Transparency / Meetings

First Live Stream Strategy Meeting 24.5.21

Strategic Board Meetings

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: 

Festus Akinbusoye, Police and Crime Commissioner (Chair)
Garry Forsyth, Chief Constable
Philip Wells, Chief Finance Officer
Gavin Chambers, Chief Finance officer
Clare Kelly, Chief of Staff – OPCC
Trevor Rodenhurst, Deputy Chief Constable
Sharn Basra, Assistant Chief Constable

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:-
Jagtar Singh OBE – Chair

Wayne Brads

Gita Raja

Judit Sogan

The terms of Reference for the committee can be downloaded here:

Business Review Meetings

Criminal Justice Board

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