Tag Archives: Kent

Candidate Statement of Craig Mackinlay

Craig Mackinlay is Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Kent Craig Mackinlay background Craig is 46, married, born in Chatham, educated locally and then at the University of Birmingham. Following University, he returned to Kent and has been … 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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HuffPost Tory source tells all

The Huffington Post has published an article revealing details from ‘a senior Tory source’ about the potential group of Conservative candidates for Police and Crime Commissioner. Edited highlights as follows, with commentary:- Number 10 are disappointed with the general quality … Continue reading

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The race for TopOfTheCops in Kent gathers speed

Today Harriet Yeo, a Union rep on Labour’s National Executive Committee, announced at Labour’s South-East conference that she was applying for the party’s nomination. She may be up against Colonel Tim Collins, who has courted controversy for suggesting the job … Continue reading

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Part-Time Commissioners? Guts, equal rights, or madness?

Colonel Tim Collins, who hopes one day to be Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, is reported by the BBC to think he will do it on a part-time basis. In comments that will generate shrieks of horror in Police Authorities … Continue reading

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