Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner -  
01234 842064

Joint Audit Committee

 The Joint Audit Committee of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire and Bedfordshire Police has been established to meet the requirements of the Home Office Financial Management Code of Practice (FMCoP), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) Audit Committee guidance and the HM Treasury Audit Committee handbook.

All meetings will be held at Bedfordshire Police Headquarters unless otherwise stated.

The current committee members are:-

To be updated
The terms of Reference for the committee can be downloaded here:  Police Commissioner BedfordshireJoint Audit Committee Terms of Reference (pdf)

Minutes 23 September 2016
Agenda 23 September 2016
Minutes 24 June 2016
Agenda 24 June 2016
Minutes 18 March 2016
Agenda 18 March 2016
 Minutes 18 December 2015
Agenda 18 December 2015

 Minutes 23 September 2015
 Minutes 24 June 2015
 Agenda 25 March 2015
 Minutes 25 Mar 2015
 Minutes 17 December 2014
 Agenda 24 September 2014
 Minutes 25 September 2014
 Agenda 25 June 2014
 Minutes 25 June 2014
 Agenda 26 March 2014
 Minutes 26 March 2014
 Minutes 18 December 2013
 Agenda 25 September2013
 Minutes 25 September 2013

Strategic Board

The Strategic Board (formerly known as the Executive Board) of the Police and Crime Commissioner sits within the context of the Scheme of Corporate Governance. The Board specifically sets out the formal arrangements for accountability and decision-making by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Members of the Strategic Board are currently as follows:

  • Kathryn Holloway, Police and Crime Commissioner (Chair)
  • Jon Boutcher, Chief Constable
  • Philip Wells, Chief Finance Officer
  • Mark Cooper Chief Executive - OPCC
  • Jacqueline Dadd, Staff Officer to Chief Constable
  • Michael Colbourne, Assistant Chief Constable
Papers for 2017:

Thursday 30 March

Tuesday 7 March

Thursday 2 February

Papers for 2016 can be downloaded below:

Wednesday 20th January - 2pm
  Agenda and Papers
  Minutes of Meeting

Friday 26th February - 12:30pm
  Agenda and Papers
  Minutes of Meeting

Monday 21th March - 2pm
  Agenda and Papers
  Minutes of Meeting

Wednesday 20th April - 2pm

Monday 23rd May - 1.30pm
  Agenda and Papers
  Minutes of Meeting

Wednesday 20th July - 2pm

Monday 22nd August - 1.30pm
 Agenda and Papers

Monday 19th September - 2pm
Agenda and Papers

Monday 24th October - 2pm
 Agenda and Papers

Monday 21st November - 1.30pm
 Agenda and Papers

Monday 19th December - 2pm
 Agenda and Papers

Click here to view archived agendas and meetings


The Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire work in collaboration through agreed Strategic Alliance Summit arrangements. The aims of working together are to deliver:
  • Cashable savings
  • Improved effectiveness
  • Improved resilience
  • Improved non-cashable efficiencies
  • Improved customer service
  • Fit for purpose over the coming years
To provide transparency the approved minutes of the meetings of each Strategic Alliance Summit will be made available to the public – see below.

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Strategic Summit

Police Commissioner Bedfordshire 130133-BCH-01-13.pdf  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire 130416-BCH-16-04-13.pdf  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire 130614-BCH-14-6-13.pdf  

Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire strategic summit

Police Commissioner Bedfordshire 130724-BC-24-07-13.pdf  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire 130613-BC-14-06-13.pdf 

Strategic Board Terms of Reference

Police Commissioner Bedfordshire File needs adding (pdf)

Papers for Meetings held in 2016 can be found below.

Police Commissioner Bedfordshire File needs adding (pdf)  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire File needs adding (pdf)  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire File needs adding (pdf)  Police Commissioner Bedfordshire File needs adding (pdf)