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Minister for Policing questioned

19 June 2018

Home Affairs Committee hears from the Policing Minister, Chief Inspector of Constabulary and College of Policing on policing for the future.


Tuesday 19 June in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service
  • Scott McPherson, Director General of the Crime, Policing and Fire Group, Home Office

At 3.45pm

  • Mike Cunningham QPM, CEO of the College of Policing
  • Sir Thomas Winsor, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Purpose of the session

In the final session for the Committee's inquiry into Policing for the Future, Members will question the Minister for Policing, Chief Inspector of Constabulary and the CEO of the College of Policing about the key challenges facing policing, effective responses to changing demands, and the extent to which the current arrangements for police funding, leadership and reform are enabling them to provide the best possible service to the public.

Topics the session is likely to cover:

  • Police funding and resources
  • Serious violent crime
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Online fraud
  • The role of the Home Office in policing
  • Police workforce issues
  • Policing structures and barriers to reform.

Further information

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