Monthly Archives: May 2012

Candidate Statement of Joy Garner

Joy Garner is seeking the Labour nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Staffordshire. If you are intending to stand to be Police and Crime Commissioner where you live, you can submit your own Candidate Statement, so get … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of David Potts

29 year old South Tyneside Councillor David Potts is the only democratically elected United Kingdom Independence Party representative in the North East region, and is bidding for the UKIP nomination for Northumbria PCC. If you are intending to stand to … Continue reading

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“First 100 days, my arse”…

…is presumably what would-be North Wales Labour candidate Terry Renshaw’s comrade Ricky Tomlinson would have said, though it was not the precise choice of words made by Lancashire Police Authority’s Chief Executive when updating the authority on transition arrangements this … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Anthony Kimber

Anthony Kimber is seeking the Conservative nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Sussex. If you are intending to stand to be Police and Crime Commissioner where you live, you can submit your own Candidate Statement, so get … Continue reading

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Picking sides

When Michael Crick said “After Tim Collins’ withdrawal in Kent, + disappointments elsewhere, Tory plan to recruit lots of independent PCC candidates has failed badly“, I said I thought he had spoken too soon. Today, Mark Reckless MP revealed the … Continue reading

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Like Buses

No official Conservative Candidates for ages, then three all at once:- Warwickshire – Fraser Pithie was chosen on Friday as the first official Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate in the country. He is a Director at UtoU, having had … Continue reading

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The view from the panel

Mick Thwaites is a former police officer and now Independent Candidate for Essex Police and Crime Commissioner. This week he was a panellist at the ACPO conference, and I asked him to share how that felt, in his own words. … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Paul Richards

Paul Richards is on the shortlist for the Labour nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Sussex. If you are intending to stand to be Police and Crime Commissioner where you live, you can submit your own Candidate … Continue reading

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The Farm

Today was the day where I would have been keeping you up to date with the developments at the ACPO/APA conference day on PCCs, but it was not to be. Firstly ACPO and co. wanted £267 for me or any … Continue reading

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Richard Hibbs is at today’s big conference

On the eve of the Great PCC Debate at ACPO, who is currently trying to do what to whom? by Richard Hibbs, Independent Candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner in North Wales The Local Government Association, as previously featured on … Continue reading

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