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13 October, 2022

Have your say in Commissioner Zoë’s October Public Accountability Meetings

Public accountability meeting with Commissioner Zoe
Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe will host her monthly Public Accountability Meetings on Thursday 20 October and is encouraging people across North Yorkshire and York to get involved.

As well as receiving the latest updates from North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, there will be a focus on safeguarding from the police, and response principles from the fire service.

Broadcast live online, the meetings aim to make the emergency services more accessible and anyone with questions can submit them in advance to info@northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk .

Commissioner Zoë said:

“I always want to make sure I am asking the questions you want answers to, which is why these Public Accountability Meetings are so important.

“They allow me to find out more about the work of the police and fire and rescue service, and put the focus on topics which are important to residents and businesses across York and North Yorkshire.

“Please join us to watch either live or at any time after on the website.”

The agenda, along with presentations and reports, are available on the Commissioner’s website where you can also find details on how to watch live and submit a question or catch-up after the meeting.

The focus of this month’s meetings: 

12:30-2:00pm – North Yorkshire Police

NCPI Follow Up and Safeguarding Learning –  To provide an update and provide assurance on how the police have applied learning in response to the NCPI report recommendations and to demonstrate what impact those changes have made. Also to demonstrate the impact on partnership working to deliver the support and service for children at risk.

2:30pm – 4:00pm – North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service 

Response principles – How the Service ensures and measures the provision of an appropriate (sending correct level of resources), quick and safe response to emergencies

To ask a question on this month’s hot topics:

  • In advance of the meeting, please send your question to info@northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk please include your name and address with your question.
  • To ask a question during the meeting using Twitter, include #NYscrutiny in your tweet, follow us at @northyorkspfcc. 

Future meetings

  • 24 November 2022
    North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service – Response
    North Yorkshire Police – Offender Management
  • December
    There is no meeting in December