PCC ELECTIONS: ‘Danger is we will have two chief constables here’ – Newport MP

South Wales Argus: AFTER ELECTION: Ian Johnston, Gwent’s police and crime commissioner, with his wife Janet (far left) and the chief constable of Gwent Police, Carmel Napier

11:40am Monday 19th November 2012

A NEWPORT MP said there is a danger Gwent will have two chief constables after the election of Ian Johnston, the region’s new police and crime commissioner.

LIVE: PCC elections result - Ian Johnston wins Gwent PCC election

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Ian Johnston, who was today elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent

2:30pm Friday 16th November 2012

FOLLOW the Police and Crime Commissioner elections results with Argus reporter David Deans who is at the velodrome in Newport for the count today. LATEST: 1.58pm Second preference votes in Newport - Ian Johnston 1697 Hamish Sandison 433

PCC ELECTIONS: 'No-one votes' at Newport polling station in Bettws, Newport

South Wales Argus: YOUR VOTE: The public will be asked to vote for their choice of Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday

12:58pm Friday 16th November 2012

NO-ONE voted at a Newport polling station yesterday in elections that have been branded a 'comedy of errors'.

PCC ELECTIONS: All quiet on the election front as voters stay away

South Wales Argus: QUIET DAY: Polling stations were far from busy yesterday

9:41am Friday 16th November 2012

AS Pundits feared the lowest ever turnout for a national vote in yesterday’s police and crime commissioner elections across England and Wales, just 14.3% of voters in  Gwent turned out to vote.

PCC ELECTIONS: Who did you vote for?

10:10pm Thursday 15th November 2012

Which candidate did you vote for in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections?

ARGUS COMMENT: Tough task for PCC election ‘winner’

South Wales Argus: EDITORIAL COMMENT: Any excuse for Post Office sell-off

11:17am Thursday 15th November 2012

TODAY you have the opportunity to vote for Gwent’s first Police and Crime Commissioner.

LIVE: Gwent PCC elections

9:45am Thursday 15th November 2012

FOLLOW the Police and Crime Commissioner elections today with Argus reporters David Deans and Andy Rutherford who are out and about in Gwent today. 

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Police and Crime commissioner elections

South Wales Argus: YOUR VOTE: The public will be asked to vote for their choice of Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday

2:33pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

ELECTORAL doom and gloom has been predicted for the first ever police and crime commissioner election – but a survey has found voters may be more clued up than perhaps thought.

LIVE: Police elections online debate

South Wales Argus: Police elections online debate

10:02am Friday 9th November 2012

WE will be hosting a live online debate between Gwent's four PCC election candidates This afternoon from 2pm.

Follow the Gwent PCC candidates on Twitter

5:00pm Thursday 8th November 2012

FOLLOW the candidates for the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner elections on Twitter.

PCC ELECTIONS: ‘Complaint is pathetic’ - candidate

12:03pm Thursday 8th November 2012

A POLICE and crime commissioner candidate has described an official complaint about his consultancy work as “pathetic”.

POLICE ELECTIONS: Candidate statement - Chris Wright

South Wales Argus: MONEY SAVING IDEA: Police and crime commissioner candidate Chris Wright

12:10pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

Today, we are publishing election statements from the candidates in the upcoming Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner elections. Here, Chris Wright makes his case for election I am a true Independent candidate because to politicise policing is simply wrong.

POLICE ELECTIONS: Candidate statement - Hamish Sandison

South Wales Argus: Hamish Sandison, Labour

12:10pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

 Today, we are publishing election statements from the candidates in the upcoming Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner elections. Here, Hamish Sandison makes his case for election.

POLICE ELECTIONS: Candidate statement - Nick Webb

South Wales Argus: CANDIDATE: Nick Webb

12:10pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

Today, we are publishing election statements from the candidates in the upcoming Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner elections.Here, Nick Webb makes his case for election Having an elected Police Commissioner puts control of this vital public service in the hands of the residents.

