We need a strong team and a clear manifesto that is united by a commonality of purpose, with a drive to deliver for the residents.
A shift towards four-party politics in England is likely to continue. But in an incremental rather than dramatic manner.
I aim to give the police the training, equipment, and leadership they need to strengthen their relationship with the law-abiding public.
“That report into the project set up by my predecessor is back… Well, that project is getting axed for a start.”
Councils that are efficient and keep costs down should be rewarded, not penalised.
Drones can track down criminals on the run. That is more cost-effective than sending a police helicopter.