Monthly Archives: June 2012

Candidate Statement of Robert Evans

Robert Evans is seeking the Labour nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Surrey. 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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Electoral Commission publish PCC guides

The Electoral Commission have launched their guides for Candidates and Agents in the Police and Crime Commissioner election – required reading, but it has only just happened, so don’t expect me to have a comprehensive knowledge just yet. One thing … Continue reading

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Does turnout matter?

One defining moment of the CREST Advisory PCC Future event this week was when one of the assembled experts, having been asked to estimate the turnout in November, gave a figure but then added that it didn’t matter. Cue a … Continue reading

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Remember not the sins of my youth?

So wrote David in Psalm 25, reflecting the idea that when we are young we all may do stuff that we shouldn’t, and would rather not have held against us for the rest of our lives (and beyond). While the … Continue reading

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Where’s the Party?

There are three briefing events for PCC candidates this week. Today was CREST Advisory’s bespoke event for PCC candidates. Thursday sees a PCC- inspired day at the LGA’s annual conference, and Friday sees the Association of Police Authorities in drag … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is seeking the Liberal Democrat 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 … Continue reading

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Conviction politics

Time for a ‘told you so’ moment. TopOfTheCops has already told you about candidates having problems with their convictions. Criminal convictions that is, not the other kind – this is politics. Last week the site asked “Are you disqualified from … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Julie Iles

Julie Iles is seeking the Conservative nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Surrey. 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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