South West Police Commissioners


Avon and Somerset Police Commissioner
2012 Result
FIRST ROUND
Sue Mountstevens (Independent) 83985 35.8%
Ken Maddock (Conservative) 57094 24.3%
John Savage (Labour) 49989 21.3%
Pete Levy (Liberal Democrat) 43446 18.5%
MAJORITY 26891 11.5%
SECOND ROUND
Sue Mountstevens (Independent) 125704 64.9%
Ken Maddock (Conservative) 67842 35.1%
MAJORITY 57862 29.9%
Candidates
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Ken Maddock (Conservative) Somerset county councillor. Former Mendip councillor. Leader of Mendip council 2003-2007. Leader of Somerset county council 2009-2012
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John Savage (Labour) Businessman and former newspaper executive. Awarded the CBE for services to Business and Regeneration
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Pete Levy (Liberal Democrat) Born West Coker. Educated at Preston Comprehensive, Yeovil. Owner of a media company. Former police constable and military policeman. Bristol councillor since 2010.
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Sue Mountstevens (Independent) Former director of a baking company

Devon and Cornwall Police Commissioner
2012 Result
FIRST ROUND
Tony Hogg (Conservative) 55257 29%
Brian Greenslade (Independent) 24719 13%
Nicky Williams (Labour) 24196 12.7%
Brian Blake (Liberal Democrat) 23948 12.6%
Robert Smith (UKIP) 16433 8.6%
Ivan Jordan (Independent) 12382 6.5%
William Morris (Independent) 10586 5.6%
John Smith (Independent) 10171 5.3%
Graham Calderwood (Independent) 8667 4.5%
Thomas Macpherson (Independent) 4306 2.3%
MAJORITY 30538 16%
SECOND ROUND
Tony Hogg (Conservative) 69419 65.1%
Brian Greenslade (Independent) 37243 34.9%
MAJORITY 32176 30.2%
Candidates
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Tony Hogg (Conservative) Educated at Cheltenham College. Former defence advisor and Royal Navy commanding officer
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Nicky Williams (Labour) Political advisor. Plymouth councillor since 2010
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Brian Blake (Liberal Democrat) Former police officer
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Robert Smith (UKIP) Chartered psychologist
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Ivan Jordan (Independent) Architect and farmer
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Brian Greenslade (Independent) Accountant. Devon councillor for the Liberal Democrats. North Devon councillor for the Liberal Democrats. Leader of North Devon council. Former Chair of Devon and Cornwall police authority.
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William Morris (Independent) Former farmer, journalist and publisher. Secretary general of a middle-east peace charity.
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John Smith (Independent) Born 1941. Educated at London University. Former teacher and local government officer. Devon councillor 2007-2009 for the Liberal Democrats. Former Chair of Devon and Cornwall police authority
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Tam McPherson (Independent) Publican and former Royal Marine

Dorset Police Commissioner
2012 Result
FIRST ROUND
Martyn Underhill (Independent) 43425 45.2%
Nick King (Conservative) 31165 32.4%
Rachel Rogers (Labour) 11596 12.1%
Andy Canning (Liberal Democrat) 9963 10.4%
MAJORITY 12260 12.8%
SECOND ROUND
Martyn Underhill (Independent) 51930 60.1%
Nick King (Conservative) 34451 39.9%
MAJORITY 17479 20.2%
Candidates
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Nick King (Conservative) born 1965. Educated at Great Torrington School. Businessman. Bournemouth borough councillor since 2005. Contested Mid Dorset and North Poole 2010.
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Rachel Rogers (Labour) Participation worker. Weymouth and Portland councillor since 2012.
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Andy Canning (Liberal Democrat) Economist. West Dorset councillor since 2003
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Martyn Underhill (Independent) Retired detective chief inspector with Sussex police, second in command of the enquiry into the murder of Sarah Payne.

GloucestershirePolice Commissioner
2012 Result
FIRST ROUND
Victoria Atkins (Conservative) 28422 36.2%
Martin Surl (Independent) 27676 35.3%
Rupi Dhanda (Labour) 13741 17.5%
Alistair Cameron (Liberal Democrat) 8663 11%
MAJORITY 746 1%
SECOND ROUND
Martin Surl (Independent) 36586 53.1%
Victoria Atkins (Conservative) 32339 46.9%
MAJORITY 4247 6.2%
Candidates
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Victoria Atkins (Conservative) Born London, the daughter of Sir Robert Atkins MEP. Educated at Cambridge University. Barrister, specialising in criminal law.
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Rupi Dhanda (Labour) Solicitor. Married to Parmjit Dhanda, former MP for Gloucester
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Alistair Cameron (Liberal Democrat) born 1960. Educated at Greenhill School and Bristol University. Human resources officer. Former leader of Cheltenham Borough council. Contested Newport East 1997, 2001, Tewkesbury 2005, 2010.
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Martin Surl (Independent) Born 1957, Cheltenham. Educated at the Kings School. Former police superintendent.

Wiltshire Police Commissioner
2012 Result
FIRST ROUND
Angus Macpherson (Conservative) 28558 36.2%
Clare Moody (Labour) 16198 20.6%
Colin Skelton (Independent) 11446 14.5%
Paul Batchelor (Liberal Democrat) 10130 12.9%
John Short (UKIP) 7250 9.2%
Liam Silcocks (Independent) 5212 6.6%
MAJORITY 12360 15.7%
SECOND ROUND
Angus Macpherson (Conservative) 35319 62.5%
Clare Moody (Labour) 21157 37.5%
MAJORITY 14162 25.1%
Candidates
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Angus Macpherson (Conservative) Accountant. Former Swindon councillor.
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Clare Moody (Labour) Trade union official. Contested South West region 2004 European elections, Salisbury 2005
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Paul Batchelor (Liberal Democrat) Runs a family-owned bike shop.
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John Short (UKIP) Former council officer.
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Colin Skelton (Independent) Works in counter-terrorism and forensic training. Special constable
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Liam Silcocks (Independent) Works in IT and telecoms
Comments - One Response on “South West PCCs”
  1. My prediction?

    Lib DEM majority 15,000

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