About Lisa

About Lisa2021-07-09T15:57:51+01:00

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