Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Marked Register – another advantage for political party PCC candidates?

Whenever you vote at an election someone takes your electoral role number and marks it off on a register before handing you the voting form.  Although I have often wondered what use that information is put too it is only … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commissioners out with the old in with the new (ish)!

Leaving aside all the hype and propaganda there is in my opinion not very much difference between the existing and new arrangements for managing the police. I have compared below the existing Police Authority arrangements with the soon to be … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commissioner elections in Warwickshire – some low turnout predictions.

I have been thinking about the possibility of a low turnout in Novembers Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC) elections and trying understand why Nick Herbert MP & Blair Gibbs seem to be so reluctant to answer questions about this subject. … Continue reading

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Update re Police and Crime Commissioners elections.

I initiated a number of twitter conversations following my previous blog about the PCC elections with people I follow who are either standing as PCC’s, have stood as candidates or who may otherwise be interested in this particular subject. I … Continue reading

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A Blair Gibbs tweet suggests that the Police and Crime Commissioner elections need a boost?

On Monday Blair Gibbs posted the message below on Twitter: Blair Gibbs ‏@Blair_Gibbs With by-elections & Bristol mayor poll also set for 15 Nov, turnout for police elections just got an extra boost #superduperthursday #PCCs Retweeted by Nick King This message followed the resignation … Continue reading

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