Her term of office will run for a period up to 31 March 2014. The post is remunerated at the rate of £15.40 per hour.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is one of thirty-five Probation Trusts in England and Wales, which deliver probation services on behalf of the Secretary of State for Justice.
Probation Trusts work closely with other criminal justice agencies, including the police and prisons, to protect the public, punish offenders, assist victims of crime and reduce re-offending by supporting the rehabilitation of offenders.
Susan Crampton lives in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire. She has recently finished 15 years’ service for a national charity working with offenders, where she had a variety of managerial roles ending as the Eastern Regional Director. She has also served for 13 years as a magistrate in the Fenland Area.
Susan Crampton does not currently hold any other Ministerial public appointments, although since August 2010 she has been a trustee of the King Edward Community Centre in Chatteris.
The appointment as Member of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Probation Trust has been made in accordance with the Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies. All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process. However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if any declared) to be made public. Susan Crampton has not declared any political activity.