Category Archives: Campaigns

Quiet Government U-turn provides boost to Independent PCC by-election candidates…

… and the marketing opportunity of a lifetime for Brummie Dentists, if they’re quick. Last Thursday, in the Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee of the House of Commons, the Government performed a U-turn on Police and Crime Commissioners that, by-and-large, has … Continue reading

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A pretty good endorsement for Ibby Master for Lancashire Labour PCC candidate

  Today someone (not Ibby) pointed me in the direction of this. I know we’ve covered the fact that Jack Straw has endorsed Ibby already for Lancashire Labour PCC candidate, but a video endorsement on YouTube is a development I … Continue reading

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Former Home Secretary backs Richards for Sussex PCC

Rt Hon. Jacqui Smith, Britain’s first woman home secretary, has backed Paul Richards in the selection to be Labour’s candidate for police commissioner in Sussex. Jacqui Smith said: ‘Paul has been at the heart of government and at the heart … Continue reading

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Lembit Opik shown the ropes – Make up your own headline…

…because you can’t make this up. Is there anything Lembit Opik won’t do for publicity?

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Candidate Statement of Jon Harvey

Jon Harvey is seeking the Labour nomination to be the Police and Crime Commissioner in Thames Valley. 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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…and Paddick makes three

Brian Paddick’s crime policies are, well, not as exciting as you’d think. He is the only one of the London Mayoral candidates with police experience, and plenty of it, at a senior level, so why are the crime policies so … Continue reading

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And Ken writes the second PCC manifesto.

They’re like London buses. No PCC manifestos and then suddenly, one after another. I’ll expect Paddick’s next. Hot on the heels of Boris’s breakthrough Crime Manifesto, it’s Mr Livingstone, I presume. Here are the highlights of Ken Livingstone’s Crime Manifesto:- … Continue reading

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