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Police and Crime Commissioner election - what the losers had to say

Swindon Advertiser: Independent Police and Crime Commissioner candidate Liam Silcocks

5:50pm Friday 16th November 2012

THE unsuccessful candidates share their views on election defeat.

County’s first police commissioner vows to serve the people

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson, chairman of the Community Foundation for Wiltshire and Swindon

5:30pm Friday 16th November 2012

CONSERVATIVE Angus Macpherson was announced as Wiltshire’s first ever police and crime commissioner after securing a clear-cut election victory over five other candidates.

Close working relationship between Chief Constable and Crime Commissioner is vital

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire Chief Constable Pat Geenty

12:24pm Friday 16th November 2012

WILTSHIRE Police Chief Constable Patrick Geenty said a close working relationship between himself and the newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner was important.

Chief Constable congratulates the new police and crime commissioner

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire Chief Constable Pat Geenty

9:20am Friday 16th November 2012

THE Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police has congratulated the county's newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner.

Polling stations are quiet as police election is held

Swindon Advertiser: Sharon Squires at Blunsdon Community Centre

8:00am Friday 16th November 2012

VOTERS went to the polls yesterday to help choose Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner – but turn-out in the historic county-wide election was expected to be low.

Conservative Angus Macpherson elected as Wiltshire's first police and crime commissioner

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson, the Conservative candidate for Wiltshire and Swindon's police and crime commissioner

5:04am Friday 16th November 2012

CONSERVATIVE Angus Macpherson has been elected this morning as Wiltshire's first police and crime commissioner.

ELECTION: Counting of second preference votes gets underway in the PCC election

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson

3:41am Friday 16th November 2012

TWO candidates are going head to head in Wiltshire's police and crime commissioner election as the second and final round of vote counting gets underway

ELECTION: Conservative PCC candidate is top in first voting round in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson, the Conservative candidate for Wiltshire and Swindon's police and crime commissioner

1:52am Friday 16th November 2012

ANGUS Macpherson, the Conservative candidate in the Wiltshire police and crime commissioner election, has secured the most first preference votes in the Swindon area.

Election: Polls close in police and crime commissioner and by-election

Swindon Advertiser: Election: Polls close in police and crime commissioner and by-election

10:28pm Thursday 15th November 2012

THE polling stations have now closed in the Wiltshire police and crime commissioner and Blunsdon and Highworth by-election.

All eyes will be on voters as Wiltshire is first to vote for Police Crime Commisioner

Swindon Advertiser: Vital role Special Constables Dan Laurie and Jay Bundhoo take part in a police operation in Abbey Meads and Penhill to catch people riding motorbikes on the footpaths

9:00am Wednesday 14th November 2012

THE nation’s media will descend on Swindon tomorrow to witness history in the making as Wiltshire becomes the first force in the UK to announce its new police and crime commissioner.

POLICE COMMISSIONER VOTE: Independent wants to weed out rogue officers

Swindon Advertiser: Independent Police and Crime Commissioner candidate Liam Silcocks

9:00am Thursday 8th November 2012

LIAM Silcocks, an independent candidate to be Wiltshire’s police and crime commissioner, says he aims to rebuild the relationship between officers and residents by setting up a Hillsborough-style inquiry to look into alleged wrongdoings at the force.

Lib Dem sets out policing plans

1:05pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

PAUL Batchelor, the Lib Dem candidate for Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner, is promising to target anti-social behaviour and drug crime, if he is elected on November 15.

Police hopefuls differ over extra cops cash

9:20am Thursday 1st November 2012

A DISPUTE has arisen over how many extra police officers – if any – can be funded by Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner in their first four-year term following the election on November 15.

Police election awareness event planned

1:07pm Thursday 1st November 2012

AN awareness session for the police and crime commissioner elections is to be held at the offices of Voluntary Action Swindon, at 1 John Street, tomorrow.

Last chance to have your vote

10:03am Wednesday 31st October 2012

TODAY is the deadline for electors interested in voting in two elections.

