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 […]