Tag Archives: North Wales

Changing Roles

This site's coverage of the Police and Crime Commissioner reform has been, in a very Cromwellian way, 'warts and all'. TopOfTheCops covers the bad as well as the good, and points out the inconvenient. It should be remembered however that, … 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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How not to shortlist for Police and Crime Commissioner candidates.

The two main political parties have both chosen multi-stage processes to select their Police and Crime Commissioner candidates. The Conservatives have gone for a centralised verification process. Candidates apply, are interviewed (I’m not yet clear whether all are interviewed or … Continue reading

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Tal Michael’s perspective on the Budget 2012

Tal Michael gives his personal perspective on the Budget, having recently stood down from being Chief Executive of the Police Authority in North Wales, where he hopes to be the Labour candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner. If you have … Continue reading

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