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Second Labour Police Commissioner candidate falls foul of “exceptionally tough condition of eligibility”

Alan Charles has now joined Bob Ashford┬áin standing down as a Labour candidate for November’s Police and Crime Commissioner elections due to a youthful brush with the law.

His statement points the finger at the Home Office and Electoral Commission:

The Labour Party has only now received clarification from the Home Office and the Electoral Commission that juvenile convictions for imprisonable offences will bar people from becoming a police and crime commissioner.

That is, however, not quite the full story because this issue was directly debated when the legislation was going …

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  • User AvatarIan MacFadyen 30th Aug - 6:57pm
    We look forward to your applications for LEEDS EAST.
  • User Avatarjedibeeftrix 30th Aug - 6:56pm
    good article, Joe. "propose pre-positioning command and control, logistics specialists, heavy weapons and ammunition, probably at an existing base in Szczecin in Poland" rofl. move...
  • User AvatarIan MacFadyen 30th Aug - 6:52pm
    We can't wait till next May to rebuild. We must do it now.
  • User AvatarJohn Dunn 30th Aug - 6:10pm
    Joe writes: "The big shift in public opinion came in July, when separatist rebels shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 with advanced weapons" Evidence ??
  • User AvatarJoeBourke 30th Aug - 6:03pm
    The economist has a useful piece ahead of the Nato summit next week http://www.economist.com/news/international/21614166-russias-aggression-ukraine-has-made-natos-summit-wales-most-important - writing: NATO can only act by consensus, and some members...
  • User AvatarT-J 30th Aug - 6:02pm
    Ed, what do you mean by 'the Western World'? Because a good portions of the members of the European Union are intimately familiar with life...