This event is key for our members to ensure they can access the most up-to-date advice, support and be part of the debate around key issues affecting them. These events will be a series of interviews by the Kim Conchie with renowned and recognised individuals.
Alison Hernandez was first elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in May 2016, effectively to hold the Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police to account for the performance of the force on behalf of the communities we all serve.
She is responsible for setting the strategic direction and priorities for Devon and Cornwall Police via the police and crime plan. This includes setting the police budget (£315 million) and local police precept (the amount residents pay for policing in their council tax). Overseeing the largest investment in policing in a decade.
Alison is also the Chairman of the Local Criminal Justice Board, holds the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners national portfolios for roads policing/safety and digital public contact, and is a strong believer in encouraging more women in public life and is the South West Deputy Chairman for the Conservative Women’s Organisation.
This is a really exciting opportunity to hear from Alison and is definitely not one to miss!