Cannock Chase chosen for national seminar
3rd November 2010
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Cannock Chase has been chosen as the venue for the Home Affairs Select Committee’s national inquiry into policing. The important seminar on the new landscape of policing will take place on Monday November 22nd 2010 from 10am – 12.30pm in the Premier Suite Conference Centre, Cannock Town Centre. It will be addressed by the Minister for Policing, Rt. Hon. Nick Herbert MP, Shadow Home Secretary Rt. Hon. Ed Balls MP, ACPO President Sir Hugh Orde and Chief Constable of Staffordshire Police, Mike Cunningham. As the local MP I will host and open this historic summit.


The trilogy of topics to be covered will include; the impact of the Comprehensive Spending review on the police, directly elected individuals, known as ‘Police and Crime Commissioners’ and the National Crime Agency.


I am delighted that the Home Affairs Select Committee is holding this important conference which will help shape the future of policing – and absolutely thrilled that they have chosen Cannock Chase as the venue. Such a high profile event will help put our community on the map and shows we open for business. I look forward to welcoming the Minister, Shadow Home Secretary, ACPO President and other high octane guests to what will be a very special event for our area.


Programme for the seminar at Cannock Chase (all speakers now confirmed)


10.15 am  Aidan Burley MP: Welcome and opening remarks

10.20 am  Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP: Context and landscape

10.30 am  Rt Hon Nick Herbert MP, Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice

10.40 am  Chief Constable of Staffordshire Police, Mike Cunningham

10.50 am  Coffee break

11.10 am  Beat officer from Cannock to talk about his/her personal experience of policing            

11.20 am  Rosemary Scully, Partner at KPMG: how to free up police time – examples of best practice

11.30 am  Sir Hugh Orde, Chair of ACPO

11.40 am  Rt Hon Ed Balls MP

11.50 am  Discussion and question and answer session

12.25 pm  Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP: closing remarks

About the Author

Aidan B

Member since: 4th February 2011

I am a keen sportsman, and try and play rugby, tennis and football on a regular basis.I live in Cannock and London with my girlfriend.I am the MP for Cannock Chase following the largest swing from Labour...

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