Police Advisory Board for England Wales
The Police Advisory Board for England and Wales (PABEW):
(i) advises the Home Secretary on general questions affecting the police in England and Wales, and
(ii) considers draft regulations which the Secretary of State proposes to make under section 50 or section 52 of the Police Act 1996 with respect to matters other than hours of duty, leave, pay and allowances, police clothing and equipment, and makes such representations as it thinks fit.
It may also consider any matter relating to non-negotiable conditions of service (as defined in sections 50 and 52 of the Police Act 1996 and excluding those matters listed in (ii) above), and any other matter affecting the police which the Home Secretary has referred to it.
The following are members of PABEW: the Association of Police Authorities, the Association of Chief Officers (E&W), the Chief Police Officers' Staff Association, the Police Superintendents Association (E&W), and the Police Federation (E&W) and members nominated by the Home Secretary. There is an Independent Chair and Deputy, supported by an Independent Secretariat based in the OME.
PABEW was established in 1965 and is organised in accordance with its Constitution.
Separate PABs exist for Scotland and Northern Ireland and are administered by the Home Departments.
The Independent Chair is John Randall and his Deputy is Professor Gillian Morris.
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