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Holding to account

A key responsibility of a Police and Crime Commissioner is holding the Chief Constable to account – but what does that mean in practice?

Policing and the next PM

Elected Police and Crime Commissioners were introduced to make our communities safer. We are a voice for victims, the vulnerable and the voiceless, and champions for the residents, businesses and communities that we represent.

Brexit and Kent’s roads

I’ve been meeting with Ministers from the Department for Transport and others to make sure our roads flow smoothly after we leave the European Union, and that Kent council taxpayers aren’t footing the bill.

Dementia Training event

West Kent’s emergency services come together for a joint training event to learn more about supporting people living with dementia and their families.

Matthew to stand again for PCC

Kent’s current Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott, has been unanimously re-selected by Kent Conservatives and will stand again as the Conservative candidate for Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner on 7th May 2020.

Working together on homelessness

I’ve been visiting the brilliant Porchlight charity in #Canterbury today to talk about how we can work together with the Police to support rough sleepers and the homeless.

Matthew opens extended mental health facility

Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, cut the ribbon to formally open the extension at Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind’s Offices in College Road on Friday morning, 1 March. Matthew was among a number of supporters who helped fund…