Monthly Archives: May 2012

More Campaign Economics

Below are the agreed salaries for the new Police and Crime Commissioners. They have been set by a complex process which allows for, among other things, those areas with larger populations to offer larger remuneration. And below you will also … Continue reading

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Weekend Update – 20 May

There has been some movement on Conservative Candidates, funnilly enough in exactly the same week as I was officially told there wouldn’t be… Out Colonel Tim Collins, the man paraded at the last Conservative Party Conference as exactly the sort … Continue reading

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Tough on crime

You guys seem to like polling information, so I thought I’d give you some more. The Centreground poll mentioned a couple of days ago asked voters which qualities they would like to see in a Commissioner, and top of the … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Richard Davies

Richard Davies is seeking the Conservative nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Lincolnshire. 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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Poll Position

The Government has finally released the rules for the PCC election. The combined efforts of lawyer Ros Baston, Jon Collins from the Police Foundation and Crest Advisory managed to track them down and publish them for candidates to see. But … Continue reading

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The longed-for Update – Candidates

Since the last update a fortnight ago, a lot has happened, so today we are just looking at updates about candidate shortlists, and websites and videos the candidates have launched. Labour Avon and Somerset – John Savage and Bob Ashford … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Richard Stratton

Richard Stratton is seeking the Conservative nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Hertfordshire. 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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Situation Vacant…

…but you’ve got to be quick, as it closes today. Oh, and you will need to be already vetted to Counter Terrorism Check level. No? Me neither. But if you are, the Association of Police Authorities are advertising for a … Continue reading

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Cashing in on TopOfTheCops?

Chapter 12 of the Second Book of Samuel is possibly my favourite chapter in the Bible. In it the prophet Nathan tells King David a tale about a rich farmer with many sheep who, to feed a guest, takes his … Continue reading

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Risking It All – part 5 – Tal Michael

Editor’s note:- Some are attracted to the PCC role as an opportunity to be at the centre of something new, but Tal Michael, as Chief Executive of North Wales Police Authority, already had a ringside seat. That wasn’t enough, so … Continue reading

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