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Appointment of Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire

Following a confirmation hearing at the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel on 6 October 2016, the Panel made a recommendation to the Police and Crime Commissioner that Mr Naylor should be appointed as proposed.

He took up the role on Monday 21 November 2016.

You can see more about the recruitment process and the role here – Appointment of Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire

Role of the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

As Deputy PCC, Will can deputise for the Commissioner as and when appropriate, and he will also support the Commissioner by:

  • Strengthening her ability to ‘hold the Chief Constable to account’ with a renewed focus on monitoring performance of the service
  • Delivering her manifesto, in particular reforming the police complaints system in line with the opportunities set out in the new policing and crime bill and overseeing improvements to non-emergency contact with the police (the ‘101’ contact system)
  • Developing and overseeing the delivery of the new Police and Crime Plan (the Commissioner issues the plan)
  • Ensuring North Yorkshire has a strong voice in Westminster, for example, fighting for fair funding
  • Developing and running campaigns to support the public, for example the Commissioner’s campaign for anonymity for victims of ‘revenge porn’

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