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PCC Candidate tours Essex on 'Battle Bus'
3:52pm Friday 26th October 2012 in News
A PROSPECTIVE police and crime commissioner is taking a month-long tour of Essex on his ‘Battle Bus.’
Independent candidate Mick Thwaites will be speaking to people about what they want from the police.
Mr Thwaites said: “The PCC needs to be honest and a champion for the people of Essex. Do you want them to be a police professional, or a politician?
“This role is too important to give to the latter – that’s why I am getting out on the road to tell people what I am about and personally ask them for their vote.”
His visits will include:
October 27 - 10am Police Authority, Chelmsford, 1.30pm Lakeside Shopping CentreOctober 30 – 1.30pm Victim Support event at Colchester United 7.30pm Westcliff Rotary event at Southend Cliffs Pavilion
October 31 – 7pm Essex Chronicle Hustings at Anglia Ruskin's Chelmsford campus.
November 1 – 7.30am Castle Point
November 3 - 9.45am Southend High School for Boys, 12pm Southend town centre, Thorpe Bay and Shoebury
November 5 – 9am Leigh, 11.30am Hadleigh, 2.30pm Rochford
November 6 – 1pm Colchester
November 8 – 12pm South Woodham Ferrers
November 9 – 12pm Rayleigh Market
November 10 – 9am Colchester , 11.30am University of Essex, Colchester, 2pm Southend United FC
November 15 – Essex wide tour of polling stations