Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate

Gwent - Louise Brown

My name is Dr Louise Brown and I am the Welsh Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent. I have the necessary skills to be an effective PCC.  With a strong background in policing, law and public service, having been a Councillor, Solicitor and Police Advisor, I will bring experience to the role. I have a doctorate in Police Training from the University of Wales, Cardiff. I have been a member of the Cheshire police and crime panel, Borough Councillor and Deputy Cabinet Member.  

Dorset - Andrew Graham

My name is Andrew Graham and I have dedicated my life to ensuring the security of our country. With my experience and commitment to keeping people safe, I believe that I will be an effective Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset. Dorset needs someone who understands and appreciates the effect of crime on communities, and having been burgled I understand the sense of intrusion, hurt and insecurity crime leaves behind.

Leicestershire - Neil Bannister

My name is Neil and I have lived in Leicestershire for almost 24 years.I have a strong knowledge and experience in the criminal justice system. I joined the Crown Prosecution Service as a Senior Crown Prosecutor after nine years as a solicitor in private practice where I represented a large number of clients in both the civil and criminal courts.

West Midlands - Les Jones

The West Midlands deserves a hard working Police and Crime Commissioner who will always put residents first. People should be confident he is listening to their concerns and will make sure that the priorities of the police reflect that.If elected, I'll work with Government and local communities to do that.

Derbyshire - Richard Bright

My name is Richard and I live and work on a small sheep farm in the Derbyshire Dales with my partner of 15 years and 2 children, who are 9 and 11.I have been involved in community and voluntary work since the age of 14, when I became a Young Leader in the Scouting Association and am now an Assistant Scout Leader at Ashbourne Scouts. 

North Wales - Matt Wright

The Police and Crime Commissioner elections are not about appointing another policeman to oversee the police - we already have a Chief Constable and excellent senior police officers. These elections are more than that. It is about electing a public representative to champion public priorities for policing, spend your money wisely and keep our community safer and more secure.

Nottinghamshire - Tony Harper

My name is Tony and I am a recently retired senior police officer. I was born and bred in Nottinghamshire, living close to where I was brought up, and I have dedicated 36 years of my life to policing. My enthusiasm and passion to provide effective policing by listening and understanding the views and expectations of our residents is why I want to be your next Police and Crime Commissioner.

South Yorkshire - Ian Walker

 My name is Ian and I was born and bred in Sheffield. I am married with four children, so as you can imagine I am very familiar with local schools and hospitals!I have always tried to give something back to the community by being: 

Gloucestershire - Will Windsor-Clive

I am a 55 year old family man living in Redmarley, with my wife and three children, born and brought up on the farm that I run. As a farmer I enjoy the benefits of rural life as well as looking after my numerous pets and horses.

Cleveland - Matthew Vickers

I've lived in the area all my life - I was born in North Tees Hospital, attended the local school, Newtown & Grangefield, and graduated from Teesside University. After completing my degree in Business Management I worked in retail management for companies including Woolworths, Big W & Home Bargains. This meant that I was involved in many of the high streets and retail parks throughout the area, and gave me an invaluable insight into the makeup and environment of the local area.