Monthly Archives: July 2012

The SDP election

I think it was 1987 when I saw it – a TV news item about some General Election billboard poster ideas from the Conservatives, some of which had not seen the light of day. While a policy of unilateral nuclear … Continue reading

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Candidate Statement of Gillian Radcliffe

Gillian Radcliffe is standing as an Independent candidate to be the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire. If you are intending to stand to be Police and Crime Commissioner where you live, you can submit your own Candidate Statement, … Continue reading

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Independents’ Day

Get counting – I counted over 41 current possible Independent candidates, including at least 14 ex-cops on the new TopOfTheCops list of Independent PCC Candidates (i.e an average of just over 1 per area). Of course, nowhere is really average. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ianchisnall:
This post is a reflection of the draft guidelines published yesterday by the BBC regarding their coverage of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections (I am standing in Sussex as an Independent Candidate). The reason for…

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Dream Ticket?

OK – I may not have got the most votes in Blackpool, but it doesn’t mean I’ve lost interest in the campaign in Lancashire. So I thought you’d like to hear the news about how Ibby Master, Independent member of … Continue reading

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Refusing to mix

My last post closed by referencing a suggestion that selected Labour candidates had been told to find themselves a deputy with knowledge or experience of policing. Both the suggestion and the post set off denials, so let's be clear – … Continue reading

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A Balanced Ticket?

You may remember that Bob Jones and Yvonne Mosquito, at one time rivals for the West Midlands Labour Police and Crime Commissioner election, quickly buried the hatchet on Bob's victory and became running mates. Well, this week there was the … Continue reading

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