Tag Archives: Questions for PCCs

Keith Hunter’s 10 Questions for Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates

Keith Hunter is an applicant for the Labour nomination for Police and Crime Commissioner in the Humberside Police area. He has given TopOfTheCops.com permission to reproduce here his 10 suggested questions for Police and Crime Commissioner candidates, first sent out … Continue reading

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First mention of hanging in Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Leicester City Councillor Sundip Meghani was openly considering a run for the Labour nomination in Leicestershire, but has announced that he will not run after all, as he enjoys his Councillor role too much, and has decided his reservations about … Continue reading

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More for less? Should police pensioners take full Commissioner salaries as well as pensions?

Today The Record reports the case of John Geates, Director of the Scottish Police College, under the title of “Top cop retires and pockets £300k lump sum but is back at desk the next day”. Mr Geates post was civilianised … 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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Where are all the candidates for Police and Crime Commissioner?

Ribble Valley businessman Kevin Horkin has demanded that candidates for the Police and Crime Commissioner posts should declare themselves now. Councillor Horkin is frustrated that he is the only candidate in Lancashire to declare himself to be in the running, … Continue reading

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Guardian Questions for potential PCCs

The Guardian have an article by Jon Harvey, a Buckingham Town Councillor, giving 10 questions to ask PCCs. Apparently any worth their salt should be able to answer them. Some are a little curious, others require some speculation. Question 9 … Continue reading

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