The editor of Birmingham’s biggest newspaper has complained to home secretary Theresa May after one of his reporters was banned from putting questions to the region’s police and crime commissioner.
Shaun Wright, the police and crime commissioner linked to a child abuse scandal through his previous role as executive member for children services on Rotherham Council, has finally resigned. The final straw looks to have been a vote of no confidence passed by his regional police and crime panel last week, along with an endorsement of proposals for […]
After office workers were arrested for allegedly leaking chauffeur expenses of a Tory police commissioner, his office have now admitted that the detentions followed a complaint from his office: Cumbria police confirm their investigation into Richard Rhodes’ £700 chauffeur bill followed a complaint by someone in Rhodes’ office. — Helen Pidd (@helenpidd) April 18, 2013 […]
Tory PPC clocked up £700 in bills for trips in Mercedes Richard Rhodes spent £385 on evening trip to THE PUB Two staff now arrested for exposing his expenses A police and crime commissioner has ‘had two members of staff arrested’ for allegedly leaking embarrassing details of taxpayer-funded trips in a chauffeur driven Mercedes. Tory Richard Rhodes, PCC for […]
Tory owner of drain company is deputy commissioner Taxpayer to shell out £175,000 for no police experience Appointment part of growing ‘jobs for the boys’ culture The Tory PCC for Humberside has employed a local councillor with no police experience as his £45,000 per-year deputy commissioner. Matthew Grove gave his ‘best mate’ Paul Robinson to […]