Crimestoppers chief to run for police commissioner

Daily Echo: Simon Hayes Simon Hayes

THE CHAIRMAN of Hampshire Crimestoppers is to join the race to become the county’s new police commissioner, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Simon Hayes plans to officially launch his campaign in the next week, becoming the first independent candidate for the £85,000-a-year job.

The 53-year-old is a former Conservative councillor, having served on the county council and led New Forest District Council.

But he insisted he was now “free of political constraints” and no longer a member of the Tory party, having last served as a councillor in 2005.

He said: “My elected political days are behind me now. Life has moved on.

“I have seen what it’s like, and the pressure that is put on political candidates – and I feel liberated by being able to stand as an independent.”

However, he admitted: “I just wait for the backlash from people who have known me politically.”

Mr Hayes, who lives in Bishop’s Waltham, is also a former chairman of Hampshire Police Authority, the organisation that is being replaced by the new role of Police and Crime Commissioner, and is a director of the Perham Trust, which works with ex-offenders.

Despite his party political past, he plans to stand against the “politicisation” of the police, hoping his experience in criminal justice matters will win him votes. He said it was inevitable that candidates representing one of the major parties would be influenced by national politics , saying this was “distasteful”.

He added: “I am sure that all of us feel very strongly about the possibility of political interference in policing.”

Mr Hayes joins Conservative candidate and former MP Michael Mates and Labour nomination Jacqui Rayment, a Southampton councillor and until recently the chairman of Hampshire Police Authority, both pictured below. The Lib Dems are also planning to put someone forward.

Yesterday independent candidates from across the country complained they were being frozen out by the rules governing the November 15 elections.

Unlike in parliamentary elections, every candidate has not been allowed one free mail shot, with ministers saying this would be too expensive. A letter was presented to Downing Street saying this was “perverse and undemocratic”.

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9:43am Thu 16 Aug 12

Independent Thought says...

At last, an 'independent' candiate comes forward for this farcial waste of money restructure. Will get my vote if he can demonstrate his independence to us voters.

My fear though is that the Conservative party machine will wheel out great numbers of the 'blue rinse brigade' to vote for this sham and we'll end up with Michael Mates a 78 (yes Seventy Eight) year old former Conservative MP as our PCC. I'm sure the £85k plus per year salary will enhance his state pension nicely!!!
At last, an 'independent' candiate comes forward for this farcial waste of money restructure. Will get my vote if he can demonstrate his independence to us voters. My fear though is that the Conservative party machine will wheel out great numbers of the 'blue rinse brigade' to vote for this sham and we'll end up with Michael Mates a 78 (yes Seventy Eight) year old former Conservative MP as our PCC. I'm sure the £85k plus per year salary will enhance his state pension nicely!!! Independent Thought
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9:52am Thu 16 Aug 12

freefinker says...

.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist? freefinker
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10:07am Thu 16 Aug 12

hulla baloo says...

freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
[quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above'' hulla baloo
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10:36am Thu 16 Aug 12

freefinker says...

hulla baloo wrote:
freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.
[quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''[/p][/quote]Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada. freefinker
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3:05pm Thu 16 Aug 12

Georgem says...

freefinker wrote:
hulla baloo wrote:
freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.
Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?
[quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''[/p][/quote]Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.[/p][/quote]Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself? Georgem
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3:38pm Thu 16 Aug 12

freefinker says...

Georgem wrote:
freefinker wrote:
hulla baloo wrote:
freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.
Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?
.. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate?

Surly not?

southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue.

How could you doubt him? .
[quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''[/p][/quote]Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.[/p][/quote]Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?[/p][/quote].. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate? Surly not? southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue. How could you doubt him? . freefinker
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8:06pm Thu 16 Aug 12

Paramjit Bahia says...

freefinker wrote:
Georgem wrote:
freefinker wrote:
hulla baloo wrote:
freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.
Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?
.. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate?

Surly not?

southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue.

How could you doubt him? .
Hi,

On same unconnected with PCC election (on which I agree that an independent candidate is good news, but doubt if he can win?) I contacted office of President of SGPC; the highest democratically elected body of Sikhs in Amritsar.

On 8 August I received following email. This should be sufficient to put an end to confusion on this subject.

It has been copied and pasted, apart from top bit which was form of address/greeting in Punjabi as per Sikh tradition.

Apropos your email dated Aug, 6,2012, Please be informed that 'Sikh
Rehat Maryada' is not at all named after any person whatsoever. You
please send your complete mailing address enabling us to have a copy
of the same in English despached to you, wherein you would find how it
came into being.

