665 more police
Matthew has helped recruit more police officers since 2016
crime is falling
Crime was down 5% before the pandemic, and more since.
ASB in focus
More PCSOs recruited to crack down on antisocial behaviour
more crimes solved
Greater focus has led to more arrests, charges and solves.
A crime fighter and a voice for victims
Matthew has served as Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner since May 2016. He lives in Swanley with his wife and two children. Matthew’s focus has been on making Kent safer, through recruiting more Police and PCSOs and focussing on what matters to residents. From a policing family, he understands what Officers and Staff need – and with experience as a councillor, school Governor and in other community roles, can speak up for our neighbourhoods.
Why you should re-elect Matthew
Matthew has a strong track record of delivering real and lasting action not just in Kent but on the national stage
more police, falling crime
Matthew’s campaign of police recruitment and backing our PCSOs has led to crime and antisocial behaviour falling before the pandemic
mental health reform
Matthew is an active mental health campaigner. He has advised Government on reform of mental health, policing and custody and secured legislative reform
a leader in business
Matthew was fundamental in the set up of Bluelight Commercial, a national company responsible for £1.5bn of procurement. He now Chairs the company board.
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