Tag Archives: Police commissioners

Cooper on coppers

Simple yet effective destruction of elected police chiefs by Yvette Cooper. But will Labour commit to repealing this Bill or will the leadership fret about it’s popularity?

How should Labour campaign in elections for police commissioners?

While the leadership is considering the refounding (or possibly confounding) of democracy in the party, the Conservatives are busy creating more elections. If they can hold the coalition together long enough to get the legislation through, Britain will be electing Police Commissioners for the first time this spring. As a thoroughly illiberal idea – a [...]