Tag: Police and Crime Commissioners

  • 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 […]

  • Submission to Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry on Police and Crime Commissioners

    The Home Affairs Select Committee has been holding an inquiry into Police and Crime Commissioners. As far as I can see they’ve never published a specific call for contributions from the public, but the committee’s home page links to guidance for those submitting written evidence. While the investigation’s webpage states: “Inquiry status: oral evidence concluded” […]

  • Councillors Told Police and Crime Commissioner Has Taken on Four Deputies

    At Cambridgeshire County Council’s Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee on the 19th of December 2013 Councillor Roger Henson (UKIP, Norman Cross) told councillors: I had an email. I can’t find it. I tried to find it at the office down here [indicates]. That the police commissioner has now took on four deputies. […]

  • Labour’s Ed Murphy Wins Police and Crime Commissioner Election in Peterborough

    Conservative Graham Bright was Elected Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner with just 3.96% of the electorate across Cambridgeshire making him their first choice. Labour’s Ed Murphy however won comfortably in the cities of both Peterborough and Cambridge. The first preference results for Peterborough were as follows: Name Party/Independent Votes Percentage Ed Murphy Labour 5282 23.22% […]

  • Local Police Priority Setting in Cambridge With Tory Graham Bright as Police and Crime Commissioner

    On Saturday the 10th of November 2012 I spotted a tweet from Timothy Barnes of Stevenage saying he would be outside Cambridge’s Guildhall with the Tory Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate for Cambridge, Graham Bright. Later Graham Bright’s twitter account emitted a message saying “Pop along if you want to have a chat”; I saw […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Complaints

    UK Police shock a man in Nottingham with a TASER while he is lying on the ground surrounded by four officers. (More…) Police complaints ought be dealt with in a much more public manner. The substance of the complaint and details of how it was resolved need to be made public where this can be […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Preparedness

    A Police and Crime Commissioner will be an elected representative who the public will have entrusted to make decisions on their behalf about policing the force area. The Commissioner will have a responsibility to consider, and give due weight to, elements of policing which the electorate may not generally give much consideration to. Even if […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Road Safety

    Police Sergeant Mark Kathro conducting speed checks in the East of Cambridge. Speeding is one of the top issues raised at local police priority setting meetings in Cambridgeshire. The most important reason to tackle speeding is to improve the safety of our roads, reduce injuries, and to make sure cyclists and pedestrians in particular feel […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Police and Crime Statistics

    In my view the number and severity of injuries caused by crimes and road incidents is a relatively solid statistic on which to assess police performance. If the number and severity of injuries related to for example pub and club drinking in a city centre is falling the police can be sure they’re having a […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Serious Crime

    Police and Crime Commissioners will need to ensure that appropriate resources are made available to tackling serious crime. To often it appears that our society is harsher on an individual who steals a chocolate bar than it is on someone who has stolen millions, I think that needs to change. As with other less visible […]