PCC and Police Chiefs' Partnership Summit 2018


QEII Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London
31st October - 01st November 2018
09:00 - 16:00 (each day)

Merseyside's Deputy Police Commissioner is attending the fourth partnership summit of Police and Crime Commissioners and Police Chiefs.

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) and National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) Partnership Summit brings together senior leaders, experts and decision makers from across UK law enforcement, criminal justice and government to discuss and shape solutions to the key questions of the day.

Cllr Emily Spurrell is among the PCCs attending the event which is being held in London over two days.

Key themes will include technology and workforce reform, funding and finance, criminal justice and operating internationally. Another key area for discussion will be planning for Brexit.

The event will be opened by Mark Burns-Williamson OBE, Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire and Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constable Sara Thornton, CBE QPM, Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council.

It will also include a keynote speech from a senior cabinet minister and a speech the Shadow Home Secretary, Rt Hon Diane Abbott MP.

Other guest speakers will include the Director General of the National Crime Agency, Lynne Owens CBE, the Chari of the Police Reform and Transformation Board and PCC for Hertfordshire David Lloyd and the former head of the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit Sir Michael Barber.

The Chief Constable for Merseyside Police, Andy Cooke QPM, will also be delivering a presentation in his capacity as National Lead for Serious and Organised Crime.

The two-day event will include Question Time-style Q&As, a series of 'lightening talks' on hot topics with speakers showcasing campaigns, projects and innovative practice in their area and a range of breakout sessions.

Find out more about the event and view the full programme here.