The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, Dame Vera Baird QC, and Northumbria Police Chief Constable, Winton Keenen have a Joint Independent Audit Committee that meets 4 times a year to consider the financial issues and governance, assurance, risk management, regulatory frameworks and statutory financial duties for both the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Office of the Chief Constable. There is a vacancy on the joint committee. The Committee membership have extensive financial skills and awareness and in making this appointment we are specifically looking to complement and strengthen the current committee. They are looking for a member who has awareness and understanding of the areas mentioned above whilst also bringing broad experience of current environment in respect of the changing needs of policing, support for vulnerable victims, partnership working, equalities and the needs of local communities. For more information, visit the Northumbria PCC website.