§ Baroness Billingham
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What appointments to the Police Complaints Authority have been made since 1 March. [HL2137]
§ Lord Bassam of Brighton
We have recently appointed Mr Ian Bynoe to the second position of Deputy Chairman of the authority. His appointment is for two years with effect from 1 May 2001.
Ian Bynoe has served as a member of the authority since 1998, both reviewing investigations and disciplinary proceedings and supervising investigations. He comes from a legal background and, prior to joining the authority, he was a self-employed policy researcher and legal trainer.
Also, we have appointed five new full-time members to the Police Complaints Authority. Their appointments will be for three years. The five new members are:
Name Start Date Previous Position David Petch 5 March 2001 Ministry of Defence, with attachments to Northern Ireland Office and Cabinet Office Diane Hughes 2 April 2001 Senior Lecturer in law at Manchester University Deborah Glass 2 April 2001 Chief Executive of the Investment Management Regulatory Organisation Susan Swindell 2 April 2001 Senior Crown Prosecutor Lionel Pilkington 2 April 2001 Senior Crown Prosecutor