After quitting the Conservatives in disgust, outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Tony Hogg, has today claimed that the Conservative Party and its MPs do not understand the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner and that Home Secretary Theresa May’s claims that the only safe PCC was a Conservative one were “absurd”.
The Home Secretary is actively campaigning to erode the independence of the British Police, claims former Devon and Cornwall police chief Bob Spencer.
Mr Spencer, who is standing as an independent candidate in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections, has slammed Theresa May for her plans, which he claims will mean the loss of more police stations and more officers on the beat....
Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner is ring fencing up to £250,000 for the Chief Constable to make immediate improvements to the 101 non emergency phone line.
The commitment comes as Tony Hogg publishes phase two of his office’s ongoing review into the 101 service, a report which also assesses the force’s progress against the initial findings from a year ago.
Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg has welcomed calls for an independent panel to advise the Government on future proposals for police funding.
A report published by the Home Affairs Select Committee says accounting firms, financial experts and the College of Policing should be appointed to assist the Home Office in formulating revised proposals.
Tony Hogg’s campaign for Fair Funding for Devon and Cornwall Police - the largest ever engagement exercise by a police and crime commissioner – culminated yesterday (Tuesday 15 September) when he handed in an 8,568 signature petition to 10 Downing Street.
The petition, which asks the Government to consider the unique challenges faced by Devon and Cornwall – geographically the largest...
As David Cameron and his family take their annual family holiday in Cornwall, Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg has written to the Prime Minister asking him to ensure fair funding for Devon and Cornwall Police.
Mr Hogg’s office further reveals the shocking effects of the Government’s proposed police funding formula. His letter highlights the unfairness of the Government’s plan...