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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) notified the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel of his proposed appointment of Mr Stuart Tweedale as the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (DPCC) under Section 18 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (the Act) on 19 May 2016. The PCC also provided the Panel with a personal statement.
In accordance with schedule 1 of the Act, the Panel undertook its Confirmation Hearing in respect of the proposed appointment on 3 June 2016. Following the Hearing, the Panel wrote to the PCC on 6 June 2016 to inform him of the Panel's recommendation on the appointment. The PCC responded on 8 June 2016, informing the Panel of his decision to appoint Mr Tweedale.
The salary for the DPCC is £18,000 per annum.
Declaration of Eligibility
The DPCC is required on appointment to sign a declaration confirming that he/she is aware of the provisions of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 and that they are eligible for appointment as DPCC and not subject to any relevant disqualification. A copy of DPCC Stuart Tweedale's signed declaration is provided below:
Signed Declaration of Eligibility
Code of Conduct
DPCCs are expected to adhere to the Seven Principles of Public Life published by the Nolan Committee. The 'Nolan Principles' have been adopted widely and form the basis of codes of conduct for holders of public office including Ministers, Members of Parliament and elected Members of local authorities.
DPCC Stuart Tweedale has adopted a Model Code of Conduct based on the Nolan Principles drafted by the Association of Police and Crime Chief Executives. A copy of the Code of Conduct and the DPCC's written undertaking to observe the Code are published below:
Code of Conduct
Register of Disclosable Interests
To safeguard he integrity of the DPCC it is essential that any declaration of interests are made poublicly available to ensure openness and transparency and to safeguard the DPCC against any potential challenge.
All declarations should be made on appointment to the post and reviewed annually as a matter of course. The DPCC can update his declarations at any time should his circumstances change.
A copy of DPCC Stuart Tweedale's signed declaration along with any subsequent updates/amendments are published below:
DPCC Declaration of Interests
Notification of Gifts and/or Hospitality
The DPCC is required to submit a written notification within 28 days of accepting or declining a gift and/or hospitality. Copies of notifications received from DPCC Stuart Tweedale will be published below: