Delivering for Kent

Over the past four years, I’ve been listening to your concerns and working hard to make our urban and rural communities safer.

More Police

There's 532 more Officers in Kent compared to my election in 2016

Crime falling

Crime in Kent fell by 3% last year, and antisocial behaviour is down

101 improved

Average waiting times down from 5 minutes to less than 60 seconds

Cadets growing

Helped bring back Police cadets and it's going county-wide

Preventing crime

50 more PCSOs with extra powers to prevent crime and ASB

Visible policing

Expanded rural and town centre policing teams to boost visibility

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We applaud the work that Matthew Scott has done to raise the profile of mental health problems... he has demonstrated a real commitment to improving experiences and outcomes for victims across the county

We applaud the work that Matthew Scott has done to raise the profile of mental health problems... he has demonstrated a real commitment to improving experiences and outcomes for victims across the county

Diana Fawcett

CEO, Victim Support

You’ve done an outstanding job and set the bar high for PCC’s....we need you re-elected for continuity for Kent

You’ve done an outstanding job and set the bar high for PCC’s....we need you re-elected for continuity for Kent

Francis Osei-Appiah

CEO, Reform Restore Respect

You’re doing a great job, not only boosting the numbers of front line police officers and making sure policing effort focuses where people want it, but also leading on mental health

You’re doing a great job, not only boosting the numbers of front line police officers and making sure policing effort focuses where people want it, but also leading on mental health

Helen Whately MP

Faversham and Mid Kent and Health Minister

Latest news

Updates on Matthew’s work around Kent

Mental health awareness week

The tragedy and disruption brought about by Covid-19 has torn through all aspects of everyday life. Going to work, buying a pint of milk, seeing a loved one, exercising, work, holidays, education, celebrations, worship… I Read more…

COVID-19: blog seven

I have been allocated an extra £624,000 to distribute to organisations who support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Kent. Charities and other eligible groups are now being invited to bid into this Read more…