Pledges call by ‘Mr Clean’

2:43pm Wednesday 31st October 2012

ANGUS Macpherson, the Conservative candidate in Wiltshire’s police and crime commissioner election, has signed a pledge to conduct a fair campaign.

Police candidates share their vision

Swindon Advertiser: Clare Moody, the Labour hopeful

7:10pm Tuesday 30th October 2012

SIX candidates are canvassing to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner as interest builds ahead of the county-wide poll on November 15.

Devizes dog bit me, says police election candidate

Swindon Advertiser: Colin Skelton is standing for election as Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner

9:30am Thursday 25th October 2012

A special constable who wants to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner shopped an elderly dog owner to the force when her Jack Russell bit him while he was out delivering election leaflets.

UKIP Crime commissioner candidate aims to have mmore police

Swindon Advertiser: John Short is an independent candidate for the police and crime commisioners’ election

8:00pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

JOHN SHORT, the UKIP candidate for Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner, is promising to increase the number of warranted officers by 150 and double the number of special constables if he is elected next month.

Trowbridge man stands in Police Commissioner elections

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Silcocks is standing as an independent

3:16pm Tuesday 16th October 2012

West Ashton man Liam Silcocks has put himself forward as an Independent candidate in next month’s Police Commissioner elections, standing on a platform of increased police accountability.  

More police mean less crime, says candidate for top police role

Swindon Advertiser: Police and crime commissioner candidate Colin Skelton

10:00pm Tuesday 16th October 2012

COLIN Skelton, an independent candidate to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner, is pledging to put 300 more officers on the streets and cut crime by 20 per cent in his first term if he is elected next month.

Nominations start for police commissioner

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson, the Conservative candidate for Wiltshire and Swindon's police and crime commissioner

5:40pm Tuesday 9th October 2012

THE battle to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner is officially under way after the nomination period for candidates opened this week – and two independent hopefuls were announced.

Independent vows to recruit 300 more officers if elected as police commissioner

5:00pm Friday 28th September 2012

A former counter terrorism expert, standing as an independent candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner of Wiltshire, has vowed to recruit about 300 more officers, if elected.

Candidate supports charity’s work

10:25am Tuesday 11th September 2012

ANGUS Macpherson, who is running as the Conservative nominee for the position of Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire, has become the first candidate to commit to Victim Support’s PCC manifesto.

Police chief hopefuls ‘must tackle child exploitation’

10:55am Friday 31st August 2012

CHILD sexual exploitation should be given a high priority by the town’s new police and crime commissioner.

Police chief candidate welcomes impartiality oath

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson

10:34am Monday 20th August 2012

Angus Macpherson Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Swindon and Wiltshire, haswelcomed the new oath of impartiality which PCCs will swear when they are elected to office.

Police commissioner hopeful ready to quit as magistrate

7:00am Tuesday 14th August 2012

ANGUS Macpherson, the Conservative candidate to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner, will have to quit as a magistrate if elected to the post – following a surprise edict from a judge.

Conservative Party names candidate for police commissioner post

10:00am Friday 10th August 2012

The race to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner is hotting up as the Conservative Party has named Angus Macpherson as its candidate for the November election.

Tories choose candidate for Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner

Swindon Advertiser: Angus Macpherson

6:00pm Tuesday 31st July 2012

THE race to be Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner is hotting up as the Conservative Party has named Angus Macpherson as its candidate for the November election.

Have your say on Wiltshire's policing strategy

10:15am Monday 25th June 2012

Residents in Wiltshire and Swindon are being offered the chance to have a say on the shaping of future crime policy.

Union boss throws hat in ring for police post

Swindon Advertiser: Clare Moody

4:00pm Friday 1st June 2012

THE first candidate has come forward to be Wiltshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner.

Website reveals all about new police role

9:38am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

A NEW information site about the election of the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire has been launched.

Labour names Unite boss for police commissioner post

Swindon Advertiser: Clare Moody

7:00am Monday 14th May 2012

THE FIRST candidate has been announced ahead of the election for Wiltshire’s first police and crime commissioner in November.






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