Tag Archives: Police and Crime Commissioner

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Expenses Overpayment Query

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright I have written to Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner: Graham Bright, I have just looked at your published expenses at http://www.cambridgeshire-pcc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/PCC-expenses-April-2014-November-2014.xlsx (Copy on rtaylor.co.uk) This document states you have been paid £969.89 in expenses in relation to your mileage in September 2014. The payment is based on 2155.30 [...]

Police and Crime Commissioner Claims Responsibility for Getting Libyan Troops Sent Home

A number of Libyan army personnel who were being trained at Bassingbourn barracks have been charged with sexual assaults, and rape, in nearby Cambridge. The matter was raised at Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Panel on the 5th of November 2014 by Cambridge City Council leader Cllr Lewis Herbert. Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright [...]

Data Protection Biggest Bugbear and Pain in the Backside Says Police and Crime Commissioner

At Cambridge’s North Area Committee on the 20th of March 2014 Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright expressed his opposition to Data Protection law calling it “the biggest bugbear” and “a pain in the backside”. The commissioner’s comments were made in the context of a question on phone scammers: Mr Bond: I was surprised to [...]

Police and Crime Commissioner Bright Says He Has Published Non Emergency Call Answering Decisions

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright attended Cambridge’s North Area Committee on the 20th of March 2014. I asked Commissioner Bright why he had not published his decisions relating the time taken by the police to answer calls to their non-emergency, 101, phone number. I noted the decisions were not on the Commissioner’s published [...]

Councillors Approve Council Tax Increase for Cambridgeshire Following Proposal from Police and Crime Commissioner Bright

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright I attended Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Panel on the 5th of February 2014 where the panel voted to approve a 1.92% increase in the policing element of council tax for 2014/15 as Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright had proposed. The report to the panel on the proposed [...]

Member of Cambs Police and Crime Panel Suggests Panel Considers What It Wants to Scrutinise

I used the public participation slot at Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Panel on the 5th of February 2014. I suggested that rather than allowing the Police and Crime Commissioner alone to decide which of his decisions are scrutinised by the panel, the panel ought be more proactive and work with the Commissioner to identify subjects [...]

Electorate Ought Hold Commissioner To Account Say Cambs Police and Crime Panel

During the public participation agenda item at Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Panel on the 5th of February 2014 I suggested the panel consider potential items for scrutiny arising from the recent release of the commissioner’s Diary in response to a Freedom of Information request. Link to my full submission to the Police and Crime Panel [...]

Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright Pulls Out of North Area Committee Appearance

Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright was due to attend the Cambridge North Area Committee on the 56th of February 2014. As of the time of writing, the evening before the meeting, the agenda lists item seven as: Police and Crime Commissioner: Sir Graham Bright – 8.30pm Presentation followed by an opportunity for public [...]

Public Participation at Cambs Police and Crime Panel – 5 February 2014

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright I have submitted the following in advance of the “public participation” slot at the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Panel meeting scheduled for 14.00 on Wednesday the 5th of February 2014. Reporting of Decisions The Police and Crime Commissioner repeatedly assures the panel he is reporting all decisions he [...]

Three Day Week for Cambs Police and Crime Commissioner Bright

Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright is only working a three day week. Graham Bright’s Diary was released following a Freedom of Information request by Paul Lythgoe. The released material appears to show Graham Bright is asking his staff not to schedule events during two weekdays each week. In the week commencing the 9th [...]