To act as the primary source of independent advice to ministers and service leaders on measures to reduce the number and rate of deaths in custody. To consult and engage with stakeholders to collect, analyse and disseminate information about deaths in custody and the lessons that can be learned from them. To carry out thematic enquiries into areas of concern. To issue and monitor compliance with guidance on best practice for reducing deaths in custody. To commission research and make recommendations to ministers for changes in policy or operational practice, which would help to reduce the incidence of death in custody.
Established 2009. Co-sponsored and funded by MoJ, DH & Home Office.
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||Civil Servant|
|Register of Interests||Yes|
|Last Annual Report||01/03/2014|