Information about my salary, allowances and expenses, as well as details of the police budget and precept, contracts and tenders and annual financial reports.
I am committed to openness and transparency in my dealings, including laying out how and where your money is spent.
I will provide details of all payments over £500 (including VAT), other than crime reduction grants, that I have made, In order to ensure that value for money has been obtained, the expenditure listed has been made in accordance with the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Financial Regulations and Contract Standing Orders which are part of the Scheme of Corporate Governance.
The only times I will not do this will be where:
disclosure of information would breach the Data Protection Act 1998.
the information relates to the protection of vulnerable adults or children.
the information is confidential or would attract an exemption under the Freedom of Information Act e.g. where disclosure could be prejudicial to the commercial interests of any person including the Commissioner or Constabulary.
Where information is sensitive to operational police activity.
This information is published on Hertfordshire Constabulary's website and includes expenditure for both the Constabulary and the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
Police and Crime Commissioners salaries are based on the size of the population in their area, my annual salary is £78,400 (with effect from 1 May 2022)
Chris Brace is my Chief Executive (Spot Grade)
Chris is responsible for the overall strategic management for the support to the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire. He is also the overall strategic lead for partnership arrangements, resourcing, planning, scrutiny and compliance required for the Commissioner to discharge their statutory duties.
Ian Rooney is my Chief Finance Officer (Grade A8ii)
Ian is responsible for the proper administration of the Commissioner’s financial affairs.
Gavin Miles is my Deputy Chief Executive and Legal Officer (Grade A8ii, Part-Time 0.40FTE)
Gavin is responsible for directing the operation of the Commissioner’s office and ensuring compliance with legislative and other requirements.
Dr Amie Birkhamshaw is my Deputy Chief Executive (Grade A8ii)
Amie is responsible for setting the strategy and policy for the office and ensuring implementing of the Commissioner’s Community Safety and Criminal Justice Plan: Everybody’s Business.
Sandra Coughlan is my Head of Governance (Grade A7)
Sandra is responsible for operational management of corporate governance and assurance requirements of the office.
Kevin McGetrick is my Head of Commissioning and Victim Services (Grade A7)
Kevin is responsible for the management of the Ministry Of Justice Victims’ Services Grant and the provision of victim services across the county. This also includes oversight and compliance of the Victims Code of Practice and promoting effective collaboration to put Victims at the Centre of the Criminal Justice System. He is also responsible for seeking opportunities to align grant funding with future commissioned services.