Agenda and minutes

Confirmation Hearing, Cheshire Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 12th March, 2021 2.00 pm

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Members are reminded that, in accordance with governance procedure rule at Part 3 paragraph 2.6, Panel Members, or their constituent authority, may nominate substitute members of the Panel in the event that the appointed representative(s) is/are unable to attend the meeting.  Advance notice of substitution should be given to the host authority wherever possible.  Members are encouraged wherever possible to secure the attendance of a substitute if they are unable to be present.


No apologies were received.


Code of Conduct - Declaration of Interests. Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda no later than when the item is reached.


There were no declarations of interest.


Confirmation Hearing for the Appointment of Chief Constable pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To consider the above report and conduct a confirmation hearing.

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The Panel held a confirmation hearing for the appointment of Chief Constable. Having first been addressed by Gill Lewis, the Independent Recruitment Panel member and Associate of the College of Policing, the Panel questioned Mr Mark Roberts over his suitability for the position of Chief Constable.


The Panel resolved to exclude the press and public from the meeting for its private discussion over whether to recommend Mr Roberts for appointment.




That it was the Panel’s unanimous opinion that Mr Roberts should be recommended for appointment.