The PCCs for Suffolk, Dorset, Avon and Somerset, Hertfordshire and Wiltshire strongly back the stance taken by their colleague in Surrey. Other were less emphatic.
Posts Tagged: Dorset
Free laptops for EU conferences. Town Hall Pravdas. Plus a “Brewery and Visitor Centre” on the Isle of Wight.
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Wiltshire have cut off funding. Some Labour councils have also pulled out.
There are very, very few shows where you can see life here on your screens, or hear our accents.
Operational independence is nothing to do with electing an independent candidate as a PCC.
A single unitary model has worked well in those areas that have adopted it in recent years, including Dorset, Wiltshire, and Buckinghamshire.
Gareth Streeter: An intelligent spending review could halt the Liberal Democrats in their tracks in the South West
More investment in rural transport and digital infrastructure and a voice for our fisherman would make a big difference to local campaigns.
Comparing the data of the best and worst performing forces, we can see the difference made by applying Peelian principles.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
The long-awaited Liberal Democrat revival in their traditional strongholds finally transpired. But the independents also made big gains.
York, Derby High Peak, Gravesham, Amber Valley, and Basildon are among the councils where the Tories face losing power.
This would both save money and provide a better focus on local communities.