Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS) are commissioned by the Home Secretary to undertake inspections of police forces and fire and rescue services.
Section 55(5) of the 1996 Police Act requires all Police and Crime Commissioner to prepare comments on any published HMICFRS (previously known as Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary or HMIC) reports that relate to their force, to forward these to the Home Office and then publish in the manner they see fit.
Here on Merseyside, the PCC has decided all her responses should be on published on this page. Please find all her responses below.
You can also take a look at the Merseyside Police page on the HMICFRS site.
HMICFRS also release an annual framework and programme of inspection. These are available below (please note these programmes were issued prior to HMICFRS changing its name):
HMIC's Inspection Programme and Framework for 2016-17
HMIC's Inspection Programme for 2015-16
HMIC's Inspection Programme for 2014-15
HMIC's Inspection Programme for 2013-14