People

Durham - Peter Cuthbertson

My name is Peter and I was born in Darlington and went to local state schools. Over the last 32 years I have lived in Mowden, in Faverdale and just off Hummersknott Avenue.I now work as a healthcare consultant, supporting mainly small businesses and manufacturers of medical technology. I previously worked in a local newsagent, Darlington railway station and the Newton Aycliffe Royal Mail sorting office.

Northamptonshire - Stephen Mold

I am a local businessman and father of three who runs an international mother and baby company in Northamptonshire. In my spare time I work with a Grandparents charity which focuses on the importance of grandparents in a child’s upbringing.

West Mercia - John-Paul Campion

My name is John and if elected as West Mercia's Police & Crime Commissioner I will work tirelessly to represent the hopes, aspirations and values of all the communities of our diverse force area. The force area has many different communities being policed by consent by one single police service.  I have the respect of those values and diversity to ensure it has prominence in West Mercia’s policies.

Kent - Matthew Scott

I am 31 and I live in Swanley in Kent.As someone who currently works in Parliament, I have experience of working with Government departments, the Police, charities and other organisations as well as the grievances of local residents.I have served as a Councillor and School Governor, and ran a Community Centre for three years. Outside of politics, I am a keen musician, having played in covers bands across Kent and the South East for a number of years. I am a cricket and football fan and enjoy real ale.

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.  

West Yorkshire - Allan Doherty

My name is Allan Doherty, I am 54 and I live with my partner, in West Yorkshire. I have dedicated my life to the police force.I was born and raised in Bradford and joined West Yorkshire Police over 35 years ago. For 31 years I served in both uniform and CID roles in Halifax, Leeds and Bradford and was commended on 22 occasions. I also spent time on the force drugs squad and major crime unit conducting operations against major drugs dealers and bank robbers across West Yorkshire.

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.

Avon and Somerset - Mark Weston

My name is Mark and I am the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for the Avon and Somerset Police Force. I am the Leader of the Conservatives on Bristol City Council, where I have been a Councillor for nearly ten years. I live with my family in North Bristol.As a member of the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Panel, I have always been a fan of neighbourhood policing. As a councillor from a ward in which crime has historically been a problem, I know how effective it can be if the police get out of their patrol cars and engage with the community. 

Bedfordshire - Kathryn Holloway

I have lived in Bedfordshire for 18 years in Ampthill, central Bedfordshire, and Ravensden and Renhold in the north of the county.I have spent the last 20 years as a reporter and presenter of news, current affairs and live programmes for services including ITV, Sky News and The Daily and Sunday Express, covering every stage of the justice system from close up.