Panel of Independent persons - Background information

Maureen Briggs: Lives in Bedford area. Career in public sector and business. Previous experience as independent member of the standards committees of North Kesteven District Council and Luton Borough Council.

Dr Vasco Fernandes: Lives in Milton Keynes. Career in medicine as Consultant Physician. New to standards issues in local government but has experience of complaints process for medical practitioners.

Christopher Fogden: Lives in Milton Keynes. Career in National Air Traffic Services as a Senior Air Traffic Engineer. Magistrate and previous experience as an independent member of Milton Keynes and Bucks Fire Authority standards committees.

John Jones: Lives in Bedford. Career in the printing industry. Chairman of the Valuation Panel for England, Magistrate and previously chairman of the standards committees for Luton Borough Council and Bedfordshire Police.