Opponents slam Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner for appointing deputy – against recommendation

June 10, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Opponents of Lincolnshire’s recently elected Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones have criticised his decision to appoint a new deputy – against the recommendations of an independent police and crime panel. Mr Jones has confirmed the appointment of his fellow Conservative County Councillor Stewart Tweedale as his No.2. The announcement came despite the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel feeling they couldn’t recommend Mr Tweedale for the post. Panel members held a hearing with Mr Tweedale […]

Marc Jones wins race to be Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner

May 6, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Conservative Marc Jones has been named as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire. He beat UKIP’s Victoria Ayling to the position – but needed a second preference count do so when votes were totalled in Lincoln today (Friday). Mr Jones received 39,441 first preference votes and Ms Ayling 28,583. However, the election results dictate that on first preference, the winner needs 50 per cent of the vote, plus one more vote. Ms Ayling received 8,837 […]