Gwent PCC Ian Johnston, asked by the panel if he would have done anything differently over the exit of Carmel Napier, said "no, to be honest."
He said the documents leaked to the South Wales Argus, which showed she was told to retire or be removed from her position, were "not leaked by me or my office" - but that there will be no investigation into how they were leaked.
The commissioner will offer a preferred candidate and a second choice for a replacement Chief Constable - the panel will not be involved in interviewing a successor, but will have a veto in the confirmation process.
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