Role of the police & fire panel

The Police & Fire Panel focuses on financial management and policy issues in the police services.

The panel:

  • develops CIPFA responses to consultation or discussion papers and exposure drafts issued by government and other bodies
  • develops, promotes and maintains best practice, standards and guidelines
  • produces and circulates advice for members and employers
  • establishes positive and productive relationships with government, audit bodies, regulators and other relevant  bodies.