(Note: You can also read/download it from our website www.sgpc.net)

Thanking you..
Yours Sincerely,

(Joginder Singh)
OSD to President, SGPC.
[quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''[/p][/quote]Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.[/p][/quote]Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?[/p][/quote].. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate? Surly not? southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue. How could you doubt him? .[/p][/quote]Hi, On same unconnected with PCC election (on which I agree that an independent candidate is good news, but doubt if he can win?) I contacted office of President of SGPC; the highest democratically elected body of Sikhs in Amritsar. On 8 August I received following email. This should be sufficient to put an end to confusion on this subject. It has been copied and pasted, apart from top bit which was form of address/greeting in Punjabi as per Sikh tradition. Apropos your email dated Aug, 6,2012, Please be informed that 'Sikh Rehat Maryada' is not at all named after any person whatsoever. You please send your complete mailing address enabling us to have a copy of the same in English despached to you, wherein you would find how it came into being. (Note: You can also read/download it from our website www.sgpc.net) Thanking you.. Yours Sincerely, (Joginder Singh) OSD to President, SGPC. Paramjit Bahia
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8:12pm Thu 16 Aug 12

clausentum says...

Silence is Golden.
Silence is Golden. clausentum
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9:02pm Thu 16 Aug 12

freefinker says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
freefinker wrote:
Georgem wrote:
freefinker wrote:
hulla baloo wrote:
freefinker wrote:
.. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote.
Political choices are: -
Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir.
Labour - a useless waste of space.
LibDem - do they still exist?
Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''
Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.
Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?
.. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate?

Surly not?

southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue.

How could you doubt him? .
Hi,

On same unconnected with PCC election (on which I agree that an independent candidate is good news, but doubt if he can win?) I contacted office of President of SGPC; the highest democratically elected body of Sikhs in Amritsar.

On 8 August I received following email. This should be sufficient to put an end to confusion on this subject.

It has been copied and pasted, apart from top bit which was form of address/greeting in Punjabi as per Sikh tradition.

Apropos your email dated Aug, 6,2012, Please be informed that 'Sikh
Rehat Maryada' is not at all named after any person whatsoever. You
please send your complete mailing address enabling us to have a copy
of the same in English despached to you, wherein you would find how it
came into being.

(Note: You can also read/download it from our website www.sgpc.net)

Thanking you..
Yours Sincerely,

(Joginder Singh)
OSD to President, SGPC.
.. thanks for that Paramjit, but as Georgem and I have been saying since the outset; yes, we know that.

It's only southy who has concocted lie after lie so he doesn’t have to admit he made a rather trivial error.

I for one will continue to air this issue in ironic, satirical and any other humorous form that seems appropriate at the time.

Paramjit, southy’s biggest lie was this: -
southy, 5:26pm Sat 8 Jan 11. says, “and has admitting when i am wrong i am one of the only few people on here that will do that”
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Georgem[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]freefinker[/bold] wrote: .. at least we now have someone worthy of a vote. Political choices are: - Tory - a great friend of Asil Nadir. Labour - a useless waste of space. LibDem - do they still exist?[/p][/quote]Dont forget Southy will have a recommendation, and to quote from Richard Pryor film (Brewsters Millions) ''none of the above''[/p][/quote]Surely, southy will be going for his old mate, the only Sikh language speaker in the whole world, the one and only infamous Rahit Maryada.[/p][/quote]Is that the guy who wrote the notorious Rahit Maryada, but wanted to remain anonymous, so he made sure no reference to the fact that he wrote it existed anywhere in the world? Then, to really throw us all off the scent, he cunningly named the document after himself?[/p][/quote].. are you trying to tell me Rahit Maryada is a document as well as southy's best mate? Surly not? southy has fully investigated this matter, is fully conversant with all the Sikh language documents and is now THE authoritative worldwide expert on this issue. How could you doubt him? .[/p][/quote]Hi, On same unconnected with PCC election (on which I agree that an independent candidate is good news, but doubt if he can win?) I contacted office of President of SGPC; the highest democratically elected body of Sikhs in Amritsar. On 8 August I received following email. This should be sufficient to put an end to confusion on this subject. It has been copied and pasted, apart from top bit which was form of address/greeting in Punjabi as per Sikh tradition. Apropos your email dated Aug, 6,2012, Please be informed that 'Sikh Rehat Maryada' is not at all named after any person whatsoever. You please send your complete mailing address enabling us to have a copy of the same in English despached to you, wherein you would find how it came into being. (Note: You can also read/download it from our website www.sgpc.net) Thanking you.. Yours Sincerely, (Joginder Singh) OSD to President, SGPC.[/p][/quote].. thanks for that Paramjit, but as Georgem and I have been saying since the outset; yes, we know that. It's only southy who has concocted lie after lie so he doesn’t have to admit he made a rather trivial error. I for one will continue to air this issue in ironic, satirical and any other humorous form that seems appropriate at the time. Paramjit, southy’s biggest lie was this: - southy, 5:26pm Sat 8 Jan 11. says, “and has admitting when i am wrong i am one of the only few people on here that will do that” freefinker
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9:09pm Thu 16 Aug 12

