Monthly Archives: July 2012

Real public concern that minor crimes are ignored

From talking to people it’s clear there are lots of concerns about visible policing and anti social behaviour. Of course as the size of public sector budgets gets cut this will get even worse.  I do not have a script … Continue reading

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Tory MP refuses to support Conservative candidate.

Well the cat is finally out of the Conservative Party bag.  For the past 2 years everybody has been saying that politicians shouldn’t be standing to become Police Commissioners for fear of politicising the police. The Labour Party said it … Continue reading

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Dangers of putting so many eggs in one G4S basket.

Controversial G4S now run a substantial slice of Lincolnshire Police.  It’s claimed that it’s OK – it’s only the back office.  But as we all know, if the back office doesn’t work then neither will the front. I’m not philosophically … Continue reading

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Campaign launched to keep the police out of the clutches of politicians

On 11th July I announced my intention to stand as an independent candidate for the post of Police Commissioner for Lincolnshire. On this blog site you will shortly see pages to describe why I believe an independent Police Commissioner is … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love some of our politicians – they’re really skilful……… at milking the system.

It’s not widely known  that when the Police Commissioner is appointed he is able to appoint spin doctors or political advisers as Deputy Commissioners. England has only got one Police Commissioner so far, good old Boris Johnson Mayor of London.  … Continue reading

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What if Lincolnshire Police were to be abolished?

Looking into a possible future; just what would happen if Lincolnshire police were abolished? This is not fanciful as fears have been raised that Lincolnshire could lose its own police force due to the economic downturn.  Just because I want … Continue reading

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Theresa May drops another clanger.

Theresa May our illustrious Home Secretary has dropped yet another clanger but this time she can’t blame her officials in the beleaguered Home Office. In a recent article in the Telegraph she praised Boris Johnson saying he was an example … Continue reading

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Teresa May says one thing and does………….

As recently as 14th June of this year, in her article in the Telegraph, Theresa May is on record as saying “We hope more independent candidates will come forward” for the post of Police Commissioner. And yet whilst declaring this … Continue reading

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