NINE in 10 people do not know who their local police and crime commissioner is, a poll out today reveals.
And of those who say they can name the person, 10 per cent get it wrong, according to the research conducted for the Electoral Reform Society (ERS).
The findings of the...
Saturday 30th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
GOVERNMENT plans to hand the running of fire services to police and crime commissioners have been slammed by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).
FBU general secretary Matt Wrack was speaking at a meeting of the parliamentary committee for the Policing & Crime Bill yesterday.
Wednesday 16th Mar 2016
LABOUR police and crime commissioners (PCCs) would protect front-line community policing and continue to curb stop and searches, Jeremy Corbyn pledged yesterday.
The Labour leader promised candidates would “bring the police to the people” as he launched the party’s...
Friday 26th Feb 2016
FIRE chiefs with no experience of fighting crime could head police services and vice versa under plans outlined today to increase collaboration between emergency services.
The government is pressing ahead with measures to allow police and crime commissioners (PCCs) to take...
Tuesday 26th Jan 2016
Government wants to hand PCCs more control
Saturday 24th Oct 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Tuesday 2nd Dec 2014