CWN - News & Information for Coventry & Warwickshire 20x21spacer.gif (59 bytes)What's New?Search CWN
[18 NOV 98] WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PRESS RELEASE
Recruitment Of New Justices Of The Peace

Recruitment of new justices of the peace to serve on the south warwickshire bench sitting at Stratford on Avon

Mike Watkins, Secretary to the Lord Chancellor’s Area Advisory Panel which has the task of seeking and recommending candidates for appointment to the South Warwickshire Bench, says:-

  • Many members of the public may have previously thought of offering their services to the community as a Justice of the Peace or may never even have realised that the work could be for them.
  • The Panel will very soon be considering its recruitment needs for Stratford on Avon for the next year or two.
  • Such needs will depend on:
  • Expected workload
  • The Lord Chancellor’s directions as to the number of sittings a justice should reasonably be expected to undertake
  • Present numbers and composition of the bench
  • The requirement to have a bench which is balanced in respect of factors such as occupation, residence, sex, age, political persuasion and a wide range of other social factors
  • Although there may not be a need to recommend many appointments, the Panel needs to be able to ensure that it has the widest range of possible candidates from which to choose.
  • About the work
  • It is unpaid, although certain expenses are available
  • Justices are expected to undertake between 26 and 35 half-day sessions a year plus a fair number of meetings
  • Initial and continuing training and development are given
  • Application forms should ideally be submitted by the end of February 1999
  • Further details, information packs and application forms can be obtained from

Mike Watkins
Secretary to the South Warwickshire Advisory Panel
PO Box 16
14 Hamilton Terrace
Leamington Spa
CV32 4XG

Telephone 01926 663350
Fax 01926 335051
         

1x22rule.gif (89 bytes)

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS TO 120,000 VISITORS PER MONTH

email chris@cwn.org.uk



MORE ABOUT
WARKS COUNTY COUNCIL




Click for more details of Harry Shaw trips and tours

CWN / Politics / Warwickshire County Council / Press Releases / 18 Nov 98

1995-2000 Coventry Internet Developments Ltd

This page modified on 10 November 2008 09:49:15AM 

[D]