Pre-appointment hearing for Chief Inspector of Constabulary

13 June 2012

Tom Winsor, the Home Secretary’s preferred candidate for the post of HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary, will appear before the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee.

  • Home Affairs Committee

    The committee has written to the Home Secretary (JPG 259 KB) asking for a list of the other shortlisted candidates and for a statement of the reasons why Mr Winsor was the preferred candidate. The committee is also seeking views form the Police Federation (JPG 283 KB), the Police Superintendants’ Association (JPG 280 KB) of England and Wales, Association of Chief Police Officers (JPG 270 KB), and the Association of Police Authorities (JPG 286 KB).

    The pre-appointment hearing will take place at 11:15am on Tuesday 26 June.


    Committee Chair Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:

    “As the new landscape of policing develops, and forces throughout the country are facing the challenge of significant reduction in resources, the role of the inspectorate is becoming more important than ever. It is vital that we have the best person for the job.


    We look forward to hearing from Mr Winsor and other stakeholders whose views are important to the Committee”


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