Pcc Elections

'Reapply For My Job? No Thanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A long-serving chief constable has dramatically quit on the day the newly elected Police Commissioner was sworn - after being told he must apply for h...

Four Reasons Why Ukip Still Don't Matter, and Why It Would Be Dangerous if They Did

Alan Wager | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Politics
Alan Wager

Without Farage, Ukip's campaign would be weaker, and its message would fundamentally have to shift to encompass more thoroughly the views of its membership.

Turnout - How Low Can You Go?

Katie Ghose | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Politics
Katie Ghose

It is now clear that the PCC elections are on track for the lowest turnout in British history. Yesterday many polling stations stood empty. And when we say, 'stood empty' that is - in few cases - the literal truth.

Electoral Commission To Look Into Poor PCC Turnout

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

An in-depth investigation into dire voter turnout at the polls for police and crime commissioners is being launched by an elections watchdog. The E...

Tory MP: 'I Regret Voting For Police And Crime Commissioners'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

As low turnouts continue to be recorded across the country, Conservative MP Conor Burns has said that he believes the Tory Party will "regret" creatin...

Newport Polling Station Takes NO PCC Votes

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections have drawn shockingly low turnouts across the country and in some extreme cases, polling stations failed t...

A Landslide For Apathy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

Labour have described the the police and crime commissioner elections as having descended in to a shambles, with turnout was expected to be as low as ...

How Could the PCC elections Have Been Better Run?

Toby James | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Politics
Toby James

The bottom line seems to be that the election could have been improved if more was spent on running it. Understandably, the government will be keen to keep costs down. Primarily, they will be concerned about arguments from the Labour Party that the money spent on the election could have been spent on more police officers.