Lay members of Police misconduct hearings

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-10-23
Session date: 
October 23, 2013
Reference: 
2013/3498
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Further to MQ 2830/2013, how many exisiting independent lay members of police misconduct hearings are there currently, and how many new members are going to be recruited?

Answer

Answer for Lay members of Police misconduct hearings

Answer for Lay members of Police misconduct hearings

Answered By: 
The Mayor

MOPAC currently have 17 independent members of misconduct panels who are all used by the MPS on a regular basis to assist with misconduct hearings.Their terms expire on 31 December 2013. All existing independent  members have expressed an interest in continuing for a further four year term and arrangements for their re-appointment is underway.

The planned recruitment of a further 3 or 4 new independent members will be taking place in 2014/15 to facilitate staggered contract start and end dates.