Your chance to question the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

Residents are being given the chance to question the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne.

Questions can be about any policy issue relating to policing in Sussex as long as they avoid mentioning operational matters or live cases.

Written questions should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 17 January.

The Commissioner will then respond during the next meeting of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel on Friday 31 January.

Bill Bentley, Chairman of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel, said: “Do you have a question about how your money is to be spent on policing in West Sussex? Would you like to know more about the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner’s role? This is a great opportunity to put your questions to Katy Bourne.

“Make sure you come along to the meeting next month to hear the answers in person.”

The main items on the agenda include the Police Crime Commissioner’s proposed precept which is the portion of council tax which goes to Sussex Police and the Estate’s Strategy.

Questions about other issues are also welcomed providing they fall within the Commissioner’s responsibility.

Questions can be submitted in writing to or by telephoning 0330 222 2542.

The meeting will be held at County Hall, Lewes, starting at 10.30am. The meeting will also be webcast live at

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