Pcc elections are coming up but official candidate information is not available till the 26 th oct, though the election is in mid November. A couple of independent candidates have already dropped out.
Thames Valley Police region includes Berks, Oxfordshie and Buckinghamshire. The won't be a Green candidate, we think having this election is a poor idea. Waste of money and a distraction during the current crisis.
-Professor John Howson, in Education, Magistrate and member of the Magistrates' Association is the Liberal Democrat Candidate.
-Brigadier Anthony Stansfeld, former Chief of Staff Intelligence in the Far East. Conservative
- @TimLabour Barrister Tim Starkey Labour an ex LD who lives in Chalfont St Giles
@waddesdonbaz ukip Barry Cooper born Zimbabwe but he still calls it Rhodesia.
- Independent. A project manager Patience Tayo Awe, a trustee with Reading Volunteer Action
Only found two on twitter and neither have used the designated hashtag yet.
The hashtag #MyPCC is being promoted off the back of graphic adverts depicting drug dealers and abusive yobs. A spokesman for the Home Office said it was the first time a government department had promoted the use of a hashtag to create debate.
Mr Stansfeld said: “I will not be political whatsoever when I get in. Whenever you are dealing with huge sums of money that is always going to be a political issue.” LOL.
Ms Tayo Awe claimed people had become “disillusioned by politicians”.
A little bit late in the day but you can see what one independant says here
( update2 @PatienceAwe , http://www.patienceawe.co.uk/. )
Update, found some twitter accounts,
Barry using #MyPCC on this other account, Tony is using #PCC. #omnishambles
At the last minute a New independent candidate has declared for Thames Valley - Geoff Howard, a Slough Borough councillor for 13 years, now estate agent. He has been Lab, Tory and Ukip before becomming Independent!
And Independent candidate Gurcham Singh no longer seems to be standing.
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