Tom McNeil

at West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioners Office

Assistant Police & Crime Commissioner, West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner’s Office
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Tom is a lawyer and is the Assistant Police & Crime Commissioner in the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner's Office. He leads on a range of policy areas, including the ethics oversight of policing AI such as predictive policing and facial recognition programmes.

Tom also sits on a range of boards including the National Union of Students and various public sector strategic boards with a particular focus on supporting vulnerable children.He is also undertaking a part-time PhD into the role of deliberative democracy and criminal justice.

  • 11 March 2022, 5:30pm

    Democracy and distrust after the pandemic

    The 2022 Dr Seng Tee Lee Lecture was delivered by Professor Shelia Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School.

  • In news articles

    Social Infrastructure and Levelling Up Our Communities

    Expenditure on social infrastructure may not provide the capital or jobs that show 'value for money' directly, but may head off social problems and economic costs in the future. Can and should we trust local areas to drive their own policy decisions? Or should we have a more 'joined up' national agenda?