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PCC Candidates’ National Briefing: ‘Outstanding’ feedback

OPEN 18th March 2016Policing Insight team

'Outstanding' and 'Excellent': feedback from PCC candidates following this week's National Briefing day organised by CoPaCC

Speakers pictured, from left to right, are Marianne Overton, Bernard Rix, Martin Wyke and (standing) Paul Grady.

The PCC Candidates’ National Briefing took place earlier this week. 

Thank you very much indeed for another quite outstanding training event yesterday and for being true to your promise –  and the premise of CoPaCC – that it would be non-political in content. The speakers comprised a hugely useful source of valuable information and potential future assistance.

PCC Candidate

Speakers at this event, organised by CoPaCC and kindly sponsored by Grant Thornton, were:

  • Gavin Thomas, President Elect, Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales;
  • Monisha Shah, Members, Committee for Standards in Public Life;
  • Adam Pemberton, Corporate Director, Strategy and Performance, Barnardo’s;
  • Robin Field-Smith, Independent Examiner for Chief Officer Appointments, College of Policing;
  • Simon Bullock, Advisor, CoPaCC;
  • Iain Murray, Associate Director, Grant Thornton;
  • Howard Rubin, Partner at leading law firm Bird & Bird
  • Paul Grady, Director and Head of Police at Grant Thornton UK LLP, the leading auditor of policing in England and Wales;
  • Martin Wyke, Chief Executive, Police ICT Company;
  • Marianne Overton, Independent Group Leader, Local Government Association;
  • Matthew Bennion-Pedley, Programme Manager, Bluelightworks;
  • Rick Muir, Director, The Police Foundation;
  • Vicki Cardwell, Director of Research and Development, Revolving Doors Agency;
  • Jon Collins, Chief Executive, Restorative Justice Council;
  • Mark Castle, Chief Executive, Victim Support;
  • Bernard Rix, Chief Executive, CoPaCC.

Policing Insight will be providing articles covering every presentation over the coming few days, with journalist Catherine Levin providing an initial overview. In addition, the BBC recorded elements of the day’s proceedings for subsequent broadcast.

Candidate feedback has been universally positive, with comments from PCC candidates including:

Thank you very much indeed for another quite outstanding training event yesterday and for being true to your promise –  and the premise of CoPaCC – that it would be non-political in content. The speakers comprised a hugely useful source of valuable information and potential future assistance.

and

Thank you for an excellent PCC Candidate National Briefing day conference held on 15/03/16. It was very informative and useful with excellent presentations.

 


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