The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has an obligation to ensure that decision making is open and transparent and accords with the principles of good governance.
The Police and Crime Panel has the ability to review and scrutinise key decisions made by the PCC and deadline dates for decisions relating to the setting of the budget and council tax precept, and the production of the Police and Crime Plan, are laid down in statute.
Our Publication Scheme is divided into the following categories that are designed to be easy to understand and allow you to find information quickly:
- Who we are and what we do
- What we spend and how we spend it
- What our priorities are and how we are doing
- How we make, record and publish decisions
- Policies and procedures
- Register of interest
The FOI Act applies to the vast majority of public authorities, including the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).