Lisa Townsend is your Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Surrey.
Lisa started her working life as a member of parliamentary staff in the House of Commons and has since held a number of senior positions in public affairs and communications including as Director of companies, and Lead for Media and Communications at The Institute of Directors
Lisa is a Runnymede resident, and has lived in Surrey for 12 years with her husband and their two cats. She enjoys sport, is a Spurs fan and is committed to ending violence against women and girls.
Lisa’s priorities include:
- Improving road safety and enforcement
- Improving Police visibility by ensuring officers spend time in communities across Surrey
- Cracking down on County Lines and protecting vulnerable children from grooming
- Tackling anti-social behaviour
Learn about Lisa’s key responsibilities.
The PCC has signed up to a Code of Conduct, and the Committee on Standards in Public Life ‘Ethical Checklist’.
The Code of Conduct has also been signed by the Deputy PCC, here.
Salary – the salaries of Police and Crime Commissioners are decided on a national basis and vary depending on the size of the force area they represent. The Surrey PCC receives a salary of £71,400.
Complaints or conduct matters raised by the Police and Crime Panel – As of the last Panel meeting on 22 March 2021, there were no new complaints recorded.
Expenses – Click here to view the PCC’s expenses scheme for 2020/21