The Conservatives have confirmed that the role of the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) is under review as its chief executive announces he is to retire at the end of the year.
Peter Neyroud, the NPIA’s chief executive announced to staff last week he intended to step down from his role as he reaches 30 years as a police officer. In an interview with Police Professional
, he denied the timing of his decision had anything to do with speculation over the future of the organisation.
In a wide-ranging interview, Mr Neyroud details the successes, challenges and battles along the journey to transform the policing landscape.
In particular, he is scathing of the programmes he inherited that were little more than empty boxes that failed to deliver. The Schengen programme comes in for considerable criticism, Mr Neyroud was the 12th Senior Responsible Owner and Parliament had been told costs were several times under the actual cost, raising questions about what ministers knew at the time.
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