clausentum says...

"Paramjit, southy’s biggest lie was this: -
southy, 5:26pm Sat 8 Jan 11. says, “and has admitting when i am wrong i am one of the only few people on here that will do that”

A Gem.

Priceless.

A Cameo.

A window into the dishonest Soul of the Whopper-Maker.

You couldn't make up this stuff.

Well, you nor I couldn't, but, the Arch Fibber could.

Stick with the satire. It is both entertaining and wholly justified in shining a bright light on that which needs illumination. ;-)
"Paramjit, southy’s biggest lie was this: - southy, 5:26pm Sat 8 Jan 11. says, “and has admitting when i am wrong i am one of the only few people on here that will do that” A Gem. Priceless. A Cameo. A window into the dishonest Soul of the Whopper-Maker. You couldn't make up this stuff. Well, you nor I couldn't, but, the Arch Fibber could. Stick with the satire. It is both entertaining and wholly justified in shining a bright light on that which needs illumination. ;-) clausentum
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8:02am Fri 17 Aug 12

Bartat says...

The above comments show just how much interest there is (NOT!) in the forthcoming P&CC election.
The above comments show just how much interest there is (NOT!) in the forthcoming P&CC election. Bartat
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5:53am Sat 25 Aug 12

Ken Little says...

Sam Topofthecops and Douglas Carswell blog, and one other web page.
Everyone seems to be focused either on the fact that the post of PCC carries an allowance of about £85k, or that it is all about keeping politicians noses in this new created trough as most PCC prospective candidates are throughout the UK either Conservative, Labour, or Liberal (all politicians).
But nobody is talking about the feeding frenzy that is going on behind the scenes in particular what I know about what is happening in Kent.
Mr Hill is now acting chair of the Kent Police Authority since Ann Barnes resigned as chair and KPA member. Mr Hill is also chair of the “new” -; Shadow Kent and Medway Police Crime Panel.
We know for a fact Mrs Barnes opposed PCC’s, I have asked Mr Hill what his position (no reply as yet).
I pointed out to Mr Hill that his “twin hat” job chair of KPA and Chair of KSMPCP may have a conflict of interest (now re his position about PCC and other matters) made worse if Mr Hill remains as chair once the KSMPCP becomes the MPCP in November {as he was deputy chair of KPA, now chair} Mr Hill would have been privy to all contracts signed {some suspended until after the PCC election} by the Chief Constable and the then chair Ann Barnes.
Why is it worse? If Mrs Barnes won the PCC election it makes the whole process and matters for accountability worse for the tax payer, as the new PCC (Ann Barnes) and the Chair of the MPCP and the Chief Constable are all and continue to be “bed partners” that is to say-; been there-agreed that-back to the status quo before this PCC election nonsense as Mr Barnes called it.
Whilst we remain on the topic of politicians and the feeding frenzy did you know that the post of KSMPCP now and when it becomes the MPCP has an allowance for each member of £53,330 plus an additional £920 expenses?
Of course all 14 members are Councillors, they will still take their allowances from the tax payer as a Councillor that figure can vary but the minimum is £9k up to £30k and beyond.
Mr Hill in the interim will take two allowances £30k as KPA chair, and £53,330 as chair of KSMPCP, the KSMPCP is underwritten by the Government for one year If after that the Government no longer funds it the cost of the “members” will be paid for by the Council (14) just when we thought we were reducing the members (KPA) we now are increasing them (MPCP), and they keep telling us “we” have no money Councillors that is…well they have money for themselves it appears the disabled, the unemployed, and the vulnerable can all go to… well anywhere as long as it does not affect the Councillors or MPCP.
Fact is the task of the MPCP is to simply “review” what the PCC is doing…but in the case of Mrs Barnes winning the PCC election we know what she has been doing and done from her past history of running the KPA, so it begs the question why does it take 14 with another 2 independents, and potentially another 4 persons (maximum 20) on the MPCP to “review” all this?
Mr Mackinlay is another PCC prospective for Kent (conservative) he still remains a KPA member and colleague of Mr Hill (no doubt) so it is no better there if he wins.
I think being a KSMPCP member would have been a better option for me then being a prospective PCC candidate (but that was a closed shop vote to become a member) so I will have to run as a Councillor then sit on the MPCP later as it only needs my attendance 4 times a year, much better than the perceived part time post as a PCC, and potential run in with the C C who really is the power source no matter what all these MPCP members scrutinise or the PCC says.
