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What are Conservative candidates thinking?

Yesterday saw Conservative Home feature an article on the emerging Police and Crime Commissioner candidates. It criticised some Conservative candidates for perceived dithering as to whether they were standing or not, and acknowledged that some had been compromised by their … Continue reading

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Against Donkeys

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are supposed to be an extension of democracy, giving voters the chance to chuck out folk they reckon are not governing the police sufficiently well. The same people (Daniel Hannan MEP and Douglas Carswell … Continue reading

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Lancashire Labour TopOfTheCops contest hits YouTube

Councillor Chris Maughan, a Blackpool Councillor who is also on Lancashire Police Authority, has launched his campaign for the Labour Police and Crime Commissioner nomination in Lancashire with a series of videos, including the 666 video above, attacking spending restraint … Continue reading

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