Philip Seccombe, Conservative PCC candidate for Warwickshire has welcomed today’s announcement by the Home Office that Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England will be able to take responsibility for their local fire and rescue service.
Conservative Candidate for Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Seccombe, has welcomed news that crime has fallen by more than a quarter since 2010, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales.
A Dudley Councillor has been picked by the Conservative Party as their candidate for West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner. Party activists in the region gave the nod to Les Jones, 60, following a special meeting at the Knowle Royal Britsh Legion Club in Solihull.
Discussions have taken place at Downing Street about tackling crime and improving policing throughout Warwickshire. It follows a meeting arranged by Philip Seccombe, Conservative candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, and Prime Minister David Cameron at No 10.
The West Midlands-based National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) is to participate in the current review into gun laws across Europe. Experts will give evidence to the EU rapporteur who is currently examining and amending proposed legislation announced in the aftermath of the Paris attacks in November.