I have asked KCC to supply me with an application to be one of 2 Independents to sit on the MPCP I wonder if that will get lost like my KPA application 2 years ago although Mrs Barnes has moved to greener pastures but she may be back as a MPCP member later, or a APCC member again, (another watch dog for PCC) watch this space, is Mrs Barnes loses the PCC election.
Mr Ken Little remaining a prospective PCC candidate for Kent.
Sam Topofthecops and Douglas Carswell blog, and one other web page. Everyone seems to be focused either on the fact that the post of PCC carries an allowance of about £85k, or that it is all about keeping politicians noses in this new created trough as most PCC prospective candidates are throughout the UK either Conservative, Labour, or Liberal (all politicians). But nobody is talking about the feeding frenzy that is going on behind the scenes in particular what I know about what is happening in Kent. Mr Hill is now acting chair of the Kent Police Authority since Ann Barnes resigned as chair and KPA member. Mr Hill is also chair of the “new” -; Shadow Kent and Medway Police Crime Panel. We know for a fact Mrs Barnes opposed PCC’s, I have asked Mr Hill what his position (no reply as yet). I pointed out to Mr Hill that his “twin hat” job chair of KPA and Chair of KSMPCP may have a conflict of interest (now re his position about PCC and other matters) made worse if Mr Hill remains as chair once the KSMPCP becomes the MPCP in November {as he was deputy chair of KPA, now chair} Mr Hill would have been privy to all contracts signed {some suspended until after the PCC election} by the Chief Constable and the then chair Ann Barnes. Why is it worse? If Mrs Barnes won the PCC election it makes the whole process and matters for accountability worse for the tax payer, as the new PCC (Ann Barnes) and the Chair of the MPCP and the Chief Constable are all and continue to be “bed partners” that is to say-; been there-agreed that-back to the status quo before this PCC election nonsense as Mr Barnes called it. Whilst we remain on the topic of politicians and the feeding frenzy did you know that the post of KSMPCP now and when it becomes the MPCP has an allowance for each member of £53,330 plus an additional £920 expenses? Of course all 14 members are Councillors, they will still take their allowances from the tax payer as a Councillor that figure can vary but the minimum is £9k up to £30k and beyond. Mr Hill in the interim will take two allowances £30k as KPA chair, and £53,330 as chair of KSMPCP, the KSMPCP is underwritten by the Government for one year If after that the Government no longer funds it the cost of the “members” will be paid for by the Council (14) just when we thought we were reducing the members (KPA) we now are increasing them (MPCP), and they keep telling us “we” have no money Councillors that is…well they have money for themselves it appears the disabled, the unemployed, and the vulnerable can all go to… well anywhere as long as it does not affect the Councillors or MPCP. Fact is the task of the MPCP is to simply “review” what the PCC is doing…but in the case of Mrs Barnes winning the PCC election we know what she has been doing and done from her past history of running the KPA, so it begs the question why does it take 14 with another 2 independents, and potentially another 4 persons (maximum 20) on the MPCP to “review” all this? Mr Mackinlay is another PCC prospective for Kent (conservative) he still remains a KPA member and colleague of Mr Hill (no doubt) so it is no better there if he wins. I think being a KSMPCP member would have been a better option for me then being a prospective PCC candidate (but that was a closed shop vote to become a member) so I will have to run as a Councillor then sit on the MPCP later as it only needs my attendance 4 times a year, much better than the perceived part time post as a PCC, and potential run in with the C C who really is the power source no matter what all these MPCP members scrutinise or the PCC says. I have asked KCC to supply me with an application to be one of 2 Independents to sit on the MPCP I wonder if that will get lost like my KPA application 2 years ago although Mrs Barnes has moved to greener pastures but she may be back as a MPCP member later, or a APCC member again, (another watch dog for PCC) watch this space, is Mrs Barnes loses the PCC election. Mr Ken Little remaining a prospective PCC candidate for Kent. Ken Little
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