POLICE ELECTIONS: Candidate statement - Ian Johnston

12:10pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

Today, we are publishing election statements from the candidates in the upcoming Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner elections. Here, IAN JOHNSTON makes his case for election.

New police boss role 'could be a train crash waiting to happen'

7:50pm Sunday 4th November 2012

THE new police and crime commissioner's role for Gwent could be unworkable and a "train crash waiting to happen" with Gwent's Chief Constable, a hustings meeting for candidates was told.

Gwent police job candidates blast rival’s claims

1:02pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

A WAR of words has broken out among the candidates for the job of Gwent Police and Crime commissioner in just the first few days of campaigning for votes.

Names for Gwent crime commissioner elections confirmed

2:17pm Friday 19th October 2012

FOUR names are in the ring for next month's police and crime commissioner elections - with two independents running against two party candidates.

Gwent Police commissioner candidates battle for public support

South Wales Argus: DEBATE: Police and crime commissioner candidates at the hustings at The Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran last night organised by Victim Support. Candidates from left, Nick Webb, Chris Wright, Ian Johnston and Hamish Sandison with Mandy Wilmot of Victim Support

10:40am Tuesday 9th October 2012

CANDIDATES in the race for the role of Gwent’s Police and Crime Commissioner battled it out at a hustings meeting yesterday.

Police commissioners could lead to ‘postcode lottery’ for policing

South Wales Argus: RETURNED: Pippa Bartolotti

12:20pm Saturday 6th October 2012

THE leader of the Welsh Greens says the police and crime commissioner elections could result in a postcode lottery for policing.

Register now for police election

8:10pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012

GWENT residents need to register now to vote in the first ever Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections this autumn.

Gwent police commissioner candidate wants to move stations into empty shops

South Wales Argus: MONEY SAVING IDEA: Police and crime commissioner candidate Chris Wright

7:00pm Sunday 30th September 2012

A POLICE and crime commissioner candidate for Gwent has proposed closing all police stations and moving staff into empty shops to save money.

Police could face charges if they get involved in elections

South Wales Argus: WARNING OVER ELECTIONS: Deputy chief constable Jeff Farrar made a statement at yesterday’s meeting of Gwent Police Authority over police officers getting involved in forthcoming police and crime commissioner elections

2:10pm Friday 28th September 2012

POLICE officers could face criminal charges if they get involved in this year’s police and crime commissioner elections.

Call for action to boost crime commissioner election turnout

1:10pm Thursday 27th September 2012

A GWENT candidate for the November police and crime commissioner elections has joined others in calling for the home secretary to tackle the low turnout predicted for November.

Conservatives choose Gwent police commissioner candidate

South Wales Argus: CANDIDATE: Nick Webb

6:50am Thursday 20th September 2012

A MAN from Newport has been selected to run as the Conservative candidate for November's police and crime commissioner candidate in Gwent.

COMMENT: Even Tories don’t care about police commissioners

South Wales Argus: EDITORIAL COMMENT: Any excuse for Post Office sell-off

12:40pm Thursday 6th September 2012

IT STRIKES us as a bit peculiar that the government policy to introduce police and crime commissioners seems to have been forgotten by the very people who proposed it.

Tory canididate move hints at low expectations for crime elections

9:44pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

GWENT Tories are to run a paper candidate in the police and crime commissioner elections amid concerns among members that it is an unwinnable fight for the party.

Police commissioner candidate hits out over mail

3:40pm Thursday 16th August 2012

 A MAN hoping to become Gwent’s first police and crime commissioner has hit out at the UK government’s decision not to fund a mail-shot for candidates.

‘Tories don’t want to enter police role race’

3:30pm Friday 10th August 2012

GWENT Tories do not want to enter a candidate for the police and crime commissioner role in the region because they don’t think they can win, according to sources.

THE EDITOR'S CHAIR: Elections for Police Commissioner are pointless

South Wales Argus: ELECTION: Police on patrol – but will the creation of a Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent be of any benefit in the battle against crime

2:52pm Thursday 12th July 2012

HAS there ever been a more pointless set of elections than the ones facing the electorate in November?






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