MP Calls on Constituents to Respond to Police and Crime Commissioner Over Local Policing

December 13, 2013

Last week I went to a meeting with farmers and the police in a barn near Hertford, to hear about the Policing challenges and how the Hertfordshire Police are tackling criminals in the rural area.  It was good to see the Chief Constable and to hear his plans.  He also showed some new equipment.  The Police and Crime Commissioner has suggested that we should have a strong focus on local policing in Hertfordshire and that we should improve central services, but also increase the Police precept by 10p per week, in order to keep and improve this local focus.  David Lloyd, the Police and Crime Commissioner, is asking for public views on this and I would suggest that all constituents might want to respond on this important issue.  David’s website is at