Dame Vera Baird QC
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
0191 221 9800

Dame Vera Baird QC was elected as the Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria in 2012, and was the Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners from July 2016 until July 2017.

Dame Vera was a Member of Parliament from 2001-2010, and was appointed as the Parliamentary Undersecretary at the Ministry of Justice in 2006, and as the Solicitor General for England and Wales the following year. She was additionally the Lead Minister with responsibility for taking the Equalities Act 2010 through Parliament.

Dame Vera is the Lead of the APCC Portfolio Group on Victims, and the Deputy Lead of the Portfolio Group on Transparency and Integrity.

Northumbria Police & Crime Plan