Will the Mayor’s plan for policing the capital make London a safer place to live, and meet his target for budget cuts and increased public confidence in the Metropolitan Police?
The London Assembly Police and Crime Committee is continuing its examination of the Mayor’s draft Police and Crime Plan tomorrow.
Strategy for crime reduction with guests including:
- Jon Collins, Deputy Director, Police Foundation
- Martin Innes, Director, Universities Police Science Institute and Deputy Director for research, Cardiff University School of Social Sciences
From approximately 11am:
Improving community confidence in policing with guests including:
- Cllr Janet Daby, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, London Borough of Lewisham
- Rob Berkeley, Director, Runnymede Trust
- Jo Davies, Campaign & Policy Officer and Scott Watkin, Inclusion Advisor MENCAP
- Kirsten Hearn, Chair, Inclusion London
The meeting will be held in Committee Room 5, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2AA. Media and the public are welcome to attend.
The meetings will also be webcast live and available for viewing up to six months after the meeting.
The Police and Crime Committee will present its response to the Mayor’s draft Police and Crime Plan in early March.
Notes for editors:
- S.6 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act requires the Mayor to issue a Police and Crime Plan by the end of the financial year. The Mayor must consult the Assembly Police and Crime Committee before issuing the final plan.
- Read more about the Committee’s review of the Police and Crime Plan.
- Full agenda papers.
- The Police and Crime Committee is responsible for examining the activities of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and investigating matters it considers to be of importance to policing and crime reduction in London.
- The Police and Crime Committee is established under s32 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.
- Joanne McCartney AM, Chair of the Police and Crime Committee, is available for interview. See contact details below.
- As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.