AC Ephgrave appointed to Sentencing Council
Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave has been appointed as policing member of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales.
Mr Ephgrave, who currently has responsibility for frontline policing at the MPS, was previously chief constable of Surrey Police. His police career has spanned more than 30 years and included a number of senior operational roles.
The Sentencing Council for England and Wales was set up by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 to promote greater transparency and consistency in sentencing while maintaining the independence of the judiciary.
Appointments to the Sentencing Council are made by the Secretary of State for Justice and are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
Mr Ephgrave’s appointment will run for three years.