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Joint Audit Committee

The Joint Audit Committee has been established by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary.

It is important because it:

  • Supports the Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Constable and statutory officers in ensuring that effective governance and risk management arrangements are in place and functioning efficiently and effectively
  • Scrutinises the draft statement of accounts, and considers whether appropriate accounting policies have been followed
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to anti fraud and corruption strategies.

Further information can be found within the Joint Audit Committee’s Statement of Purpose and Terms of Reference.


Joint Audit Committee Membership

  • Melvyn Neate (Chair)
  • Katherine Pears (Deputy Chair)
  • John Banks
  • Amanda Hassell
  • Gordon Manickam


Next meetings

The Joint Audit Committee is open to the public and media to attend to observe, but should notify the OPCC at least 5 days in advance, by calling 01962 871595 or by emailing our office.​

Dates for meetings held are listed below, with agendas and papers available to download where possible.

2024 Joint Audit Committee Meetings:

  • Tuesday 17th September 2024 at 1.00pm – Strategic Headquarters, Eastleigh – Meeting Room Z
  • Tuesday 19th November 2024 at 1.00pm – Microsoft Teams


Past JAC Meetings

Details of meetings can be found below including the agendas and reports presented to each meeting.


Previous meetings by year