association of Police Authority Chief Executives and Metropolitan Police Service.
The event comes at a critical time in police reform. Aidan Burley MP will explain the case for Police and Crime Commissioners and why the reform of Police Authorities is needed, before addressing some of the concerns raised by opposition MPs during the passage of Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill through Parliament.
Stephen Kershaw commented,
“My session will focus on the implications of the new Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act for the service and the public, our plans for transition and the wider value for money context for this work.”
Alison Dewhirst, CIPFA Police Advisor, said,
“Public scrutiny of the police is likely to increase as the police reform agenda gathers pace. Police reform is high on the Government's agenda and this conference brings together representatives of all those involved to discuss the key strategic issues.”
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